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Autodesk Revit Architecture 2015 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 will be mandatory for all Regulatory Submission by 1st July 2015. Hence, Construction Practitioners will benefit from gaining a deeper understanding of BIM.

Autodesk Revit Structure 2014 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 will be mandatory for all Regulatory Submission by 1st July 2015. Hence, Construction Practitioners will benefit from gaining a deeper understanding of BIM. SCAL Academy is an approved Authorized Autodesk Training Centre.

FORMWORK SAFETY COURSE FOR WORKERS (ENGLISH)

SCAL is the Accredited Training Provider approved by the Ministry of Manpower for the Formwork Safety Course for Workers.

MANAGING WORK-AT-HEIGHT COURSE

SCAL is accredited by the Singapore Accreditation Council (SAC) under ISO 29990:2010 to offer Managing Work at Height Course.

WORK-AT-HEIGHT COURSE FOR ASSESSORS (INTEGRATED)

The aim of this course is to provide course participants with the requisite WAH knowledge to assess work-at-height activities so that work is carried out properly and safely.

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[AUG] 28 - Contracts and Practice Seminar on Contracts for "Dummies" - 8.30am - 5.30pm

The Singapore Contractors Association together with SCAL Academy with the support from Singapore Mediation Centre is organising a full-day seminar on “Contracts for Dummies” on 28 August 2015. This seminar will highlight some of the key elements of contract management including the drafting of Main contracts and Subcontracts, indemnity through insurance policies, performance bond and dispute resolution mechanism. This seminar will also give an update on the recent development of the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act. The seminar will benefit anyone involved in contract management and contract administration in both public and private sectors.

[SEPT] 01 - High Performance Facade Glass & Specification for Commercial Building Applications, 8.30am - 1.00pm

The Singapore Contractors Association together with DDG Glass and PPG Industries, Inc jointly presents this seminar to bring together Building Owners, Building Specialists, Engineers, Architects, Consultants and Facilities Managers to gain more knowledge on the history, current and future for facade glass and examples of various projects on how green building materials can help in achieving a more sustainable environment for the glass and building industry.

[SEPT] 04 - Singapore Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) - Let's Self Audit, 2pm - 5pm

This seminar will provide attendees with the necessary pointers on how to audit their organisation’s level of compliance in meeting its obligations under the law relating to personal data protection. It will cover an organisation’s basic obligations under the law, sanctions that an organisation faces for failing to meet its compliance obligations, determine the extent to which your organisation is meeting its obligations as well as how to assess the legal and commercial risks your organisation faces and mitigate those risks.

[SEPT] 10 - Mediation - An Effective Alternative Conflict Resolution Method in Construction Industry, 2.00pm - 5.00pm

The seminar is to introduce mediation as a way to resolve dispute to the attendees. After the seminar, the audience should have a better understanding of the process of mediation, the pros and cons of the mediation, and the way to initiate mediation. The audience will also have a better understanding of how to prepare for mediation.

[SEPT] 28 - The Practical Approach To Complete Construction and Engineering Projects Successfully, 2pm - 5pm

Most construction projects are always faced with problems and issues. The seminar will focus on how companies in the construction industry should focus, and how problems should be rectified. Many case studies and issues will be discussed which will provide the necessary learning curve as to how construction projects should be completed successfully.

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Workshops

[SEPT] 01 - Key Pitfalls of Tendering for Construction Project and How to Resolve them, 10am - 5pm

This course aims to enhance participants’ knowledge on the key considerations in deciding to proceed with a tender, and in preparing for a favourable tender submission. Participants will also gain perspectives in identifying, and evaluating the involved risks and competitive advantages to prepare quality proposals so as to enhance their opportunities in tendering for construction projects and other infrastructure projects.

[SEPT] 03 - Construction Projects: Post-Contract Administration and Key Site Issues, 10.00am - 5.00pm

This is the follow-up course of “Construction Projects: Laws and Pre-Award Administration’. This one-day course gives an overview of the types of construction contract and the standard conditions of design and build construction contract. The participants will also learn about the post-award activities and management of disputes and construction safety and health matters. These are very important, as mis-management could lead to project delay, cost overrun and legal proceedings.

[SEPT] 08 Accident Investigation - An Approach in Managing Occupational Accident, 10.00am - 5.00pm

Accidents are usually complex and there are laws and regulations in many countries requiring companies to self-investigate accidents and report certain types of occupational accidents to the local authorities. Some organizations may even require reporting accident to their corporate headquarters. The purpose of an investigation is to find the root causes and correct them to prevent similar events from happening in the future. This course offers the steps to conduct a thorough investigation by gathering evidence, interviewing witnesses, and analyzing the facts, and to make effective recommendations to prevent similar occurrences.

[SEPT] 17 to 18 - QEHS Internal Auditors Course - ISO 9001, ISO 14001 & OHSAS 18001, 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.

[SEPT] 18 - Construction Environmental Safety and Health Management, 10.00am - 5.00pm

This course offers an understanding of the expectations of discerning residents. An in-course role play exercise will provide an experiential learning opportunity to participants. The course will also touch on key legislative requirements on construction environmental safety and health matters as well as ways to resolve differences of the community’s expectation in regard to construction work activities

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