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Module 3 & 4 Construction of Underground & Related Structures Basements & Tunnelling (15th Run)

20th Jan 2018
9:00AM - 5:15PM -
IES Academy@Jurong East
80 Jurong East Street 21, #04-10, Devan Nair Institute For Employment and Employability 609607
STU (Structural) 6

Course outline

  1. Construction of cofferdams
  2. Installation of walers and struts
  3. Top-down and bottom-up construction
  4. Concreting of basement walls and slabs
  5. Ground monitoring and instrumentation
  6. Ground water control by dewatering
  7. Waterproofing of basements
  8. Case studies of local and overseas basement projects

CPD Points

  • 6 STU Structural
  • 6 PDU (To Be Confirmed)

CV of Lecturer

 Er. Wong Pui Fun, Joanne is the Associate Director of Meinhardt Infrastructures Pte Ltd.  She graduated from Imperial College, University of London with Master Degree in Concrete Structure. She is also an accredited Adjudicator in Singapore. She has more than 25 years of experience in the field of Civil, Structural and Building Engineering which include commercial, residential buildings, infrastructure projects etc. She specialises in building & transit structure, reinforced concrete, precast concrete, prestressed concrete and steel structure. She also has extensive experience in blast design and demolition work. Some of the iconic projects that she carried out are   313@somerset, Queenstown redevelopment RC21, LTA project Down Line 3, and Suntec City, etc.


Course Schedule

Time Event
8.30 am - 9.00am
9.00 am - 10.00 am Construction of cofferdams
10.00 am - 10.20 am
Installation of walers and struts
10.20 am - 10.40 am
Morning Tea Break
10.40 am – 11.00 am Top-down and bottom-up construction
11.00 am - 12.30 am Concreting of basement walls and slabs
12.30 pm - 1.15 pm Lunch Break
1.15 pm - 1.45 pm Ground monitoring and instrumentation
1.45 pm - 3.15 pm Ground water control by dewatering
3.15 pm - 3.30 pm
Afternoon Break
3.30 pm - 4.00 pm Waterproofing of basements

4.00 pm - 4.30 pm
Case studies of local and overseas basement projects


Course Fee

  • $246.10 (IES Members)*
  • $288.90 (Non-Members)*

*Inclusive of GST

Course Funding

This course is eligible for both UTAP and SkillsFuture Funding for individually paid participants.

UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme) is an individual skills upgrading account especially for NTUC members. As a member, you enjoy UTAP funding at 50% of the unfunded course fee capped at $250 every year.

SkillsFuture Credit (SFC) “All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website ( to choose from the courses available on the SkillsFuture Credit course directory.” Please use this link for more information on SFC & UTAP claim.

Please contact the course coordinator, Ms Wong Qiao Ting with the details below for any further enquries

  • DID: 6461 1238
  • Email:

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