STAR Academy Pte Ltd (SAP)

STAR ACADEMY is a reputed training provider committed to provide quality training for all industries. We also conduct group (in-house) training for companies, for continuous professional development and applied learning. We constantly develop new courses to suit industry requirements and market needs. Our strategic selection of professional's as trainers allows us to be at the front end of this training sector.

Why us

Our practical experience and track record has further equipped us with the sufficient expertise to provide you appropriate knowledge and skill to participants.

Course content

Our course contents were developed based on industry practices by team of experienced industry professionals.

Competent trainers

Our trainers are highly qualified and has rich experience in industry. Their expertise on subject matters are very useful for professional development.

Practical approach

Strive for excellence in providing training services for working professionals with in-depth experience from various work aspects.

Accreditations

  • Professional Engineers Board (PEB), Singapore.
  • Institution of Engineers (IES) - Association of Consulting Engineers (ACES), Singapore.
  • Singapore Institute of Safety Officers (SISO).
  • Workforce Development Agency (WDA).

Funding Support

  • Skills future Credit approved by Workforce Development Agency (WDA).
  • UTAP Approved.
  • PIC claims for training.

Certifications

  • ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System Certified
  • Bizsafe Certified.

Courses

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  • Introduction to Precast design, panning and sequencing
  • Precast Production process, Handling, Storage & Delivery
  • Critical Aspects of production Control
  • Quality Control in Precast production
  • Erection Of Precast Elements
  • Site Challenges & Solutions
  • QA/QC Regime in Precast Erection
  • Site Safety Requirements
  • Professional Engineers (PE)/ Resident Engineers (RE)/ Resident Technical Officers (RTO) / Design Engineers
  • Project Managers / Site Engineers and Supervisors
  • Practicing Workplace Safety & Health Officers

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  • Understanding diaphragm wall function as ERSS
  • Methods of D wall construction and quality control requirements
  • Specification requirements and codal provisions (EC 7)
  • Ground challenges in diaphragm wall construction
  • Utilities Management in D wall construction
  • Site Challenges in D-Wall Construction
  • QA/QC Regime in Precast Erection
  • Site Safety Practices in D Wall Construct
  • Professional Engineers (PE)/ Resident Engineers (RE)/ Resident Technical Officers (RTO) / Design Engineers
  • Project Managers / Site Engineers and Supervisors
  • Practicing Workplace Safety & Health Officers (WSHO)/ Safety Coordinators and other Construction / Safety Professionals

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  • To provide principles of various NDT methods being used in practice.
  • Special emphasis on NDT methods applied
  • To measure physical properties such as in-situ strength of concrete in structures.
  • To detect flaws or discontinuities, and
  • To corrosion & durability
  • Typical data analysis for condition evaluation. Provide guidelines / Requirements
  • To summarize NDT method applications and limitations
  • Professional Engineers (PE)/ Resident Engineers (RE)/ Resident Technical Officers (RTO) / Design Engineers
  • Project Managers / Site Engineers and Supervisors
  • Other Construction Professionals

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  • To understand the legal requirements related to formwork construction
  • To understand New Formwork Code of Practice SS580 requirements
  • To distinguish the design with code and regulations related to formwork
  • To make clarity on Formwork and False work
  • Provide guidelines / checklists
  • Formwork supervision
  • Case studies of formwork failure
  • Professional Engineers (PE)/ Resident Engineers (RE)/ Resident Technical Officers (RTO) / Design Engineers
  • Project managers / Site Engineers and Supervisors
  • Practicing Workplace Safety & Health Officers (WSHO)/ Safety Coordinators and other Construction / Safety Professionals

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  • Precast and Conventional Construction with Concrete
  • Structural System and Load Paths
  • Design Principles of Precast Concrete Elements
  • General Design Considerations of Precast Concrete Elements
  • Design Principles of Precast Element Joints
  • Q& A
  • Professional Engineers (PE)/ Resident Engineers (RE)/ Resident Technical officers (RTO)/Design Engineers
  • Project Managers /Site Engineers and Supervisors
  • QA/QC Professionals & Ready Mixed Concrete Suppliers

