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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.


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.


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

Apply Labour Legislation in People-Management Practices for the Built Environment Sector

Apply Labour Legislation in People-Management Practices for the Built Environment Sector

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.

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[Feb] 03 CONFIRMED - Understanding SkillsFuture for the Workplace, 2pm - 5pm

With increasing transformation of the workplace locally, the types of skills needed in the

[Feb] 11 - Fair Grievance Handling & Developing an Effective Disciplinary Process, 2.00pm - 6.00pm

Treating employees with respect, and adopt fair and responsible employment practices in the workplace provides the organization with a strong foundation for developing and raising employees’ performance level. To start with, a fair grievance handling mechanism is the key to ensuring that grievances are handled in an appropriate and fair manner The whole idea of handling grievances is not to solely to discipline employees but rather to educate them and ensure that their grievances are resolved applicably so that they are able to fully concentrate on their work. Having a grievance handling mechanism, also allows an employer to objectively hear and process grievances in a prompt and effective manner.

[Feb] 18 - Amendments to the SOP Act & Regulations (How they affect you), 2.00pm - 5.00pm

Amendments to the SOP Act & Regulations (How they affect you)

[Feb] 20 - Safety Aspects of Scaffolds and Formwork, 1.00pm - 5.00pm

The workshop will highlight safety-related characteristics of scaffold and formwork structures, discuss various risks in the relevant activities, and propose practical guidelines on how to control and manage them. Focus will be on how recent developments such as SS580 – Formwork Code of Practice, Design for Safety etc. affect the safety aspects. Case studies to illustrate the common deficiencies and root causes that might have been anticipated and controlled will be presented.

[Feb] 22- Stay Safe at Heights, 9.00am - 1.00pm

This 4-hour session aims to provide general and basic understanding towards planning for work-at-height activities, and the factors contributing to making it safe and effective. Participants will appreciate how the general concepts should be looked at, putting them together, and thus enabling them to be able to make good decisions for selection, evaluation and approving of control measures before allowing work-at-heights activities to commence.

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[Feb] 04 CONFIRMED - Fire-Fighting Systems In Buildings, 1.00pm - 5.00pm

The Singapore Fire Code requires that buildings be designed with appropriate fire protection system. One of the key systems is the building’s fire-fighting system. These fire-fighting systems are probably the last line of defence when other early detection and suppression system fail to control the fire in its incipient stage. When the in-house company emergency response team (CERT) is activated to provide intervention, these fire-fighting systems are crucial to be functioning to enable the response personnel, including the SCDF personnel, to carry out fire-fighting operation. This workshop will cover the various types of fire-fighting systems and their corresponding inspection, testing and maintenance requirements.

[Feb] 05 & 06 - QEHS Internal Auditors Course - ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 & ISO 45001:2018, 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.

[Feb] 05 - 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.

[Feb] 06 - ISO 45001 Internal Auditors Course

This course aims to provide participants with essential skills and knowledge required to plan and conduct effective internal audits based on ISO 45001:2018 requirements.

[Feb] 07 - Mandarin Workshop ISO45001, 9am - 5pm

Participants can learn how to implement the NEW ISO 45001 and its certification requirements.

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