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Specialist Diploma in Construction Productivity (SDCP)

Event code: 79005



The construction industry had been perceived as a labour-intensive and low-tech one. The adoption of technologies, streamlined work processes and best practices to boost construction productivity has revolutionised the way we build. To prepare the industry for such adoption, this programme aims to hone the skills and enhance the knowledge of built environment professionals in emerging areas such as Integrated Digital Delivery (IDD), Virtual Design & Construction (VDC), Lean Construction (LC), Pre-fabricated Bathroom Unit (PBU), Pre-fabricated and Prefinished Volumetric Construction (PPVC), Mass Engineered Timber (MET) and automation in construction.

You will have the flexibility to take the modular certificates in any order and at your own pace*. The certificates can be stacked up towards the Specialist Diploma.
*Maximum of 3 years to accumulate the certificates for an academic qualification.


Advanced Certificate in Construction Productivity (ACCP) certificate equips construction industry professionals with the latest construction productivity trends and technology needed to attain higher technical competencies. Learners will gain critical knowledge in productivity improvement, process and quality improvement, management skills, value engineering, and DfMA principles. Learners will also comprehend the new construction technologies for different trades including challenges and benefits of building offsite.

Certificate in Management of Productive Technologies, certificate equips learners with the knowledge and skill to apply DfMA concepts, digital technology, and lean construction process for project delivery. The advanced technologies applicable for the industry, such as those related to prefabrication and volumetric construction, 3D concrete printing, usage of drones in construction, will also be covered.


Advanced Certificate in Construction Productivity (ACCP)
Modular Certificate A

Courses offered:
• Introduction to construction productivity, Buildability & Constructability
• Project Productivity Management
• Cost, Value and Quality Management
• Contract, Procurement and Risk Management for productivity
• DfMA Principles
• Productivity Improvement Process and Technology

Certificate in Management of Productive Technologies
Modular Certificate B

Courses offered:
• Overview of Productive Technologies
• Principles of Integrated Digital Delivery (IDD)
• Principles of Lean Construction
• Advanced technologies in construction
• Project

Participants who complete Certificate A and Certificate B within 3 years will be awarded Specialist Diploma in Construction Productivity (SDCP).


January - March / July - September (Commences on 9 July 2024) [Modular Certificate A - 79005A]
April - June / October - December (Commences on 24 September 2024) [Modular Certificate B - 79005B]
: 45 hrs (Modular Certificate A)
                  63 hrs (Modular Certificate B)               
Frequency: 2 to 3 evenings per week (some courses may be held on Saturdays)
Venue: BCA Braddell Campus and Online Learning (Classroom + Synchronous + Asynchronous E-Learning)


Applicants who do not wish to complete the Specialist Diploma programme are not subject to the entry requirements. The applicant must meet the following requirements:
• degree / diploma / equivalent qualification; and
• at least 3 years of working experience in the built environment or related fields, with background as project manager, construction manager, consultant or construction professional preferred.

Note: Applicants with relevant working experience but do not fulfil the above requirements will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

Applicants must have their own computers/laptops with minimum specifications to run BIM software and access student portal.

Applicant with degree or diploma qualification where English is not the medium of instruction is required to achieve the ESS Workplace Literacy Test Level 6 issued by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG).


This Specialist Diploma Programme is designed for all professionals in the built environment sector.


Assessment format will be Continuous and Project Based
A participant must attain at least 75% of physical attendance and complete all assignments to acceptable standards to be eligible to be awarded each modular certificate. Participant who did not complete the assignments to acceptable standards but attained at least 75% of physical attendance will be issued with a certificate of attendance. The successful achievement of all modular certificates will lead to the awarding of the Specialist Diploma in Construction Productivity (SDCP).


Modular Certificate Title

Course Fee

(inclusive of 9% GST)

Singaporeans and Singapore PRs, including those sponsored by non-SME companies.

Fee payable after 50% funding support

Singaporeans 40 years old and above OR SME company sponsored Singaporeans or Singapore PRs.

Fee payable after 70% funding support

Advanced Certificate in Construction Productivity (ACCP) (Modular Certificate A - 79005A)



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Certificate in Management of Productive Technologies (Modular Certificate B - 79005B)



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^ The fees are inclusive of 9% GST and are subject to change.

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)


Note: Registration closes 2 weeks prior to modular certificate commencement or when the class is fully subscribed, whichever comes first. Registration can remain open until course commencement date if training spaces are still available.

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