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Certificate in Facade Inspection

Event code: 79092

Synchronous e-learning


The Certificate in Façade Inspection course is designed to equip participants with essential knowledge and skills in façade inspection. On top of legislative framework and requirements on façade inspection, participants will gain an in-depth understanding of the fundamentals of various façade systems and materials, their particular maintenance needs and inspection methods.


• Importance of Building Maintenance and Inspection
• Good Practices on Inspection Procedure and Reporting
• Work-at-Height
- WSH Act and Applicable Legal Requirements
- Risk Assessment
- Employer’s Duties
- Other Considerations
• Common Accessibility Provision and Safety Checklist
• Introduction to Precast Concrete, Masonry and Plaster Facade
- Façade System and Technology
- Façade Failure Case Studies
• Material Science and Durability from Design Aspects
- Typical Defects and Causes
- Material Specification from Design Perspectives
• Precast Concrete, Masonry and Plaster Façade Inspection Tools and Procedures
- Tools for Façade Inspection
- Assessment and Recommendation
• Glass Walls and Others
- Fundamentals
- Deterioration, Failure Modes and Particular Maintenance Needs
- Assessment / Classification
- Case Studies
• Claddings and Canopies
- Fundamentals
- Deterioration, Failure Modes and Particular Maintenance Needs
- Assessment / Classification
- Case Studies


The course will be taught by industry practitioners and BCA staff.

Target Audience 

• Professional Engineers and Registered Architects
• Resident Engineers and Resident Technical Officers

Assessment & Award

An e-Certificate of Successful Completion (e-CSC) will be issued to participants who meet the attendance requirement and score at least 75% in the closed book MCQ test.

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Frequency of runs: Tri-annual
Platform: BCAA Learning Management System (LMS)
Duration: 24.5 hrs
Fee (incl of GST): S$1,500.00

Participant must achieve at least 75% attendance and pass all assessments. BCA Academy reserves the right to recover the funded amount from the participant (selfsponsored) or employer (company sponsored) if participant did not meet the eligibility criteria. Details of SSG’s funding can be found in https://www.enterprisejobskills.gov.sg/ content/upgrade-skills/course-fee-andabsentee-payroll-funding.html (TGS-2020505431)


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