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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 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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[Nov] 16 CONFIRMED - Mandarin Session - Practical Approach to Key Clauses In The Employment Act And Its Applications, 2.00pm - 6.00pm

This half a day workshop provides a comprehensive understanding of key clauses in Singapore's most important employment statue law – the Employment Act of Singapore. The latter forms the basis to govern the employer-employee relationship in Singapore – outlining the statutory requirement of employees’ working terms and conditions and the employer’s rights and obligations of employment.

[Nov] 19 - Essentials of your C.A.R Policy – A brief guide to best coverage, 1.00pm - 5.00pm

Project site accidents can take place in any location. Contractors are required to comply with various safety guidelines and procedures. However, accidents / incidents can still take place. The recent early morning incident where an elevated ramp construction gave way when concreting works were underway – is a classic case when things can go wrong on site. This ½ day course will address safety issues and how the CAR Policy responds to such site accidents.

[Nov] 21 - Remedies for Non-Payment, 2.00pm - 5.00pm

Given that cash flow is the lifeblood of a Contractor’s ability to carry out works under any Construction Project, a sound understanding of options in the event non-payment is crucial. These range from the most prominent avenue for expedited payment in Security of Payment Act Adjudication to more drastic avenues such as Arbitration & Litigation. With the aid of local case law, relevant statutory rules and practical considerations, this session seeks to provide up-to-date insights on the various remedies available to Contractors in the event that payment is withheld.”

[Nov] 21 CONFIRMED- 3-Step Approach Towards Business Excellence

Many SMEs might consider striving towards Business Excellence as a grueling journey and perhaps a mere mission impossible.

[Nov] 22 - An Introduction on Behavioral Safety Program for Dynamic Settings, 1.00pm - 5.00pm

This seminar, jointly organized by the SCAL Academy and BSD Professionals aims to share successful approach on behavioral safety program in dynamic settings. It presents an excellent opportunity for local and regional construction personnel to gain insights experience on behavioral safety implementation at global stage.

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[Nov] 19 - Contract Administration under Public Sector Standard Conditions of Contract (PSSCOC), 9.00am - 5.30pm

The Public Sector Standard Conditions of Contract (PSSCOC) was developed by the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) to enable a common contract form to be used in all public sector construction projects. Familiarity among users will reduce tendering efforts and promote greater efficiency in contract administration. The PSSCOC for Construction Works was first published in 1995. It had undergone several reviews. The second and third editions were launched in July 1999 and January 2004 respectively. The fourth edition was launched in March 2005 to be in line with the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2004 which came into operation in April 2005. The current version is the PSSCOC for Construction Works (Seventh Edition Jul 2014).

[Nov] 26 - 27 - 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.

[Nov] 27 - Design for Safety (DfS) for PMEs (Professional, Manager and Executive). 9.00am - 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.

[Nov] 27 - 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.

[Dec] 03 - 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.

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