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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 environmentalfriendly 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. 


Frequency: Bi-annual
Date: 24 October 2024
Duration: 1 day
Time: 9.00am to 5.30pm (7.5hrs)
Venue: BCA Braddell Campus
Fee (inclusive of 9% GST): S$417.66


Course Fee

Singaporeans 40 years old and above OR SME company sponsored Singaporeans or Singapore PRs. Fee payable after 70% funding support (inclusive of 9% GST)

Singaporeans, Singapore PRs and non SME company sponsored participants. Fee payable after 50% funding support (inclusive 9% GST)




Participant must achieve at least 75% attendance and pass all assessments. BCA Academy reserves the right to recover the funded amount from the participant (self-sponsored) or employer (company sponsored) if participant did not meet the eligibility criteria. Details of SSG’s funding can be found on Home (skillsfuture.gov.sg) (TGS-2022013921)


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

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Subject to award from PEB.
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