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65th intake - CONSTRUCTION PROJECT PLANNING & SCHEDULING USING MICROSOFT PROJECT 2013

Easy-to-use project management softwares are now available to help contractors plan, control and evaluate their projects in a timely and cost-effective manner

Autodesk Revit Architecture 2016 Essentials

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is one of the most promising developments in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industries. BIM Technology has been identified as a key driver to improve work processes among all project stakeholders and it is mandatory for all Regulatory Submission Sinc 2015. Hence, Construction Practitioners will benefit from gaining a deeper understanding of BIM.

Autodesk Revit MEP 2015 Essentials

Autodesk® Revit® MEP software is the Building Information Modeling (BIM) solution for mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) engineers, providing purpose-built tools for building systems design and analysis. BIM Technology has been identified as a key driver to improve work processes among all project stakeholders and it is mandatory for all Regulatory Submission since 2015. Hence, Construction Practitioners will benefit from gaining a deeper understanding of BIM.

Autodesk Revit Structure 2016 Essentials

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is one of the most promising developments in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industries. BIM Technology has been identified as a key driver to improve work processes among all project stakeholders and it will be mandatory for all Regulatory Submission by 1st July 2015. Hence, Construction Practitioners will benefit from gaining a deeper understanding of BIM. SCAL Academy is an approved Authorized Autodesk Training Centre.

Basic Traffic Control Course (BTCC) *New!

BTCC training course is designed for workers or anyone who are assigned to work on LTA road, these workers or person must be train on how to control road traffic safely at their worksite entrance and along all LTA roads in Singapore. This course will cover effective planning and management traffic control at work zone and public safety. Participants will learn proper management for traffic control, safety for road users including the pedestrians. At the end of the course, participants will have a basic understanding of safety as well as the LTA Code of Practice for Traffic Control & Implementations.

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Seminars

[MAY] 24 - Construction Productivity Conference and Masterclass “Managing Construction Productivity through Better Planning”, 8.30am - 5.00pm

The Singapore Contractors Association Limited (SCAL) and SCAL Academy are organising an inaugural Construction Productivity Conference. We have invited local and overseas speakers to share on solutions and good practices that can help construction firms raise productivity through project management and process improvements. Following the conference, there is a Masterclass which covers an in-depth of the book “Good Practice in the Management of Time in Complex Projects”.

[MAY] 25 - Construction Productivity Masterclass "Project Management Masterclass"

By Mr Alan Midgley, Chairman of working group meeting and contributor of “Good Practice in the Management of Time in Complex Projects”. The speaker will share on the key elements and applicability of this guide book “Good Practice in the Management of Time in Complex Projects”. The full day session will also include classroom exercises on practical aspect of project planning and scheduling. Participants of the masterclass will receive a copy of the book worth about S$140! Target audience: Project Directors / Managers and above

[MAY] 08 - Preparing Payment Claim and Payment Response under the SOP ACT, 2.00pm - 5.00pm

The objective of the seminar is to introduce participants to the Security of Payment Act and the key points on preparing payment claim and payment response. Since the introduction of the Act, many organisation have used the Act to resolve payment problems including supply of materials and goods as well as professional services. The key point is the payment claim and payment response under the SOP Act Regime. Participants will be given practical discussions and exercise to illustrate the operation of the SOP.

[MAY] 09 Settling Construction Disputes through Arbitration and Litigation, 2.00pm - 5.00pm

The objective of the seminar is to introduce participants to the Security Of Payment Act and on how it operates in the practical context. The theme will be on how the SOP is it is called in short form operates. By the end of the talk, participants would have learned how the Security Of payment Act operates. They would have also learned how to meet the timelines and what needs to be done when making an application to bring claims within the strict regime of the Act.

[MAY] 12 - English Session - Recent updates on Work Injury Compensation Act (WICA) and Contractors' All Risk (C.A.R), 1pm - 5pm

This 4 hours seminar will allow participants to know (WICA) for compliance and have an understanding of extend of entitlement and coverage from WICA. And the Contractors' All Risk (CAR) and third party liability claims - Dealing with loss adjusters and presenting claims to insurers - Observing proper procedures and handling the technical aspect of the claims

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Workshops

[MAY] 02 - Design for Safety (DfS) for PMEs (Professional, Manager and Executive). 9.30am - 5.30pm

For PMEs working in the building and construction industry, the new 1-Day "DfS for PMEs” will leverage on the WSH (DfS) Regulations 2015 as well as real live cases that surround us to illustrate the importance of incorporating inherently safe design features into our environment. The course will cover DfS aspects of the whole live cycle of a building or structure from conceptualization, design, tender, construction, occupation, maintenance to demolition. Participants will be introduced to the “Guidelines on Design for Safety in Buildings and Structures”, the “Code of Practice on WSH Risk Management” published by MOM and the WSH Council as well as the WSH (DfS) Regulations 2015.

[MAY] 03 - Legislative Requirements for Earthworks, 10.00am - 5.00pm

This course aims to provide an overview of the provisions in the Electricity Act, Telecommunications Act and other relevant legislation, codes of practice, etc. Pertaining to construction earthworks carrying out in the vicinity of the subsurface utility facilities. Participants will learn about the key requirements of the relevant legislation and control measures in the prevention of damage to the subsurface utility facilities.

[MAY] 08 - 09 - QEHS Internal Auditors Course - ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 & OHSAS 18001:2007, 9.00am - 5.00pm

In a rapidly growing and competitive sector such as the construction industry, quality, environment, health and safety (QEHS) will always remain key priorities for any company wishing to make a success in the market. As such, SCAL ACADEMY organized the following course in order to meet the needs of those companies which are striving for better QEHS performance as one of their key objectives for achieving business excellence.

[MAY] 12 - Understanding Adjudication under the Security of Payment (SOP) Act, 9.30am - 5.30pm

Singapore has legislation relating to Security of Payment. This legislation is about a process to deal with disputed payments for work done and/or supplies provided in the building and construction industry. This Act came into effect on 1 April 2005 and affects virtually everyone involved in the Construction Industry. The workshop will help participant to understand the complexity and mechanism of this Act in order to make sure the requirements are met. Failure to understand or issue complying Payment Responses or Approvals may give rise to the opportunity for contractors and parties providing related goods and services under construction contracts to initiate adjudication procedures to enforce prompt payment.

[MAY] 16 - Effective Business Writing, 9.00am - 5.00pm

This course will provide participants with the practical skills and knowledge required to communicate in writing effectively between departments and with other companies. Participants will cover the importance of writing as a communication tool, the various principles and processes of writing, the overall appearance of the completed form of written communication. Also covered will be the presentation and structure of such areas as, letter writing, memo and email writing.

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