BCA Courses

BCA CoreTrade Scheme

CoreTrade aims to build up a core group of skilled and experienced construction personnel to lead the workforce.

CoreTrade also provides a platform for the better and more experienced workers to be given due recognition and a well-defined career progression path.

BENEFITS OF UPGRADING

  • “Higher Skilled” qualification under Ministry of Manpower (MOM) Foreign Worker Levy Scheme
  • Workforce Capability Development
  • Extended Period of Employment

TRAINING INCENTIVES

  • Training grants administered by the Building & Construction Authority (BCA) Workforce Training and Upgrading Scheme
  • Tax incentives under the Productivity and Innovation Credit (PIC) administered by the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS)

CoreTrade (Tradesman / Trade Foreman) in Fire Sprinkler Installation

We offer two types of familiarisation course.

1 DAY TRADESMAN FAMILIARISATION COURSE for workers who have more than 4 years of experience in Singapore Construction Industry.

2 DAYS TRADES FOREMAN FAMILIARISATION COURSE for those with more than 6 years of experience in Singapore Construction Industry.

Candidates who passed the test administered by BCA will be able to register for “Higher Skilled” under the R1 scheme.

For more information on CoreTrade, please visit BCA website at http://www.bca.gov.sg/cwrs

To apply for WTU grant, applicant need to register with WTU online system at http://www.bca.gov.sg/wtus

Skills Evaluation Certificate (Knowledge)- SEC(K) in Fire Sprinkler Installation

We offer a 5 DAY course on SEC(K) on Fire Sprinkler Installation. This basic skill course is open to Singaporeans, Singapore Permanent Residents, foreigners who possess valid work passes issed by Ministry of Manpower (MOM). Social Visit Pass Holder from Malaysia and approved countries under MOM WP division where there are no BCA Approved Overseas Training Centres in operation are also welcome.

Only candidates who pass both the written and practical tests will be awarded with nationally recognised BCA SEC(K) certificate.

Multi-Skilling Scheme - 2nd SEC(K) in Fire Sprinkler Installation

We offer a 2 DAY MULTI-SKILLING COURSE ON FIRE SPRINKLER INSTALLATION for workers who have more than 4 years of experience in Singapore Construction Industry in any trade.

This multi-skilling scheme is to allow work permit holders who have at least 4 years of working experience in Singapore Construction Industry to be certified in two or more skills and be registered as a multi-skilling personnel.

Candidates who passed both the written and practical tests will be able to register for “Higher Skilled” qualification under R1 scheme.

To apply for WTU grant, applicant need to register with WTU online system at http://www.bca.gov.sg/wtus

Continuing Education and Training (CET) in Fire Protection Works

All personnel registered under CoreTrade and Multi-Skilling schemes or upgraded through the Direct R1 pathway are required to undergo a half-day Continuing Education and Training (CET) under their respective trade category prior to renewing their registration.

The CET covers the latest codes and regulations, good practices and demonstration of new methods, materials, tools and equipment relevant to the specific construction trades and/or trades of responsibility of the registered personnel.