8 months + 6 months Industrial Attachment (Full Time)
Course Delivery: The course will be delivered in a formal classroom setup, self-study, group work and presentations, and coursework
In this module students will be equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge in effective communication in the workforce environment. Learners will also expand their vocabulary by acquiring a better understanding of terminologies used in the industry.
Introduction into building primary elements and building science basics which include building orientation, ventilation, insulation and lighting principles. Students will learn the concept behind the building primary components that include foundation, floor and roof systems.
Study and interpret construction plans and drawings used for construction and management of built structures. Learn how to visualize construction and use it for collaboration.
Attain knowledge of how electricity is being generated, transmitted and consumed. Understand theories behind the design,construction, operation and maintenance of electrical serices and intelligent building systems. Understand he importance of Mechanical and Electrical Systems to user.
Study basic principles of refrigeration cycles and air distribution systems. Understand the design installation, operation and maintenance of air-conditioning systems and pipe services in buildings. Understand he importance of Mechanical and Electrical Systems to user.
Study firefighting strategy and investigation techniques in fire safety. Understand the principles, legislation and regulatory requirements and management behind the passive and active fire safety measures in Singapore buildings. Understand principles and applications of WSH principles and compliances.
The industry attachment provides students with an opportunity to gain work life experience in the facilities management industry. Students will be attached to one of the sectors of facilities management industries to carry out job functions and get hands-on experience.
Coursework and Written Examination
- A minimum of 90% attendance is required
- Minimum mark of 50% is required to pass each module