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62nd 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 2015 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.

Autodesk Revit Structure 2015 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.

Design for Safety for Professionals Course (previously known as Design for Safety Coordinator (DfSC) Course)

The Singapore Contractors Association Limited (SCAL) is the Accredited Training Provider approved by the Ministry of Manpower to conduct DfSP Course where suitable participants upon successful completion would be certified as Design for Safety for Professionals Course (previously known as Design for Safety Coordinator (DfSC) Course) for construction building projects.

Formwork Safety Course for Workers (English)

SCAL is the Accredited Training Provider approved by the Ministry of Manpower for the Formwork Safety Course for Workers.

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Seminars

[ OCT] 04 - Strategic Conflict Management for your Disputes, 2pm - 4.30pm

In this seminar, participants will learn what mediation is and how it differs from court proceedings and other dispute resolution processes. They will hear from a construction and engineering lawyer, construction consultant and an experienced mediator on the benefits of attending mediation as opposed to litigation, and case studies of how mediation resolved parties’ disputes. The seminar aims to provide participants with some background on mediation, discuss the use of innovative solutions in mediation and how it can be useful to those in the construction industry.

[ OCT] 06 - Design and Develop KET-Based Written Employment Contract, 1.30pm - 5.30pm

By 1 April 2016, companies are required to issue written employment contract to all employees covered under the Singapore’s Employment Act. The requirement stated that the written employment contract shall contain the mandatory key employment terms (KET). This half-day workshop helps company’s Management and HR personnel prepare for the new requirement taking effect soon.

[ OCT] 07 - Lean PlanDo - Adopt Lean for Construction Productivity, 2.00pm - 3.30pm (Not applicable for SLOTs renewal)

The advancements in construction technologies has great potential to increase productivity, but construction wastes are still a major challenge. Construction wastes take up majority of the effort involved in construction projects. There is a need for an alternative method to manage and eliminate these wastes like construction delays, waiting times, correction works, and uncertainty and so on. Lean is the alternative. Lean PlanDo enables construction companies to easily adopt lean construction principles and improve its planning and project management practices and through a collective planning process.

[ OCT] 11 - The Preparation of Claims for Time and Cost, 1pm - 5pm

It is inevitable during the life of a project that changes will happen. When these changes occur they usually result in an increase in cost and time for which the Contractor will want to be reimbursed. This seminar will set out how to produce a claim for Time and Cost with focus on the types and content of claims, instructions, what are changes and variation orders, claims concerning time and what happens after the submission of claims.

[ OCT] 20 - Environment Sustainability Conference on "Think Green, Build Green" 8.30am - 4.45pm

The Singapore Contractors Association and SCAL Academy with the support from Sphere Exhibits are pleased to organize a One-day Conference on Environment Sustainability with the theme, “Think Green, Build Green”. The conference, held concurrently with BuildTech Asia, will highlight topics from sustainable practices and solutions to efficient use of resources to achieve cost effectiveness and environmental benefits.

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Workshops

[ OCT] 10 - Accident Investigation - An Approach in Managing Occupational Accident, 10.00am - 5.00pm

Accidents are usually complex and there are laws and regulations in many countries requiring companies to self-investigate accidents and report certain types of occupational accidents to the local authorities. Some organizations may even require reporting accident to their corporate headquarters. The purpose of an investigation is to find the root causes and correct them to prevent similar events from happening in the future. This course offers the steps to conduct a thorough investigation by gathering evidence, interviewing witnesses, and analyzing the facts, and to make effective recommendations to prevent similar occurrences.

[ OCT] 12 - 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.

[ OCT] 14 - Electrification of Construction Projects, 10.00am - 5.00pm

This one-day course gives an overview of the legislative requirements on the electrification of construction projects with special focus on electrical supply system. In which, participants will learn about the roles of LEWs, the licensed installation requirements

[ OCT] 17 - Construction Adjudication and Settlement, 10.00am - 5.00pm

Participants would have developed the necessary skills and technique to settle construction disputes. Participants will be given many practical exercises and guidelines in how best to settle construction disputes. By the end of the course, participants would have a clear picture as to how to find a solution for the disputes in question. Many practical examples will be used and key points will be discussed.

[ OCT] 17 to 21 & [NOV] 14 & 15 - QEHS Internal Auditors Course - ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 & OHSAS 18001:2007, 6.30pm - 9.30pm | 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.

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