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Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is SCAL Academy?

SCAL Academy was established in 2009 by The Singapore Contractors Association Ltd. (SCAL) to develop and conduct training courses, seminars and workshops for the construction industry. In terms of experience, we have been conducting Workplace Safety & Health (WSH) courses for the construction industry as an MOM Accredited Training Provider since the early 1990s.

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2. Where is SCAL Academy located?

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3. How do I get to SCAL Academy?

Nearest MRT is Joo Koon MRT. Walk 3 minutes to Joo Koon Bus Interchange and board bus 255. Alight at the 2nd bus stop right outside JTC Space@Gul building.

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4. What are the opening hours for SCAL Academy?

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5. Disclaimer Statement

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Courses, Workshops and Seminars

1.  How long is my certificate valid for after passing the WSQ Apply Workplace Safety and Health for Construction Sites (CSOC)?

For Singaporeans and Permanent Resident (PR), if their working experience in the construction industry is 6 years or more, the CSOC pass will be valid for 4 years. Otherwise, the validity is for 2 years.

For migrant workers, the period of validity will depend on the records held with Ministry of Manpower (MOM) Worker Training Record System.

2.  Do I get a certificate as well as ID card after passing the exam?

Participants will be awarded a certificate and ID card upon completing and passing the course exam.

3.  How long after the exam can we know the result?

The results will be ready for collection, ranging between 2 - 3 weeks after taking the exam. We will mail out by normal mail once ready.

4.  Can we have the certificate delivered to us?

The results will be ready for collection, ranging between 2 - 3 weeks after taking the exam. We will mail out by normal mail once ready.

5.   I have lost my certificate. Can I get another copy?

Yes. Duplicate certificates are available at a cost of S$50 per copy. Please download the request form here and email to enquiry@scal-academy.com.sg. 

6.   Are there any examinations for courses conducted by SCAL Academy?

There are examinations / assessments for most of SCAL Academy courses. Browse through our training courses here.

7.   How can I be eligible to sit for the examination?

Only participants with at least 75% attendance or stipulated otherwise will be eligible to sit for the examination. Participants who are late for more than 30 minutes will not be allowed to sit for examination.

8.  Are your courses conducted in other languages besides English?

Yes, we conduct Apply Workplace Safety and Health in Construction Sites (CSOC) in 6 different languages besides English. Our Perform Work-at-Height Course are also available in 3 different languages besides English. Also, we conduct the Supervise Construction Work for WSH, Supervise WSH for Formwork Construction, Perform Metal Scaffold Erection in Mandarin. Find out more about our courses here.

9.  Do you conduct courses on a weekend?

Yes! We have classes on Saturdays and Sundays.

10. Can SCAL Academy conduct the safety courses at our project office?

Yes. However, that would be subjected to prior approval by the Authority.

11. Besides safety courses, do you conduct other courses or workshops?

Yes. We conduct other construction-related courses, seminars and workshops. Browse for the topics that might interest you at Courses, Seminars or Workshops.

12.   How can I give feedback on your courses?

You can drop us an email at enquiry@scal-academy.com.sg. We will do our best to respond by the next working day.

13.   Are the WSH courses conducted at SCAL Academy recognized?

Yes! All our WSH courses that are accredited by MOM are recognized and accepted in Singapore.

14.   Are all courses conducted at SCAL Academy?

SCAL Academy conducts more than just courses. We also conduct workshops and seminars. Depending on the seating capacity, some workshops/ seminars may be held at SCAL Construction House. Click here for details on the location.

15. How do I get more information about the courses available in SCAL Academy?

You can obtain more details via any one of the following options:
-     Call us at 6793 9020.
-     Browse through our coursesworkshops and seminars from website.

16.   Who is eligible to sign up for SCAL Academy courses, workshops and seminars?

SCAL Academy coursesworkshops and seminars are open to public. However, there are certain entry requirements to fulfil for WSH courses. For more details, contact us here.

17.   How do I apply for SCAL Academy’s courses, workshops and seminars?

Download our registration form here. Fill in the required fields and submit it to us via email enquiry@scal-academy.com.sg or post with the relevant documents required. 

18.   How do I make course fees payment?

Bank transfer
Bank Details (for internet banking, please indicate invoice number as description and email us the reference code once transfer done)

SGD Account No. : 524-737723-001
Bank Name : Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Ltd
Bank Code : 7339
Branch Code : 524
Swift Code : OCBCSGSG

Paynow
Company UEN No: 200900134G

Cash
Proceed to our office at SCAL Academy, The Construction Safety School, 164 Gul Circle, #01-14 JTC Space@Gul, Singapore 629621

Cheque
Made payable to SCAL Academy Pte Ltd
To be mailed to SCAL Academy, The Construction Safety School, 164 Gul Circle, #01-14, JTC Space@Gul, Singapore 629621

Kindly make payment to SCAL Academy Pte Ltd before class starts, to avoid your booking from being cancelled. We will email an e-invoice and confirmation once the class is confirm, entry requirement met and payment has been made.

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“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
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“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
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“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