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The Basics of Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (DfMA)

Event code: 79086


INTRODUCTION
DfMA is a concept that has its roots in the manufacturing sector. In construction, DfMA is a process whereby buildings are designed for ease of off-site manufacturing and efficiency of on-site assembly. In this course, participants will gain essential concepts and principles of DfMA, design consideration for DfMA, its benefits and challenges as well as applications. Case studies will also be discussed.


OBJECTIVES
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
• Understand the basic concepts and principles of DfMA;
• Appreciate design consideration for DfMA; and
• Understand benefits and challenges of DfMA and how such challenges can be overcome for a successful adoption.



Contents
1. Overview of DfMA
• BCA Construction Productivity Road Map
• What is DfMA
• Why DfMA
- Benefits and challenges
• DfMA concepts & principles
• DfMA analysis and implementation
• Market condition
- demand, supply & perception
• Off-site Continuum
- single components, integrated components, full integration systems
• Modularisation of MEP Services
• BIP process
• Cost & procurement management
- On-site construction versus off-site manufacture
- Economics of improved productivity
- Early Contractor Involvement (ECI)
2. Design considerations and implementation of PPVC for Singapore context by Moderna
3. Singapore PPVC project case studies by Moderna
4. Design considerations and implementation of MET for Singapore context
5. MET project case studies by SteelTech


TARGET AUDIENCE
This course is targeted at any construction professionals who wish to gain a basic understanding of DfMA.



CPD Points
PEB: Pending
IES-ACES: Pending



DETAILS
6th Run: To be confirmed
Duration: 1 day
Time: 9.00am to 5.30pm
Venue: BCA Academy

Fees (Incl. of GST):
S$350.00 (without WTU funding)
S$55.61* (with WTU funding support for eligible local participants. Limited funding places are available.)

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

*For more information on the funding requirement,
please refer to http://www.bca.gov.sg/manpower/wtu.html



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TERMS AND CONDITIONS 
1) The company and individual applicant has read and understood the terms and conditions. 2) The company and individual applicant warrant that the particulars given are accurate. 3) The Building and Construction Authority (BCA) can disclose to other government agencies any information relating to this application. 4) Payment for the course must be made to BCA before the course commencement date. 5) Any Direct Debit and Direct Credit Authorisation for GIRO applications previously signed and passed to BCA will apply to payments made under this course. 6) BCA reserves the right to accept or reject the application for whatever reason. 7) BCA shall at its discretion allocate a space to the registered applicant, based on availability. 8) BCA reserves the right to amend any details relating to the course, revise the course fees without prior notice, cancel or postpone the course. 9) No deferment is allowed. 10) Request for withdrawal must be made in writing. Requests are subject to approval by BCA and administration fee: Written request for withdrawal that reaches BCA - At least 2 weeks before the course commencement date: 10% of course fee is payable. - Less than 2 weeks but more than 3 working days before the course commencement date: 25% of course fee is payable. - 3 working days or less before the course commencement date: full course fee is payable. 11) No Replacement is allowed for funded participants. 12) The Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points indicated for any course offered by BCA is subject to change and final approval by the relevant professional accreditation bodies. 13) Funding and subsidies offered by BCA or third party organisations for the courses are subject to approval. The company must make the application for funding and subsidies. BCA is not to be held liable and the company agrees to pay BCA the applicable funding amount if funding and subsidies are either granted at a reduced amount, not granted at all or if funding is revoked, for whatever reason. 14) All information, materials, services, intellectual property and other property and rights provided by BCA during the course are provided on an “as is” basis. BCA makes no warranties of any kind, either express or implied, as to any matter, and all such warranties, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, are expressly disclaimed. 15) The materials supplied to the company and individual applicant for the course (“Materials”) are for their personal reference only and the company and individual applicant is not supposed to otherwise use the Materials. The company and individual applicant shall defend and indemnify BCA and its officers, employees and agents from and against any and all liability, damage, loss or expense (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and expenses) imposed upon BCA in connection with any claim arising out of the company and individual applicant’s use of the Materials. 15) Re-assessment fee is applicable for those who are required to re-take the assessment. 16) I consent to BCA, BCA Academy, and BCA’s employees contacting me via my contacts (including email addresses and mobile numbers) to market future courses, seminars, conduct surveys, circulate publications (i.e. magazines, periodicals etc). If you wish to withdraw your consent to any use or disclosure of your personal data as set out above, you may contact us. PLEASE NOTE: All correspondence and notices addressed to BCA are to be sent to BCA Academy. Photographs of attendees will be taken at the event for our publicity materials, newsletters and other publications.

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