5-6 December 2019
12 Oct - 22 November 2019
*Registration will be closed once seats are filled up
16 hours / 2 days
9am to 6pm
Mode of Training:
Many disputes in the construction industry arise due to lack of familiarity with contract documents and rights and obligations of the parties involved.
The Quantity Surveyor (QS), being one of the professional advisers in the construction industry, estimates and monitors construction costs from the feasibility stage through to the completion of the construction period.
The related project consultants also takes part in the process optimising costs and enhancing value of a project while achieving the required standards and quality.
The main skills managing construction and facilities contracts are also required by Developers, Project Cost Consultants, Contractors, Sub-contractors, Suppliers of building materials and systems, Project Managers of private sectors and government agencies and Statutory Boards (e.g. HDB, LTA, JTC).
This course equips participants with the knowledge and skills to manage Built Environment contracts, with specific references to the procedures and rules set out in the Standard Form of Contract – SIA Building Contract 2016 Without Quantities (1st Edition); covering the rights and obligations of parties; meaning and implications of key contract provisions; handling of disputes.
In summary, the course provides a good understanding of the nature and extent of legal responsibilities for the respective parties involved in building projects under the latest edition of the SIA Form of Contract used in private building projects.
By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
1. Understand the Form of Contract, the main parties to the Contract, and their rights & obligations
2. Differentiate Architect’s ‘Instructions’ from ‘Directions’ and explain how to avoid disputes
3. Develop an understanding of Completion and Extension of Time
4. Understand and apply the rules of Variations and Claims
5. Know Payment and Security of Payment (SOP)
6. Gain an overview of Alternative Dispute Resolution and Adjudication
Quantity Surveyors, Contract Administrators, Project Managers, Contract Managers, Contractors, Sub-contractors, Developers, and personnel in the construction and built environment industry.
Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge
Familiar with the Quantity Surveying landscape in the construction and built environment industry. Proficient in English language.
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 examination and meet at least 75% attendance rate
1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at www.pace.sp.edu.sg
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:
Please make cheques payable to “Singapore Polytechnic”. Do cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number at the back of the cheque. When you have completed required details, you may mail the cheque here.
Please note that an administrative charge of $15 will be imposed for any returned cheques from the bank or financial institution.
2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.