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66th 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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[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] 26 - 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.

[MAY] 29 - Resolving Construction Disputes between Main Contractor and Sub Contractor, 2pm - 5pm

The objective of the seminar is to introduce participants to resolve construction disputes between main contractor and subcontractor and on how it operates in the practical context. The theme will be on how main contractor and sub-contractor can resolve construction disputes.

[ JUN] 02 - The Employment Tribunal and Its New Procedure and Regulations, 2.00pm - 5.00pm

The new Employment Tribunal come into force in 1st April 2017 and it will change the landscape on how employment claims, issues will be resolved. The Employment Tribunal will take over the Labour Court’s function of hearing statutory salary-related disputes on employee entitlements under the Employment Act, Retirement & Re-employment Act and the Child Development Co-Savings Act.

[ JUN] 06 - Mandarin Session - Design Written Employment Contract with Mandatory KET (Key-Employment Terms) Elements, 2.00pm - 6.00pm

Come 1 April 2017, companies that failed to issue employment contract that contains Key-Employment Terms (KET) will be penalized under the law. The Employment Act was amended in April 2016 that require companies 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. During the workshop, the other two requirements that will also be shared are ‘Itemised Payslip’ and ‘Record Keeping’. Together with the KETs, these are the three new changes in the Employment Act

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Workshops

[MAY] 30 - Construction Disputes - Part 1 - An introduction, 9am - 1pm

Construction projects comprise a diversity of interests of many parties including the developer, main contractor, sub-contractors and professionals which interact to create a completed project. Inevitably, over time, there can be disputes and disagreement about the interpretation of terms and conditions of the contracts including indemnity clause, extension of time and progressive payments, etc. If not resolved in time, the disputes and disagreement can become very costly in terms of time lost, opportunity costs, legal costs, etc.

[MAY] 30 - Construction Disputes - Part 2 - Dispute Resolution Processes, 2pm - 6pm

Construction projects comprise a diversity of interests of many parties including the developer, main contractor, sub-contractors and professionals which interact to create a completed project. Inevitably, over time, there can be disputes and disagreement about the interpretation of terms and conditions of the contracts including indemnity clause, extension of time and progressive payments, etc. If not resolved in time, the disputes and disagreement can become very costly in terms of time lost, opportunity costs, legal costs, etc.

[MAY] 30 - Stay Safe at Heights, 1.00pm - 5.00pm

This 4-hour workshop 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.

[MAY] 31 - High Risk Construction Worksite Legislative Requirements, 10.00am - 5.00pm

This course gives an overview of the legislative requirements for high risk construction worksites as defined under the WSH (Construction) Regulations. The WSH (Operation of Cranes) Regulations which is legislated to deal with crane accidents at worksites will be highlighted in the discussion.

[ JUN] 01 - 02 - 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.

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