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Coretrade Qualifications

The following tables show the trade skill qualifications in the class of work that a worker wishes to be registered in.

PART I

CONSTRUCTION TRADESMEN

Registration Class Qualifications
(1) Air-conditioning ducting installation

(2) Cladding and curtain wall Installation

(3)Construction plant operation(non-lifting)

(4) Doors and windows installation

(5) Drywall installation

(6) Electrical works

(7) Fire protection works

(8) Gas pipefitting works

(9) Glazing works

(10) Joinery works

(11) Lift installation

(12) Plumbing and piping works

(13) Reinforced concrete works

(14) Structural steel works

(15) Suspended ceiling installation

(16) Tiling, stone laying and floor finishing works

(17) Waterproofing works

SEC, SEC(K)

NTC/NITEC in construction-related disciplines, including but not limited to —

(a) electrical technology;
(b) mechanical technology; and
(c) facility technology;

Builder Certificate

Advanced Builder Certificate

Certificate of Registration

Electrical Worker Licence

Gas Service Worker Licence

Plumber Licence

Water Service Plumber Licence

Registered Sanitary Plumber Licence

Registration Class Qualifications
Construction plant operation (lifting) Certificate of Registration

PART II

CONSTRUCTION FOREMEN

Registration Class Qualifications
(1) Air-conditioning ducting installation

(2) Cladding and curtain wall Installation

(3) Doors and windows installation

(4) Drywall installation

(5) Electrical works

(6) Fire protection works

(7) Gas pipefitting works

(8) Glazing works

(9) Joinery works

(10) Lift installation

(11) Plumbing and piping works

(12) Reinforced concrete works

(13) Structural steel works

(14) Suspended ceiling installation

(15) Tiling, stone laying and floor finishing works

(16) Waterproofing works

Degree in a construction-related discipline, including but not limited to —

(a) civil engineering;
(b) mechanical engineering;
(c) electrical engineering; and
(d) architecture.

Diploma issued by an educational institution located in Singapore in a construction-related discipline, including but not limited to —

(a) civil engineering;
(b) mechanical engineering;
(c) electrical and electronic engineering; and
(d) architecture.

SEC/SEC(K)

NTC/NITEC in a construction-related discipline, including but not limited to —

(a) electrical technology;
(b) mechanical technology; and
(c) facility technology.

Builder Certificate

Advanced Builder Certificate

Electrical Worker Licence

Gas Service Worker Licence

Plumber Licence

Water Service Plumber Licence

Registered Sanitary Plumber Certificate

Trade Diploma in a construction-related discipline, including but not limited to —

(a) electrical technology;
(b) plumbing technology;
(c) structural steel works; and
(d) tiling and stone laying.

PART III

CONSTRUCTION SUPERVISORS

Registration Class Qualifications
(1) Architectural trades

(2) Mechanical and electrical trades

(3) Structural trades

Degree in a construction-related discipline, including but not limited to —

(a) civil engineering;
(b) mechanical engineering;
(c) electrical engineering; and
(d) architecture.

Diploma issued by an educational institution located in Singapore in a construction-related discipline, including but not limited to —

(a) civil engineering;
(b) mechanical engineering;
(c) electrical and electronic engineering; and
(d) architecture.

SEC/SEC(K)

NTC/NITEC in a construction-related discipline, including but not limited to —

(a) electrical technology;
(b) mechanical technology; and
(c) facility technology.

Builder Certificate

Advanced Builder Certificate

Electrical Worker Licence

Gas Service Worker Licence

Plumber Licence

Water Service Plumber Licence

Registered Sanitary Plumber Certificate

Trade Diploma in a construction-related discipline, including but not limited to —

(a) electrical technology;
(b) plumbing technology;
(c) structural steel works; and
(d) tiling and stone laying.

Approved Supervisory Certificate

National Certificate in Construction Supervision

Construction Trade Foreman Certificate

NBQ

In Parts I, II and III —

“Advanced Builder Certificate” means any Advanced Builder Certificate issued by the Authority;

“Approved Supervisory Certificate” means any approved supervisory certificate issued by the Authority;

“Builder Certificate” means any Builder Certificate issued by the Authority;

“Certificate of Registration” means a certificate issued by the Ministry of Manpower certifying that the certificate holder may operate tower cranes, mobile cranes or crawler cranes;

“Construction Trade Foreman Certificate” means the Construction Trade Foreman Certificate issued by the Authority;

“Electrical Worker Licence” means the electrical worker licence granted under section 82 of the Electricity Act (Cap. 89A);

“Gas Service Worker Licence” means the gas service worker licence granted under section 12 of the Gas Act (Cap. 116A);”.

“National Certificate in Construction Supervision” means the National Certificate in Construction Supervision issued by the Authority;

“NBQ” means any “National Building Qualification” issued by the Building and Construction Authority Academy;

“NITEC” means the National Institute of Technical Education Certificate issued by the Institute of Technical Education;

“NTC” means the National Trade Certificate issued by the Vocational and Industrial Training Board or the Institute of Technical Education;

“Plumber Licence” means the sanitary plumber licence issued by the Public Utilities Board;

“Registered Sanitary Plumber Certificate” means the registered sanitary plumber certificate issued by the Singapore Plumbing Society;

“SEC” means any Skills Evaluation Certificate (Practical) issued by the Authority;

“SEC(K)” means any Skills Evaluation Certificate (written and practical) issued by the Authority;

“Trade Diploma” refers to any trade diploma issued by the Building and Construction Authority Academy;

“Water Service Plumber Licence” means the water service plumber licence granted under rule 17 of the Public Utilities (Water Supply) Regulations (Cap. 261, Rg 5).”.

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