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Basic Concept in Construction Productivity Enhancement

Event code: 78029

BCA has been campaigning actively to promote productivity within the construction industry. We have various incentive schemes for all contractors to enhance its productivity through various mechanisms and embrace the latest technology in construction methods. This half day course on Basic Concept in Construction Productivity Enhancement (BCCPE) is meant to drive productivity awareness to mostly small companies registered under BCA’s Contractors Registration System (CRS) in selected categories and specific grades.

• Explain the definition and concepts in measurement of site productivity,
• Learn the strategies to improve construction productivity during planning, design and
construction stage,
• Illustrate how site layout, site deployment planning and site coordination can help to enhance construction productivity.
• Understand the importance of good site management practices and quality control.
• Comprehend the financial incentives scheme administered under the Construction Productivity and Capability Fund (CPCF),
• Share examples of successful cases on productivity improvement.

1. Definition and Measurement of Productivity
2. Improvement in Construction Productivity during Planning, Design and Construction stage
a. Buildable design upstream that result in efficient labour usage
b. Constructability Planning for more labour-saving construction methods and technologies
downstream that reduces the industry’s reliance on foreign workers
c. Areas for possible productivity improvement for trades such as civil &structural trades, finishing trades, MEP trades, etc
3. Use of Construction Productivity and Capability Fund (CPCF) to enhance Productivity
4. Site layout, deployment planning and site coordination
a. Planning of site layout such as material and equipment storage
b. Emphasize the importance of site coordination as keys to project success
c. Use of project planning tools to allocate resources and manage manpower (with Case Study)
d. Pre-planned for inspection to avoid time wastage on last minute scheduling of inspections with clients, QP and authorities.
5. Good Management practices & Quality Control
a. Manpower and resource management, with examples on use of technologies
b. Provide adequate facilities such as toilets, washing points, tools resources collection points
c. Key quality issues and the recommended practices to be adopted.

This public run is specifically targeted for new CRS contractors wanting to register under the workhead CW, CR, ME, MW02, MW03, TR, SY04 and SY08 with grades B2 to C3, L5 to L1 and Single Grades who are required to send one of their Technical Personnel (TP) in order to be registered under CRS. Besides TPs, Directors of companies, without the necessary qualification but registered with ACRA, can attend this course to fulfil the BCCPE requirements for CRS registration. For an existing contractor, if their existing TP resigns, they are required within 3 months to re-employ a full-time relevant TP and attend the BCCPE course. This public run will also be opened to anyone who are interested in gaining the basic knowledge to improve site productivity as well as understanding the various BCA incentive schemes to enhance productivity.

Statement of Attendance (SOA) will be awarded to participants who meet the attendance requirement.

Date: 13 Nov 2019
Duration: 0.5 day
Time: 2.00pm to 5.30pm (PM Session)
Venue: BCA Academy
Fee (incl of GST): S$85.00

Refreshments will be provided.
In keeping with our green and sustainable practices, course notes will be available in e-format.
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