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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

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 2017 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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[ MAY] 21 (CONFIRMED) - Construction Disputes - Part 1 - An introduction, 9.00am - 1.00pm

This course gives an overview of the nature of construction disputes and the various options of dispute resolution processes for construction projects.

[ MAY] 21 (CONFIRMED) - Construction Disputes - Part 2 - Dispute Resolution Processes, 2.00pm - 6.00pm

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] 24 (CONFIRMED) - The Preparation of Claims for Time and Cost, 1.00pm - 5.00pm

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.

[ MAY] 25 - Managing Various Forms of Employees’ Termination, 2.00pm - 6.00pm

The ability to manage employees’ termination is paramount to building an effective workforce in the organization. Unfair termination practices can lead to lower employees’ morale, affects performances, damaged Company’s image and often subject the organization to unnecessary legal disputes.

[ MAY] 31 (CONFIRMED) - Environment Sustainability Seminar, 8.30am - 12.30pm

The Singapore Contractors Association and SCAL Academy are pleased to organize a half day Environment Sustainability seminar on 24 May 2018. The seminar will cover key topics such as: Green Certification in the Building Industry Overview and Sustainable Material Technologies of Environmental and Water Technology, Centre of Innovation (EWTCOI) Perspective of the Contractor Approach of Sustainability

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[ MAY] 23 - 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.

[ MAY] 30 - 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.

[ MAY] 30 - Open Electricity Market and Solar Energy Future, 10.00am - 5.00pm

This one-day course gives an overview of the open electricity market and solar energy future, aimed to educate the customers in choosing the suitable electricity retailer with a price plan best suited to meet their needs at the workplace as well as home. The benefits that consumers may achieve will depend on several factors including the amount of electricity used and the consumption patterns. The use of solar energy by the consumers to generate their own solar power and sell excess energy back to the grid is one such consideration that the consumers can take in electrical energy management and operating cost optimization.

[JUN] 04 - Understanding Contract and Construction Law for the Construction Industry, 10am - 5pm

It is a well-known fact, having good knowledge of contract and construction is essential for most companies. Knowledge of how construction and contract law operates is important in appreciating the consequences, when contracts are signed or interpreted. The course well teach key contract principles, construction principles, and how construction law deals with payment, variation and other issues

[JUN] 05 - High Risk Construction Worksites 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.

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