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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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[ DEC] 14 - Design a Practical Salary Structure and Employees’ Benefit Scheme for Small-Medium Enterprises, 2.00pm - 6.00pm

In a competitive labor market, the Small-and-Medium Enterprises (SMEs) might not have the rich resources as larger companies in attracting and retaining talents. This puts SMEs in a disadvantaged position in the talent war. Yet, the differentiated head start should not prevent SMEs in developing an effective compensation and benefit scheme in their bid to recruit and retain talents against larger companies. The first starting point is for enlightened SMEs to develop a useful and practical compensation and benefit scheme. Doing so is fundamental for SMEs in achieving organizational growth and business expansion. Without putting in place this scheme, SMEs will always be plagued by the difficulty in hiring staff and the concern of employees turnover. This workshop will provide SMEs with a down-to-earth approach in designing a compensation and benefit system to enhance its competitiveness in recruiting and retaining its employees.

[ DEC] 15 - 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

[ DEC] 18 -The Practical Approach to Understanding, WICA, Project, and all other Insurance Policies including Claims, Procedures and Legal Issues, 2.00pm - 5.00pm

In the construction industry, engineering and construction projects, require a comprehensive insurance policy which will cover the liability, claims and procedures of reimbursement. Without a proper understanding of the WICA, Project Insurance and other policies, many companies end up with claims, and issues which they were not aware of. If it is project insurance what does it cover, and including Project Insurance policies.

[ DEC] 19 - The Practical Approach to Handling EOT & Defective Design Issues, 2.00pm - 5.00pm

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.

[ DEC] 20 - The Practical Approach of Settling and Recovering Payment and Variation Claims, 10.00am - 1.00pm

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

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[ DEC] 20 - Employment Act (includes recent updates), 9.00am - 5.00pm

In this One-day course, participants will be able to have good understanding of the various provisions of the Employment Act and its applications in day-to-day dealings at the workplace. The proposed changes to the Employment of Foreign Manpower Act will also be highlighted in this course.

[ JAN] 10 - Design for Safety (DfS) for PMEs (Professional, Manager and Executive). 9.30am - 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.

[ JAN] 17 - Safe and Fuel-Efficient Driving (SAFED), 9.00am - 6.00pm

The SAFED course is considered as a baseline for the development of driver skills and knowledge specifically in the area of road safety and fuel efficiency. At the end of this workshop, participants should be able to: ? Understand the implications of their own behaviour and attitudes, as well as those of other road users ? Understand the importance of managing interactions appropriately ? Know how to deal with incidents that may occur when driving ? Help drivers to save money on fuel and to drive safely

[ JAN] 17 - Understanding REDAS Design and Build Conditions of Contract , 9.30am - 5.30pm

The Real Estate Developer’s Association of Singapore (REDAS) Design and Build Conditions of Contract standard form is widely used in the private sector for design and build projects. The current edition includes an option module enabling the Employer to appoint his own design consultant to provide the architectural design.

[ JAN] 25 - 26 - 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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