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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.

WSQ DEVELOP A RISK MANAGEMENT IMPLEMENTATION PLAN (equivalent to BizSAFE Level 2)

The Singapore Contractors Association Limited (SCAL) is the Accredited Training Organisation approved by the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA) to conduct training for Singapore Workforce Skills Qualification (WSQ) “Develop a Risk Management Implementation Plan" (Total: 15 hours) which replaced the “Risk Management Course (Total: 14 hours)”, with effect from January 2013.

73rd intake - CONSTRUCTION PROJECT PLANNING & SCHEDULING USING MICROSOFT PROJECT 2016

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

Applying Primavera Project Planner Requirements for LTA Roads & Rails Projects

All large scale Land Transport Authority (LTA) road or rail projects would require Contractors to submit a programme to demonstrate their ability to meet all key dates during pre and post tender award. The programmes shall be developed by computerised Critical Path Method (CPM) using at least version 6.0 of Primavera P6 Professional Project Management from Oracle.

Autodesk Revit Architecture 2019 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.

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Seminars

[Mar] 12 - Contracts and Practice Seminar 2019 “Let’s Talk – Mediation and SOP (Amendment) Bill”, 9.00am - 5.00pm

The Singapore Contractors Association (SCAL) is organising its eight series of the Contracts and Practice Seminar on 12 March 2019, Tuesday with the theme “Let’s Talk – Mediation and SOP (Amendment) Bill”. The seminar aims to update participants on the latest development in relation to mediation and the key amendments to the Security of Payment (Amendment) Bill which was passed by Parliament on 28 Oct 2018. The key amendments to the provisions of the Act will be discussed. This seminar is relevant to all construction industry professionals, especially those who are involved in making and/or certifying claims for payment.

[Feb] 26 - CONFIRMED Leadership & Leading with Different Personality, 2.00pm - 5.00pm

Leadership is a subject which has been very much talked about but seldom practiced. Leadership is all about influencing people to achieve the corporate’s goals. Great leaders have much influence and have therefore achieved much. Leadership is not in-born but it can certainly be acquired through continued learning and practicing.

[Feb] 26 CONFIRMED - Mandarin Seminar – Leadership & Leading with Different Personality, 10am - 1pm

Leadership is a subject which has been very much talked about but seldom practiced. Leadership is all about influencing people to achieve the corporate’s goals. Great leaders have much influence and have therefore achieved much. Leadership is not in-born but it can certainly be acquired through continued learning and practicing.

[Feb] 27 - The Practical Approach of Settling and Recovering Payment and Variation Claims through Arbitration and Litigation, 2pm - 5pm

Many a times, companies do not have the necessary focus, and or the skill to find solutions when it comes to payment and variation claims. The focus will be more on what ways payment and variation claims disputes can be settled. Alternatively, the skills needed for this and if there is a bad debt how to recover it when it is payment and variation claims

[Feb] 27 - The Practical Approach to Handling EOT & Defective Design Issues, 10.00am - 1.00pm

The objective of the seminar is to introduce participants to the practical approach defective design and EOT issues. In the construction industry, many organisation are not clear on how to resolve these issues. When faced with these issues, they are not sure as to how to resolve these issues or settle them amicably.

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Workshops

[Feb] 27 - Digital LEAN Project Planning & Collaboration, 9am - 5pm

Digital LEAN Project Planning & Collaboration

[Feb] 28 - Managing Challenging Workplace Unsafe Behaviors, 10.00am - 5.00pm

In today’s workplace safety, there were many concerns pertaining to unfair dismissal of workers as many employers tend to blame workers for occupational accidents and injuries rather than working to create a safe and healthy workplace.

[Mar] 01 - Building Fire Safety Inspections, 1.00pm - 5.00pm

The requirements for building plan submission prior to any commencement of building project ensure that building designers such as architects and engineers exercise due diligent in the fire safety design of building structures during the initial design phase. When construction commences upon building plan being approved, the fire safety works need to be inspected and certified by registered fire inspectors and the SCDF before the building project can attain the temporary occupation permit (TOP) as well as the Fire Safety Certificate (FSC) for occupation. Some building with critical fire life safety systems such as automatic fire detection and alarm systems, smoke control systems, automatic suppression systems, etc. are required to undergo periodic professional engineers’ inspection and testing as well as annual fire certificate (FC) inspection by the authority. This workshop will cover the essential requirements and processes of building fire safety inspection to help FSMs to establish an effective fire safety management program.

[Mar] 07 - How to get the best from your Contractors'All Risk Insurance policy - A practitioners' view point on best practices, coverage and claims, 10.00am - 5.00pm

The region has seen an increase in large infrastructure development projects cropping up in recent years. Accordingly, the demand for Construction and Engineering-related insurances has grown steadily to cover such risks. This one day intensive course comprising lectures and case studies will enable participants to acquire sound technical knowledge of one of the main Construction insurance classes to effectively appreciate this insurance policy and coverage. Issues of dealing with CAR claims aspects will also be addressed during this session.

[Mar] 13 - Mandarin Workshop - Risk Management for Construction SMEs, 9.00am - 5.00pm

Risk management is critical for businesses when it comes to survival, sustainability and success. For Singapore small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the construction sector, risk management is an essential tool to secure revenue and profits when the business landscape is cautiously optimistic. This one-day interactive workshop focuses on how SMEs can address Singapore’s risk landscape involving domestic regulatory requirements, business needs and organisations’ internal issues, in a systematic and productive manner.

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