Specialist Diploma in Design for Manufacturing & Assembly (SDDfMA)

Event code: 79010


This programme can be taken as separate stackable modular certificates. The certificates can be taken in any order (within 3 years). Upon completion of all modular certificates, you will be awarded the Specialist Diploma.


Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (DfMA) is the design process that focuses on the ease of off-site manufacturing and efficiency of on-site assembly. This is a revolutionised approach applied to the construction industry that enables faster, safer and more reliable construction process. To enjoy the benefits of DfMA, practitioners need to re-think the design approaches and construction processes of their projects. This programme equips learners with the knowledge and skills to apply DfMA principles in construction projects, so as to achieve higher construction productivity.


Certificate in DfMA Principles and Applications

January / July

Certificate in Management of Productive Technologies

April / October


  1. Participants who complete Certificate A and Certificate B within 3 years will be awarded Specialist Diploma in Design for Manufacturing and Assembly.
  2. Participants with the Specialist Diploma in Construction Productivity could obtain the Specialist Diploma in Design for Manufacturing and Assembly after completing the Certificate in DfMA Principles & Applications.


Duration: 12 weeks per modular certificate

Frequency: 2 to 3 evenings per week (some courses may be held on Saturdays)

Venue: BCA Braddell Campus and Online Learning 

Fees* (inclusive of GST):
S$2,300 (Modular Certificate A)
S$3,700 (Modular Certificate B)
S$6,000 (Full Programme)


**SSG funding may be available for selected modular certificate(s). Details of SSG’s funding can be found in https://www.enterprisejobskills.gov.sg/content/upgrade-skills/course-fee-and-absentee-payroll-funding.html

Assessment: Continuous and Project Based

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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.

Visit BCA Academy Online StoreFront (OSF) to register:

Course codes:

79010A - Module A
79010B - Module B


eLearning online blended


1) For the Specialist Diploma Student Handbook, please click HERE.

2) For the Terms & Conditions for Enrolment under School of Executive & Continuing Education, please click HERE.


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