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Piling Works, Design & Testing Following Eurocodes and Safety & Your Legal Obligations 10th Run - REGISTRATION CLOSED DUE TO OVERWHELMING RESPONSE

17th - 18th Aug 2022
9:00AM - 6:30PM -
Orchard Hotel
442 Orchard Rd 238879
Fully booked
PDU (PEB) 10
PDU (CEng) 10
STU (Safety) 2
STU (Structural) 6



Due to Space limitation at website hence it only can show 1 timing. please note that this is a 2-day programme: 

Date:                      17 & 18 Aug 2022, Wednesday & Thursday   

Time:                      17 Aug 2022 via zoom(Virtual) from 4.00pm to 6.00pm 

                               18 Aug 2022 at Orchard Hotel Singapore(Physical) 9.00am to 6.30pm  

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Prior to attending this course, you should:
Have a PC / laptop / tablet / smart phone with built-in or external webcam.
Installed the zoom client
Have Wi-Fi / high speed internet connection available.
Receive an email with a link for you to submit a registration for webinar 1 week prior to the commencement.
Receive an email with a link and password for you to join the webinar session after your registration is successful. 

Part 1 Piling Works, Standards and Specification (3 Hours) 

Part 2: Piling Practices, Design and Testing (3 Hours)  

Trainer: Er. Yang Kin Seng was a former Director with the Building and Construction Authority, regulating and overseeing the safety of buildings and geotechnical building works under construction in Singapore, and headed the Singapore Geological Office.  Er. Yang has also served with the now-defunct Public Works Department as Assistant Chief Civil Engineer, Head (Roads, Planning and Design) and Head of Geotechnical Engineering, Site Investigation, Instrumentation and Laboratories.  His involvement in civil, building and infrastructural projects ranges from roads, flyovers, bridges and expressways, including Changi Airport development, construction of schools and CTE tunnels, to parks and government buildings, as well as overseas projects in China and Brunei.  He was the Chief Project Manager (Singapore) for the Singapore-Malaysia Second Crossing. He has published more than 40 papers in International conferences and seminars, and peer-reviewed journals.  Er. Yang was awarded Public Administration Medal (Silver) in 1998.    

Er. Yang was a Colombo Plan Scholar, and graduated with BEng (First Class Hons) in Civil Engineering from University of Melbourne and a recipient of Trinity College Scholarship, CWN Sexton Scholarship, AJ Francis Prize and an Exhibition Prize.  Er. Yang was also a Commonwealth Scholar, and obtained MSc (Distinction) in Soil Mechanics and Engineering Seismology and awarded the Soil Mechanics Prize from Imperial College London.  He also obtained MSc (Civil Eng) from NUS, and LLB (Hons) from University of London.    

Er. Yang co-chaired the SPRING (Singapore) Eurocodes Review Advisory Committee, and the Technical Committee on Civil and Geotechnical Works.  He is a Professional Engineer and a Specialist Professional Engineer registered with the Professional Engineers’ Board, and a Specialist Accredited Checker whilst in Building and Construction Authority.  Er. Yang has been conducting many courses for industry practitioners at the BCA Academy since 2007, as well as for IES, ACES and corporates.  

Part 3: Safety & Your Legal Obligations (4 Hours) 

Trainer: Ms Sangeetha Pusphanathan was called to the Singapore Bar in 2008 (Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore) after obtaining her law degree from the National University of Singapore in 2007 and also making it to the top 20 of the bar exams. She was also awarded the F.A. Chua Prize for the best student in criminal procedure during the bar exams. 

She is currently working as a data privacy lawyer for a multi-national European company. Formerly, she held the role of Deputy General Counsel and was employed with the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) where she has advised on and reviewed building control laws, prosecuted building control offences, and involved in legislative amendments to several BCA legislationalso has private sector experience in both the petrochemical industry as well as banking and financial sector. 

With her sound knowledge of local laws, she conducted annual core competency legal training workshops for 6 years straight in BCA for engineers and staff on various aspects.

In her free time, Sangeetha hosts events and forums. 

Her natural vibrant personality, cheerful disposition and bevy of examples keep her workshops engaging, fun and a mark above the rest!

 Important Notes

  • This is a blended course comprising 3 hours of zoom session and 7 hours of physical course at hotel.
  • This course is SFC & UTAP Supported
  • This course DOES NOT award SDU points
  • All Attendees must be fully vaccinated in order to attend the physical course at hotel. There will be no refunds of any course fees should the attendee be denied entry to the hotel due to incomplete vaccination status.

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Union Training Assistance Programme(UTAP) - APPROVED

SkillsFuture Credit (SFC) - APPROVED


2 STU(Safety) & 6 STU(Structural) - Confirmed

10 PDU (PEB & CEng)- Confirmed

This course DO NOT HAVE SDU points

Coordinator    Karen Phua
Coordinator Contact No.     6463 9211
Coordinator E-mail

1. Fee inclusive of GST, course materials & 2 Coffee Breaks & 1 Lunch at Cafe.                                                                    

2. Course fee to be made at least 21 days prior to event date failing which seats will be auto-release without further reminder

3. Certificate of Attendance will be given to PAID participants with 100% attendance (both days on 28 & 29 July 2022).

4. If payment via Cheque, should be made payable to :"IES Academy Pte Ltd" and mail to 80 Jurong East Street 21, #04-10, Devan Nair Institute For Employment and Employability, Singapore 609607

5. Hotel will be Orchard Hotel Singapore or Similar Class

6. Limited Seats Only - Please register early to avoid Disappointment  


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