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Design for Safety for Professionals Course (previously known as Design for Safety Coordinator (DfSC) Course)

The Singapore Contractors Association Limited (SCAL) is the Accredited Training Provider approved by the Ministry of Manpower to conduct DfSP Course where suitable participants upon successful completion would be certified as Design for Safety for Professionals Course (previously known as Design for Safety Coordinator (DfSC) Course) for construction building projects.


The Singapore Contractors Association Limited (SCAL) is the Accredited Training Organisation approved by the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA) to conduct training for Singapore Workforce Skills Qualification (WSQ) “Develop a Risk Management Implementation Plan" (Total: 15 hours) which replaced the “Risk Management Course (Total: 14 hours)”, with effect from January 2013.


Easy-to-use project management softwares are now available to help contractors plan, control and evaluate their projects in a timely and cost-effective manner

Apply Labour Legislation in People-Management Practices for the Built Environment Sector

Apply Labour Legislation in People-Management Practices for the Built Environment Sector

Applying Primavera Project Planner Requirements for LTA Roads & Rails Projects

All large scale Land Transport Authority (LTA) road or rail projects would require Contractors to submit a programme to demonstrate their ability to meet all key dates during pre and post tender award. The programmes shall be developed by computerised Critical Path Method (CPM) using at least version 6.0 of Primavera P6 Professional Project Management from Oracle.

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[May] 29 CONFIRMED - SCAL HR Forum "RE-Strategise Approaches in People Management", 9.30am - 1.00pm

Organised by the Singapore Contractors Association and SCAL Academy, the HR Forum with the theme “RE-strategise approaches in People Management” shares practical tips on how companies can adapt, evolve and develop new strategies to attract and retain talents for a more sustainable and long-term growth for our ever-challenging Built Environment Sector. Survey of the talents market on the latest compensation and benefits will also be shared. Hear from local experts and industry leaders as they discuss what it will take for our built environment sector to be future ready. Good networking opportunity amongst speakers, HR consultants and HR personnel.

[Jun] 14 - Safety Campaign Seminar “Innovation and Technology for Construction Safety”

Safety Campaign seminar “Innovation and Technology for Construction Safety”

[May] 28 - FREE Seminar - Digitalisation Case Sharing for Construction Industry, 9.30am - 12.00pm (Not applicable for SLOTS renewal)

Construction companies have been educated and encouraged for a long time to embrace construction technologies and turn them into an integral part of their daily working practices. However, companies did not be told what processes to start with for company with zero system; or how to manage data from different isolated systems within one organisation. Join us on 27 September to learn from the successful digitalisation journey from a local A1 contractor which used to face same challenges with you and how they resolve them now.

[May] 28 CONFIRMED - Stay Safe at Heights, 1.00pm - 5.00pm

This 4-hour session aims to provide general and basic understanding towards planning for work-at-height activities, and the factors contributing to making it safe and effective. Participants will appreciate how the general concepts should be looked at, putting them together, and thus enabling them to be able to make good decisions for selection, evaluation and approving of control measures before allowing work-at-heights activities to commence.

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[May] 31 - Digital LEAN Project Planning & Collaboration, 9am - 5pm

Digital LEAN Project Planning & Collaboration

[Jun] 04 - Building Fire Safety Inspections, 1.00pm - 5.00pm

The requirements for building plan submission prior to any commencement of building project ensure that building designers such as architects and engineers exercise due diligent in the fire safety design of building structures during the initial design phase. When construction commences upon building plan being approved, the fire safety works need to be inspected and certified by registered fire inspectors and the SCDF before the building project can attain the temporary occupation permit (TOP) as well as the Fire Safety Certificate (FSC) for occupation. Some building with critical fire life safety systems such as automatic fire detection and alarm systems, smoke control systems, automatic suppression systems, etc. are required to undergo periodic professional engineers’ inspection and testing as well as annual fire certificate (FC) inspection by the authority. This workshop will cover the essential requirements and processes of building fire safety inspection to help FSMs to establish an effective fire safety management program.

[Jun] 06 - Fire-Fighting Systems In Buildings, 1.00pm - 5.00pm

The Singapore Fire Code requires that buildings be designed with appropriate fire protection system. One of the key systems is the building’s fire-fighting system. These fire-fighting systems are probably the last line of defence when other early detection and suppression system fail to control the fire in its incipient stage. When the in-house company emergency response team (CERT) is activated to provide intervention, these fire-fighting systems are crucial to be functioning to enable the response personnel, including the SCDF personnel, to carry out fire-fighting operation. This workshop will cover the various types of fire-fighting systems and their corresponding inspection, testing and maintenance requirements.

[Jun] 12 - Understanding REDAS Design and Build Conditions of Contract , 9.30am - 5.30pm

The Real Estate Developer’s Association of Singapore (REDAS) Design and Build Conditions of Contract standard form is widely used in the private sector for design and build projects. The current edition includes an option module enabling the Employer to appoint his own design consultant to provide the architectural design.

[Jun] 13 - How to get the best from your Contractors'All Risk Insurance policy - A practitioners' view point on best practices, coverage and claims, 10.00am - 5.00pm

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.

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