Psychological First Aid (PFA) is an approach learnt by both professionals and non-professionals who are in a position to help colleagues, friends or family members impacted by distressing events. It is not necessary for helpers to have a psychosocial or mental health background in order to be able to offer PFA.
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.
Essential Requirements for Successful Claims for Construction Disruption & Delays
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).
Construction Projects are complex undertakings from the point of procurement, to contracting, execution and managing the works and often the disputes that may arise. An understanding of the intricacies (often far more common sense than legalistic) of contracting can go a long way to appreciating how best to manage. In this two days course, the trainer will discuss (with practical cases) on the following outline.