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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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QUALIFICATIONS - PROFESSIONAL SHORT COURSES

1. 

Diploma

2.

Advanced

Diploma

3.

Postgraduate

Diploma

4.

Professional

Courses

5.

Short

Courses

Professional Short Courses

As the construction industry progresses, there is an urgent need to introduce and train current industry professionals on the latest technology and knowledge of the industry. Professional short courses offered by Singa College include both personal dvelopment courses and industry-wide training courses, which will continuously add value throughout your professional career.

 

All short courses offered by the school are taught on a part-time basis and are below 50 hours in duration, and participants will be awarded a Certificate of Completion by Singa College for successfully completing the enrolled programme.

Construction Technology

Offered by:             Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB UK)

Course Fees*:         S$ 1,700  (S$ 1,450 if bundled)

Registration Fees:  S$ 50  |  Material Fees: S$30

Course Duration:    30 Contact Hours

Class Days:             Mon & Wed, 7pm to 10pm

* All prices are subject to 7% GST

* Course fees exclude CIOB CMP registration fees £52, online examination fees £362, professional review fees £310 and membership subscription fees.

More information on CIOB fees can be found at https://www.ciob.org/fees/uk

* Singa College will assist students with their CIOB registrations on registration.

Course Synopsis: This course teaches the fundamentals of ground engineering techniques and substructure technology, design and installation of building services, superstructure for commercial and multi-storey buildings, principles relating to work on existing structures and fabric, the design process.

Topics Covered:

  1. Ground Engineering Techniques and Substructure Technology

  2. Design and Installation of Building Services

  3. Superstructure for Commercial and Multi-Storey Buildings

  4. Principles Relating to Work on Existing Structures and Fabric

  5. Design Process in Relation to the Built Environment

Management

Offered by:             Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB UK)

Course Fees*:         S$ 1,700  (S$ 1,450 if bundled)

Registration Fees:  S$ 50  |  Material Fees: S$30

Course Duration:    30 Contact Hours

Class Days:             Mon & Wed, 7pm to 10pm

* All prices are subject to 7% GST

* Course fees exclude CIOB CMP registration fees £52, online examination fees £362, professional review fees £310 and membership subscription fees.

More information on CIOB fees can be found at https://www.ciob.org/fees/uk

* Singa College will assist students with their CIOB registrations on registration.

Course Synopsis: This course teaches the fundamentals of process management in the construction industry, management of resources, planning and scheduling of construction projects, performance management within the construction industry.

Topics Covered:

  1. Process Management

  2. Management of Resources

  3. Planning and Scheduling

  4. Performance Management

Contract and Commercial Practice

Offered by:             Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB UK)

Course Fees*:         S$ 1,700  (S$ 1,450 if bundled)

Registration Fees:  S$ 50  |  Material Fees: S$30

Course Duration:    30 Contact Hours

Class Days:             Mon & Wed, 7pm to 10pm

* All prices are subject to 7% GST

* Course fees exclude CIOB CMP registration fees £52, online examination fees £362, professional review fees £310 and membership subscription fees.

More information on CIOB fees can be found at https://www.ciob.org/fees/uk

* Singa College will assist students with their CIOB registrations on registration.

Course Synopsis: This course teaches the fundamentals of the law in relation to the construction industry, factors which affect the costs of a construction project, pre-and post-contract administrative processes, how work is procured, commercial risks and overall risk management strategies, dispute resolution and avoidance.

Topics Covered:

  1. Construction Law

  2. Construction Cost Management

  3. Pre and Post Contract Administration

  4. Commercial Risks Management

  5. Construction Procurement

  6. Construction Dispute Resolution

Health, Safety and Environment

Offered by:             Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB UK)

Course Fees*:         S$ 1,700  (S$ 1,450 if bundled)

Registration Fees:  S$ 50  |  Material Fees: S$30

Course Duration:    30 Contact Hours

Class Days:             Mon & Wed, 7pm to 10pm

* All prices are subject to 7% GST

* Course fees exclude CIOB CMP registration fees £52, online examination fees £362, professional review fees £310 and membership subscription fees.

