Understanding the Security of Payment (SOP) Act

Comprehensive Training Course on Security of Payment Act (SOP) for Construction Industry Professionals

Course Overview

Security of Payment Act (SOP act) is a crucial component of the construction industry and can impact the payment process for all parties involved. This one-day training course has been designed to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of the act and the essential tools needed to prepare or respond to adjudication documents.


Course Outline

The training will cover all key components of the SOP act, including payment claims, payment schedules, adjudication applications, adjudication responses, and adjudication determinations. The course will begin with an overview of the SOP act and its significance in the construction industry. Participants will then learn about the process of making and responding to payment claims, and what to do in the event of a dispute over payment. They will also be given information on how to apply for adjudication, and what changes have been made in the latest amendments to the act.


Target Audience

This course is designed for construction industry professionals, including contracts professionals, Human resource professionals and anyone involved in the building construction industry. It is also suitable for individuals who currently prepare or intend to prepare documents relating to adjudication.


Professional Benefits

  • Participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of the SOP act and its impact on the construction industry.

  • They will learn about their rights, obligations and liabilities in relation to payment claims and adjudication processes.

  • The training will equip participants with the knowledge and skills needed to prepare and respond to adjudication documents, reducing the risk of disputes and ensuring a smoother payment process.

  • Participants will be up to date with the latest amendments to the act, ensuring they are compliant with current regulations.

  • Attending this course can enhance participants' professional development and credibility in their field.


Course Fees (Incl GST)

SCAL member: $285.00

Non-member: $325.00


Speaker's Profile

Roy is know as a leading contract practitioner in the local construction industry with profound knowledge of the field. He is regularly identified by his peer as a heavyweight in the contracts administration with a bona fide reputation.

For the last 23 years, Roy has been involved in all facets of projects, commercial, contractual and dispute management for building and civil engineering works in Singapore. Roy advocates strongly that agreements between parties should be honored according to their contract terms and efforts to resolve disputes by negotiations should be made prior to third party dispute settlement such as adjudication or arbitration. His portfolio of dispute avoidance and resolution, commercial management, procurement advice and contracts management experience span a wide variety of complex building, engineering, tunneling and infrastructure projects in Singapore.

Course Duration

1.0 Day Course

  • Training Hours – 8.5 hours

  • Assessment Hours – 0 hours

Medium Of Instruction

  • English

Funding Information

This webinar is not eligible for funding.



PDU: 7 Units

CET: 7 Hours

CPAS: 7 Units


Course Brochure

Understanding the Security of Payment (SOP) Act



An e-Certificate of Attendance will be issued to participant who complete the course with 100% attendance. 



A notice of replacement / postponement together with the full particulars of the new participant (for replacement) must be given to us AT LEAST 3 working days before course commencement. A charge of S$50 (replacement) or S$100 (postponement) will be imposed on such changes. 



A notice of cancellation must be given at least 3 working days before commencement of the course and 50% of course fee will be charged /returned. If notice is given less than 3 working days before the first day of the course, there will be no refund/100% charged.


Special Class

Available upon request.


For more information, please contact Mr Law Jia Hao at 67939020 or email jiahao@scal-academy.com.sg

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