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Good Industry Practices - Drywall Installation including Wet Areas Application

Event code: 81025

Drywall as internal partition is gaining popularity as one of the leading solutions towards achieving quality finishing with higher productivity. Besides facilitating a cleaner, quieter and environmental-friendly worksite, drywall construction is quicker with lesser labour requirement. The use of drywall internal partition is encouraged and recognized under CONQUAS 8th edition and forms part of the CONQUAS Enhancement Series on Good Industry Practices.
This GIP course aims to highlight the benefits and good practices of drywall installation introduced in the GIP practice guide book on Drywall Internal Partition and extends the knowledge to other applications for wet areas and Prefabricated Bathroom Unit (PBU).

The objectives of this course are:
• To provide participants a good understanding on drywall design including drywall structure,
material, preparation and installation, common defects and corresponding remedies.
• To equip participants with knowledge of good practices on wet areas application of drywall
• To introduce to the participants the design consideration of drywall for Prefabricated Bathroom Unit (PBU)


• Introduction to Drywall Internal Partition
- Design considerations and material selection
- Delivery, handling and storage requirements
- Preparatory works before setting out
- Installation sequence and considerations
• Drywall for Wet Areas Application
- Properties of board system
- Good practices
• Drywall for PBU
- Design considerations and material selection
- Requirement of drywall PBU
- Common defects and remedies

MR TEO WEE HWEE, Technical Manager, USG Boral
Mr Teo has more than 13-year experience in providing technical solutions for Drywall and Ceiling systems. His main roles include devising system proposal, managing products and systems testing and conducting systems training. Over the years, he has been invited to participate in various workgroups and working committees formed by government agencies such as Building and Construction Authority and Singapore Civil Defence Force. Mr Teo was also involved in developing the Good Industry Practices Guide Books for Drywall Internal Partition and Prefabricated Bathroom Unit.


Certificate of Attendance (COA) will be awarded to participants who meet the attendance requirement.


PEB: Pending
BOA-SIA: Pending
IES-ACES: Pending
15th Run: 12 Nov 2019
Duration: 1 day
Time: 9.00am to 5.30pm
Venue: BCA Academy
S$410.00 (without subsidy)
S$124.02* (with WTU funding support for eligible local participants)

Refreshments will be provided.

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