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Singa College of Built Environment

Registration Number :  201631925G
Period of Registration : 07 March 2019 to 06 March 2021

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ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN CONSTRUCTION

(MAJOR IN CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT OR QUANTITY SURVEYING)

The Advanced Diploma in Construction by Singa College is ideal for first-level or upcoming managers in the construction industry. You're highly skilled and want to continue your professional development or be looking to start your own business. With an Advanced Diploma in Construction you'll be able to take on jobs requiring a high level of responsibility, personal initiative and critical judgment - for example, as a chief technician or a first-level manager.

This course has the option of majoring in either Construction Management or Quantity Surveying depending on the elected modules.

The course has been streamlined to facilitate students in upgrading their skills in a demanding construction industry.

COURSE STRUCTURE

The Advanced Diploma in Construction is conducted in the form of classroom lectures, discussions, practical exercises, and coursework assignments.

7 CORE + 2 ELECTIVE MODULES

Core Modules

  1. Advanced Construction Technology

  2. Measurement for Building Works

  3. Pricing and Estimating

  4. Cost Management

  5. Site Surveying

  6. Advanced Building Technology

  7. Building and Civil Engineering Contracts

Elective for Construction Management Major

  1. Construction Planning and Control

  2. Environmental Management in Construction

Elective for Quantity Surveying Major

  1. Professional Practice and Procedure

  2. Measurement for Civil Works

EXAMINATIONS

Exams are conducted at the end of each module.
There are a total of 9 exam modules.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Singapore / PR Students

  • 2 A levels, IB Pass or equivalent

  • Diploma from Singapore Polytechnics

  • Diploma or Advanced Diploma from PEIs equivalent to SINGA College qualifications

  • Foundation Programme or Diplomas from BCA Academy or

  • Mature candidates of at least 26 years old who do not meet the above minimum academic entry requirements but with at least 7 years of working experience in the relevant fields will be considered on a case-by-case basis by the Academic Board and must pass the English proficiency test. 

English Language Requirement

  • Possess a minimum credit in English at GCE ‘O’ Level or its equivalent

All students are required to have basic knowledge of computer and Microsoft Office

Hardware Requirement

All students are required to own a notebook with the following recommended specifications and software:

  • Intel Core Processor

  • 8 GB RAM

  • 64-bit Windows Operating System

  • Microsoft Office

  • Anti-virus software

Student must fulfil the following requirements:

  1. 75% attendance rate of total training hours per module

  2. A minimum mark of 50% is required to pass each module.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

CERTIFICATE ISSUANCE

Upon successful completion of all modules within the course,  students will be conferred with an  Advanced Diploma in Construction awarded by Singa College of Built Environment.

 

Elected majors will be reflected in the transcript.

STUDENT-TEACHER RATIO

Student to Teacher Ratio is 16 : 1

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Junior Project Engineer

  • Junior Project Manager

  • Junior Quantity Surveyor

  • Chief Technician

  • Site Engineer

  • Public Relations Officer

  • Sales Executive

COURSE DURATION

Course Type: Full-Time / Part-Time

Total Maximum Months (Full-Time):  10 Months*

Total Maximum Months (Part-Time): 12 Months*

Full-Time: 5 days per week (6 hours per day)

Weekdays: 10.00am to 5.00pm

Part-Time: 2 days per week (3 hours per day)
Weekdays: 7.00pm to 10.00pm

COURSE QUALIFICATION

40% Continuous Assessment

60% Final Examination

COURSE FEES

Course Fees* :           S$7,000 (Full-time)

                                   S$5,000 (Full-time)

                                 S$7,500 (Part-time)

                                   S$5,500 (Part-time)

*Course fees are collected at the start of each module on a per module basis.

Payment Mode:       Per Module Basis 

Registration Fee:     S$200 (Non-refundable)
Admin Fees:             S$170 (Non-refundable)


*Admin fees include course notes and exam fees.

*Fees are subjected to change without prior notice

*All prices are subject to 7% GST

COURSE COMMENCEMENT

Full-Time Advanced Diploma in Construction

Course starts:   07 January 2020

Course ends:    06 November 2020

Part-Time Advanced Diploma in Construction

Course starts:   07 January 2020

Course ends:    06 January 2021