Building and Fire Safety Engineering

Course Date:

Registration Period:

16 hours / 2 days

9:00am to 6:00pm

Mode of Training:
Facilitated Learning (F2F)

Singapore Polytechnic

Course Introduction

This course provides participants an understanding of the good practices of Building and Fire Safety Engineering in Estate Management. Participants will gain an insight of the role of Estate Management’s regulatory compliance as an asset and the impact of sound Estate Management practices on the operational, safety, financial and sustainability performance of buildings. Topics include Fire Protection System, Lift System and Air Conditioning and Mechanical Ventilation Systems.

Course Objective

This course aims to enhance participant’s knowledge in building and fire engineering that are essential for smart estate management.  Participants can apply the knowledge to better equip themselves to support new initiatives in estate management. They will also be able to propose new ideas that will improve building and fire engineering aspect of estate management. Through collaborative learning, real life case studies, project work, participants will be able to provide solutions to real life scenarios.

Course Outline

By the end of the course, participants will be able to: 
1. Demonstrate ability to comply with regulatory requirements (Estate Management).
2. Apply industry guidelines to ensure good practices.
3. Discuss regulatory framework of building and fire engineering for Estate Management.

Topics to be covered

1. Fire Fighting Systems
1.1. Portable Extinguishers
1.2. Rising Main and Hose Reel System
1.3. Electrical Fire Alarm System
1.4. Fire Sprinkler Installation
1.5. Fixed Automatic Fire Extinguishing Systems
1.6. Lifts
1.7. Colour Scheme of Fire Protection Systems
1.8 . Redundancy for Fire Pumping System 

2. Mechanical Ventilation & Smoke Control System
2.1. Air Conditioning and Mechanical Ventilation Systems
2.2. Pressurisation for Exit Staircases
2.3 . Pressurisation of Internal Corridors in Hotels
2.4. Smoke Control System
2.5. Redundancy for Mechanical Ventilation and Pressurisation Systems 

3. Fire Protection for Air Con System/Kitchen/Lift/Carpark

Suitable for

Manager/Executives and Technical Officer

Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Diploma or ITE Qualification.
Have 2-3 years of experience in the built environment

Award / Certification / Accreditation

• Certificate of Attendance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who meet at least 75% attendance rate

• Certificate of Performance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who pass the assessment and meet at least 75% attendance rate

Full Fees (before GST): $650.00
GST payable for all funding-eligible applicants*: $13.65
GST payable for others: $45.50 

Applicants/EligibilitySkillsFuture FundingSubsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above1$585.00 $78.65
Singapore Citizens aged below 40$455.00$208.65
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders$455.00$208.65
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders2$585.00 $78.65
Others (Full fees payable)$0.00$695.50

*As per SSG’s policy, the GST payable is calculated based on 7% of the baseline funding subsidy of 70%

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.

1Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here
2 Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information of the scheme, click here. To view SP’s list of similar funded courses, click here. Please submit the attached “Declaration Form for Enhanced Training Support Scheme for SME” together with your online application.

Funding Incentives

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Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit
Terms and Conditions

*Please note that once the maximum class size is reached, the online registration will be closed.
You may register your interest, and would be notified if there is new run.

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy

c) For payment via PayNow, please enter the UEN No. T08GB0056ACET and indicate the invoice/registration number. 

*With effect from 1 August 2021, cheque payment will not be available.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.