Training Course
 

Currently, HDB has 2 training courses for the Registered Renovation Contractors. The courses aim to improve the professionalism and the knowledge of the renovation contractors.

The 2 training courses are Renovation for Public Housing and Planning & Management of Home Renovation.



Renovation for Public Housing

The Housing and Development Board (HDB) and the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) Academy, have jointly developed a training course "Renovation for Public Housing" for existing HDB Registered Renovation Contractors. The course aims to improve the professionalism of the renovation industry, in particular for public housing, through knowledge-training.

Registered holder and their authorised persons (if any) are required to undergo the training course.


Course Details

The two-day course is conducted by trainers from BCA Academy, HDB, other statutory boards/agencies and specialists from the Industry. It covers HDB’s guidelines on the Do’s and Don’ts of renovation and electrical works as well as other Authorities’ requirements eg relevant building regulations, technical guidelines, etc. The course is conducted in English and Mandarin.

Participants can either register for the English or for the Mandarin classes. Upon successful completion of the course, the participant will be awarded a “Certificate of Successful Completion” jointly signed by HDB & BCA Academy. The course is conducted at BCA Academy. More information on the course is available at BCA Academy’s website.


Skills Development Fund (SDF) Subsidy

Participants from small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) may apply for a Skills Development Fund (SDF) subsidy. To enjoy the subsidy, companies are required to apply through WDA’s SkillsConnect system at www.skillsconnect.gov.sg (terms and conditions may apply). More information on the SDF subsidy is available at WDA's website.



Planning & Management of Home Renovation

As part of HDB’s efforts to enhance the professionalism of the HDB Registered Renovation contractors through knowledge training, HDB and BCA Academy have jointly developed another training course “Planning And Management Of Home Renovation” for the HDB RRCs.

This training course focuses on the planning and management of renovation projects. HDB RRCs are encouraged to attend for knowledge enrichment and pursuance of service excellence in the renovation trade.


Course Details

This is a two-day course and it covers topics such as planning and management of renovation projects, designing home renovation and dispute management. The course is currently conducted in English and the trainers are from BCA Academy, Consumer Association of Singapore (CASE) and specialist from the industry.

Participants will be awarded a “Certificate of Successful Completion” jointly signed by HDB and BCA Academy upon successful completion of the course. The course will be conducted at BCA Academy. More information on the course is available at BCA Academy’s website.


Skills Development Fund (SDF) Subsidy

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) sponsoring their staff may apply for a Skills Development Fund (SDF) subsidy through WDA’s SkillsConnect system at www.skillsconnect.gov.sg (terms and conditions may apply).

For more information on the eligibility conditions, please visit the WDA's website.
Last Updated on 24 Sep 2014