More information on CIOB fees can be found at https://www.ciob.org/fees/uk

* Singa College will assist students with their CIOB registrations on registration.

Course Synopsis: This course teaches the fundamentals of the legal framework underpinning health and safety, actual or anticipated health, safety and environmental risks, sustainable development, environmental concepts and how they apply to organisational strategy and policy formation.

Topics Covered:

  1. Legal Framework of Health and Safety

  2. Health and Safety Environmental Risks

  3. Substantial Development and Legislation to the Built Environment

  4. Environmental Problems and Solutions

  5. Environmental Concepts, Strategies and Policies Formation

Project Financial Management

Offered by:             Singa College of Built Environment

Course Fees:          S$ 800

Registration Fees:  S$ 50  |  Material Fees: S$30

Course Duration:    24 Contact Hours

Class Days:             Mon & Wed, 7pm to 10pm

* All prices are subject to 7% GST

Course Synopsis: This course teaches the fundamentals of a construction project's financial management to facilitate students in appreciating and making an intelligent contribution towards the managerial and financial aspects of construction companies in general and construction projects in particular.

Topics Covered:

  1. Financial Management in the Construction Industry

  2. Company Level Corporate and Financial Planning

  3. Project Level Financial Management

  4. Corporate Analysis

  5. Investment and Development Appraisal

Human Resources Management

Offered by:             Singa College of Built Environment

Course Fees:          S$ 800

Registration Fees:  S$ 50  |  Material Fees: S$30

Course Duration:    24 Contact Hours

Class Days:             Mon & Wed, 7pm to 10pm

* All prices are subject to 7% GST

Course Synopsis: This course teaches the fundamentals of human and organisational management. It will introduce key concepts of management, including management theories, nature of organisations, leadership and motivations. Students will be encouraged to relate the course materials to their own experience and to reflect on their personal development in a synoptic way.

Topics Covered:

  1. Introduction to Management

  2. Organisational Strategy/Organisational Structure

  3. Work Groups and Conflict Management

  4. Organisational Culture and Change

  5. Leadership

  6. Motivation and Job Satisfaction

  7. Individual Differences and Diversity/Control and Power

  8. Social responsibility and Ethics

Digitalisation in Built Environment  

Offered by:             Singa College of Built Environment

Course Fees:          S$ 800

Registration Fees:  S$ 50  |  Material Fees: S$30

Course Duration:    24 Contact Hours

Class Days:             Mon & Wed, 7pm to 10pm

* All prices are subject to 7% GST

Course Synopsis: This course provides an insight into the development of information systems in construction industry, students will be able to evaluate the use of modern ICT means to have an impact on business performance in construction. Students will also study relevant IT concepts and appraise its applicability to construction process re-engineering and develop adequate research skills in reviewing and preparing academic publications.

Topics Covered:

  1. Information management in the Built Environment

  2. Knowledge management in modern construction project

  3. IT integration

  4. e-business and e-commerce in Built Environment

  5. Mobile computing in Built Environment

  6. Building Information Modelling - BIM

Construction Procurement & Contracts

Offered by:             Singa College of Built Environment

Course Fees:          S$ 800

Registration Fees:  S$ 50  |  Material Fees: S$30

Course Duration:    24 Contact Hours

Class Days:             Mon & Wed, 7pm to 10pm

* All prices are subject to 7% GST

Course Synopsis: This course help students understand advanced procurement practices, the situations in which their use is appropriate and the contractual principles upon which they are based. Students will also be introduced to the mechanisms used by a typical standard for of construction contract to control the risk exposure arising from the liabilities of contracting parties created by the contract and common law, as well as the flow of money and information between contacting parties.

