Singapore University of Social Sciences

Building & Events Regulations and Compliance

Applications Open: 01 April 2019

Applications Close: 31 May 2019

Next Available Intake: July 2019

Course Types: Modular Undergraduate Course

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: $1312 View More Details on Fees

Area of Interest: Management, Built Environment

Schemes: Alumni Continuing Education + (ACE+), Lifelong Learning Credit (L2C)

Funding: SkillsFuture


Synopsis

EMT305 Building & Events Regulations and Compliance will provide the knowledge required to ensure safety and health of occupiers, workmen and visitors at event venues, in events facilities construction and during events will be covered in this course. Relevant local authorities’ building control regulations, professional practices, standards, licence and permit and other requirements will also covered in this module.

Level: 3
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every July
E-Learning: BLENDED - Learning is done MAINLY online using interactive study materials in Canvas. Students receive guidance and support from online instructors via discussion forums and emails. This is supplemented with SOME face-to-face sessions. If the course has an exam component, this will be administered on-campus.

Topics

  • Overview of Workplace Safety & Health Act and Related Regulations
  • WSH Acts
  • Factories Regulations
  • Risk Assessment and Management
  • Health and Hygiene
  • Compliance with Environmental, Public Health and Pollution Control Requirements
  • Licences and Permit Requirements for Events
  • Building Control Acts & Regulations – Buildable Design, Environmental Sustainability, Accessibility
  • Obtaining Approval
  • Building Maintenance
  • Strata Management
  • Periodic Structural Inspection

Learning Outcome

  • Describe regulations and compliance for facilities and events management
  • Examine environmental, health and hygiene issues when managing a facility or running an event
  • Prepare a risk assessment for facilities or events management
  • Demonstrate understanding of the procedures of obtaining the approval from the Building and Construction Authority, and the requirements of relevant codes and guidelines
  • Inspect building and event works
  • Organize activities in buildings and for events in compliance with regulations
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