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BCA-INDUSTRY iBuildSG BUILDING SPECIALIST SPONSORSHIP (FOREMAN/SUPERVISOR/SPECIALIST)

Combining employment and part-time classroom-based vocational training in the Built Environment (BE) sector, the BCA-Industry iBuildSG Building Specialist Sponsorship (Foreman/Supervisor/Specialist) programmes offer trainees attractive remuneration while deepening their skills specialisation and providing a clear career progression path via the Building and Construction Authority’s (BCA) CoreTrade Scheme^.

The Building Specialist Sponsorship (Foreman/Supervisor/Specialist Development) programme provides a career progression pathway for eligible foreman/supervisor to become CoreTrade Foreman or Supervisor.
 
^The Construction Registration of Tradesmen (CoreTrade) is a workers’ registration scheme administered by BCA for skilled and experienced construction personnel in key construction trades.

Tenable Institution

  • BCA Academy
  • Institute of Technical Education
  • Singapore Polytechnic

Industry Recognised Training Courses

Foreman/Specialist Development
  • Nitec in Technology - Electrical Technology (Power & Control)
  • Nitec in Technology - Facility Technology (Air Conditioning and Refrigeration)
  • Nitec in Technology - Facility Technology (Mechanical & Electrical Services)
  • Nitec in Technology - Facility Technology (Vertical Transportation)
  • Nitec in Technology - Mechatronics

Supervisor/Specialist Development
  • NBQ/Higher NBQ in Supervision & Coordination of M&E Works
  • NBQ/Higher NBQ in Project Supervisions
  • NBQ/Higher NBQ in Green Building Operation & Maintenance
  • Higher Nitec in Technology - Facility Management
  • Higher Nitec in Technology - Mechatronics Engineering
  • Technical Diploma in Mechanical & Electrical Services Supervision
  • Technical Diploma in Vertical Transportation (in process)
  • Diploma in Engineering (Power Engineering)

Benefits

Building Specialist Sponsorship (Foreman/Supervisor/Specialist)
  • Full sponsorship training course fee, jointly sponsored by BCA and your employer
  • Structured On-Job-Training (OJT)
  • Minimum basic monthly salary:
    - 1st year: $1,850 / *$2,100
    - 2nd year: $2,100 / *$2,500
    - 3rd year: $2,300 / *$2,900
    *Gross salary applicable only to L&E sector
  • Total upgrading incentive:
    - 1st year: $6,000
    - 2nd year: $3,600
    - 3rd year: $2,400

Eligibility

Building Specialist Sponsorship – Foreman/Specialist

  • Be a Singapore Citizen (SC) or Singapore Permanent Resident (SPR)
  • Minimum GCE 'N' or 'O' Levels, Nitec or equivalent
  • Be able to work outdoors, overtime and over weekend
  • Possess less than 3 consecutive years of experience in the Built Environment sector.
  • SC/SPR who has not participated in the current BSS programme
Male applicants must have completed or be exempted from full-time National Service (NS).
 
Building Specialist Sponsorship – Supervisor/Specialist
  • Be a Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident
  • Minimum GCE 'N' or 'O' Levels, Nitec or equivalent
  • Be able to work outdoors, overtime and over weekend
  • Possess minimum 3 consecutive years of experience in the Built Environment sector.
  • Registered as CoreTrade Foreman or possess relevant experience for CoreTrade Foreman registration
  • SC/SPR who has not participated in the current BSS programme
Male applicants must have completed or be exempted from full-time National Service (NS).

Conditions of Award

The duration of the programme is 3 years.

Progression Pathways

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Contact

Click here to download the application form. Please complete and email the application form to BCA_Industry_BSS@bca.gov.sg to apply.

For more information, please call 1800 3425222.

BCA-INDUSTRY iBuildSG BUILDING SPECIALIST SPONSORSHIP
(CRANE OPERATION)

The BCA-Industry iBuildSG Building Specialist Sponsorship (Crane Operation) [BSS-COP] is offered by BCA, in collaboration with industry firms, to help firms to attract and retain locals in jobs with higher value-adding trades in the built environment (BE) sector.

The BSS-COP framework is shown as below:

BSS-COP framework

Benefits

  • Full sponsorship of Crane Operation Training course fee prior to the start of BSS-COP (12-day Practical and Theory Training at BCA Academy), jointly sponsored by BCA and your employer
  • Upgrading opportunities through fully subsidised courses
  • Structured On-Job-Training (OJT)
  • Minimum basic monthly salary:
    - 1st year: $1,850
    - 2nd year: $2,100
    - 3rd year: $2,300
  • Total upgrading incentive:
    - 1st year: $6,000
    - 2nd year: $3,600
    - 3rd year: $2,400

Eligibility

  • Be a Singapore Citizen (SC) or Singapore Permanent Resident (SPR)
  • New operator without valid crane operation license
  • Existing crane operator with valid Tower Crane (Saddle Jib) license
  • Ex-crane operator with expired crane operation license for more than 5 years
  • Possess a Class 4 driving license or above (for mobile crane only)
  • SC/SPR who has not participated in current BSS programme
  • Be physically fit
  • Be able to work outdoors, overtime and over weekend
  • No academic qualifications are necessary, but preferred applicants with lower secondary qualification

Programme Duration

The duration of the programme is 3 years.
 

Intake

BCA will facilitate the job-matching between interested job seekers and employers.

Application

More details will be available before the opening of the next application cycle. The opening of BSS-COP application is subject to the availability of participating firms.

Firm Participation Form

For firm interested in participating as our sponsor, please download the form here and email to BCA_Industry_BSS@bca.gov.sg

Contact

For any enquiries, please email us at BCA_Industry_BSS@bca.gov.sg or call 1800 3425222.