Topics Covered:

  1. Introduction to Construction Project Procurement

  2. Procurement Arrangement Options

  3. Types pf Construction Contract 

  4. Principles of Contract Law

  5. Partnering; Procurement through Public Private Partnerships

  6. Claims, Negotiating, Managing Conflicts and Disputes: Towards Better Contracting Practices

Value & Risk Management

Offered by:             Singa College of Built Environment

Course Fees:          S$ 800

Registration Fees:  S$ 50  |  Material Fees: S$30

Course Duration:    24 Contact Hours

Class Days:             Mon & Wed, 7pm to 10pm

* All prices are subject to 7% GST

Course Synopsis: This course introduces the concepts of value & risk management, and teaches student on their application to strategic and tactical problems to illustrate their tools and techniques through case study.

Topics Covered:

  1. An overview of the Value and Risk Management

  2. Value Management & Value Engineering of construction projects

  3. Value, Function and Cost - Function Analysis

  4. Project value systems and the Project Life Cycle

  5. An introduction to Risk Management - A discussion of Risk and uncertainty

  6. Risk and the Client

  7. Risk and the nature of the construction industry and its projects

Construction Technology

Offered by:             Singa College of Built Environment

Course Fees:          S$ 800

Registration Fees:  S$ 50  |  Material Fees: S$30

Course Duration:    24 Contact Hours

Class Days:             Mon & Wed, 7pm to 10pm

* All prices are subject to 7% GST

Course Synopsis: This course provides graduate students from non-cognate background with a basic understanding of the different elements that make-up a building so that they can communicate effectively with construction professionals in the design and construction of buildings

Topics Covered:

  1. Structural Requirements for Buildings

  2. Substructure Design - Foundations

  3. Substructure Design - Basements

  4. Structural frames and suspended floors

  5. Superstructure - External walls and cladding

  6. Superstructure - Roofs

  7. Services in Buildings

  8. Offsite construction

  9. Low carbon construction

Project Management

Offered by:             Singa College of Built Environment

Course Fees:          S$ 800

Registration Fees:  S$ 50  |  Material Fees: S$30

Course Duration:    24 Contact Hours

Class Days:             Mon & Wed, 7pm to 10pm

* All prices are subject to 7% GST

Course Synopsis: This course provides the student with an understanding of the concepts and practices of construction project management used to provide value added services to clients. The course develops understanding of the issues related to the management of construction clients and other project stakeholders and how their needs can be coordinated, managed and delivered from the project’s design stage through production to occupation and maintenance within the context of client satisfaction and the overarching construction project constraints of time, cost, quality sustainability, health and safety management.

Topics Covered:

  1. The Concept of Project Management

  2. Project Management Systems and its Strategic Tools and Techniques

  3. Defining the Project and Pre Construction Project Control

  4. Project Production Planning and Control

  5. Project Cost and Change Management

  6. Project Quality Management and Closure Processes

Construction Project Management

Offered by:             Singa College of Built Environment

Course Fees:          S$ 800

Registration Fees:  S$ 50  |  Material Fees: S$30

Course Duration:    24 Contact Hours

Class Days:             Mon & Wed, 7pm to 10pm

* All prices are subject to 7% GST

Course Synopsis: This course further develops the theory and practical knowledge in the implementation of Project Management Principles in the construction industry. Students will gain awareness as to why the construction industry under-performs when compared to other industries. In addition, students will learn to appraise and critically analyse the performance of the project management discipline as this has been implemented in the construction industry in recent years and to explore what is needed in order to improve this performance. 

Topics Covered:

  1. The Construction Industry- Practices, Performance and Development

  2. The Manufacturing Industry- Learning from other Industries

  3. Lean Construction and Process Mapping

  4. Lean Planning

  5. Performance Measurement and Benchmarking

  6. Project Management Evaluation

  7. Power, Politics and Influence- Project Teams

  8. Supply Chain Management- Partnering and Strategic Alliances