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Corporate History

The Singapore Contractors Association Ltd (SCAL) 

Formerly known as the Singapore Chinese Contractors Association formed in 1937, SCAL started out with 30 Chinese contractors. After a series of significant events, the Association became known as the Singapore Contractors Association Ltd (SCAL).

The Association currently resides within her own building, the Construction House which was built in 1984. For more details on SCAL, visit their site here.

SCAL Academy Pte Ltd

SCAL Academy Pte Ltd was created as SCAL's third subsidiary. Formed in 2009, SCAL Academy serves as an extension to SCAL's objective, to improve the standards and promoting the development of the construction industry in Singapore. SCAL Academy started out with providing courses for selected positions within the industry. SCAL Academy is currently expanding and diversifying into areas outside of safety courses. For more details on SCAL Academy, feel free to browse through our website.


“The training provided by SCAL’s experienced and knowledgeable trainers has equipped me with an excellent grasp of construction safety and allowed me to enhance worksite safety in Woh Hup”

Govindavelalar Gunasekaran

“The course content is very relevant to my daily work and I will definitely recommend this course to my colleagues with design background at SCAL Academy.”

Daphne Yip

“SCAL Academy has a good understanding of how the industry works and the training is much better aligned with practical needs. The trainer also exhibited fantastic content knowledge and this enabled me to apply the concepts to my work.””

Kenn Tan