Singapore University of Social Sciences

Building Regulations and Compliance

Building Regulations and Compliance (FMT320)

Applications Open: 01 April 2022

Applications Close: 31 May 2022

Next Available Intake: July 2022

Course Types: Modular Undergraduate Course

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: $1378 View More Details on Fees

Area of Interest: Built Environment, Management

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

Funding: To be confirmed

School/Department: School of Science & Technology


Synopsis

Building Regulations and Compliance will provide the knowledge required to ensure safety and health of occupiers, workmen and visitors at facilities. Relevant local authorities’ building control regulations, professional practices, standards and other requirements for the management of facilities will also be covered in this module.

Level: 3
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every July

Topics

  • Overview of Workplace Safety & Health Act and Related Regulations
  • WSH Acts
  • Factories Regulations
  • Risk Assessment and Management
  • Environmental, Health Requirements
  • Licences and Permit Requirements for Facilities
  • Fire Safety Requirements
  • Building Control Acts & Regulations and obtaining approvals – Buildable Design, Environmental Sustainability, Accessibility
  • Building Maintenance and Periodic Inspection of Buildings and Facades
  • Strata Management
  • Periodic Inspection of Buildings and Building Facades
  • Case Studies

Learning Outcome

  • Describe regulations and compliance for facilities management
  • Examine environmental, health and hygiene issues when managing a facility or running an event
  • Prepare a risk assessment for facilities management
  • Demonstrate understanding of the procedures of obtaining the approval from the Building and Construction Authority, and the requirements of relevant codes and guidelines
  • Inspection plan of buildings and building facades
  • Interpret Strata Management and Maintenance Requirement in compliance with regulations
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