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  • Introduction to SOP
  • Statutory right to adjudication (SOP)
  • Understanding Claims
  • Resolving Payment Disputes
  • Adjudication
  • Q&A
  • Commercial Managers / Contract Managers / Quantity Surveyors
  • Project Directors / Project Managers
  • Practicing Construction Professionals

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  • General practices in Fabrication and structural Erection
  • Do’s and Don’ts in Fabrication and Erection
  • Dimensional accuracy in Fabrication and Erection
  • International Standards- AWS D1.1 and CONQUAS-BCA
  • Good practices in Fabrication and Erection process
  • Safety practices in fabrication and Erection
  • Q & A session
  • Professional Engineers (PE)/ Resident Engineers (RE)/ Resident Technical Officers (RTO) / Design Engineers
  • Project Managers / Site Engineers and Supervisors with responsibilities to organise, implement, or supervise welding and welding related structures
  • QA/QC Welding/Steel structure Professionals

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  • Introduction to Concrete
  • Concrete Mix Design to En 206 & SSEN 544-1 & 2
  • Raw Material Test Requirements & Compliances
  • BCA & SAC Requirements & Compliances
  • Concrete Conformity Requirements & compliances
  • Practical Conformity Calculation - Hands on Exercise
  • Professional Engineers (PE)/ Resident Engineers (RE)/ Resident Technical officers (RTO)/ Design Engineers
  • Project Managers /Site Engineers and Supervisors
  • QA/QC Professionals & Ready Mixed Concrete Suppliers

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  • Understanding disputes in construction contracts
  • Common sources of construction disputes
  • Understanding the importance of claims
  • How to prepare claims
  • Importance of documents during a crisis
  • Statutory right to adjudication (SOP)
  • Question and Answers
  • Commercial Managers / Contract Managers / Quantity Surveyors
  • Project Directors / Project Managers
  • Practicing Construction Professionals

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  • Introduction to Piling Works
  • Regulatory Compliances for piling works
  • Types of Piling Works
  • Pile Design Requirements
  • Construction & Supervision of Piling including Inspections
  • Record Keeping for Piling Works
  • Challenges and Constraints in Piling Works
  • Safety & Risk Management in Piling Works
  • Question and Answers
  • Professional Engineers (PE)/ Resident Engineers (RE) / Resident Technical Officers (RTO) / Design Engineers
  • Project Managers / Site Engineers and Supervisors
  • Practicing Workplace Safety & Health Officers (WSHO)/ Safety Coordinators and other Construction / Safety Professionals

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  • Introduction to Special Concrete
  • High Strength Concrete Critical Requirements & Supervision
  • Green Concrete Requirements & Supervision
  • Water Proof Concrete Functional Requirements & Supervision
  • Thick Section Casting Methods & Supervision Requirements
  • Test Results interpretation for all concrete types (HS,WP,GC etc)
  • Case Study on High Strength, Green, Water proof Concreting works
  • Question and Answers
  • Professional Engineers (PE) / Resident Engineers (RE) / Resident Technical Officers (RTO) / Design Engineers
  • Project Managers / Site Engineers and Supervisors
  • Other Construction Professionals

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  • Introduction and Overview of Design for Safety
  • The WSH (DfS) Regulations 2015
  • Duties of Engineers, Contractors, Owners etc
  • Structural Design Risk Identification Process
  • Case Studies Structural Inadequacy
  • Question & Answers
  • Developer Representatives and Professionals/ Building Owners
  • Professional Engineers (PE)/ Design Engineers/ Architects
  • Resident Engineers(RE)/ Resident Technical Officers (RTO)
  • Project Managers / Site Engineers and Supervisors
  • Sub-contractors etc

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  • Introduction to Instrumentation & Monitoring Of Buildings and Structures
  • Types of Instruments for Monitoring
  • BCA Requirements on Instrumentation
  • Quality Control in Installation of Monitoring
  • Data Collection & Monitoring
  • Interpretation of monitoring Results
  • Action when exceed AL and WSL
  • Errors in reading and reporting
  • RA in Instrumentation Works
  • Professional Engineers (PE) / Resident Engineers (RE) / Resident Technical officers (RTO) / Design Engineers
  • Project Managers / Site Engineers and Supervisors
  • Practicing Workplace Safety & Health Officers (WSHO) / Safety Coordinators and other Construction / Safety Professionals

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  • Introduction to deep excavation
  • Safe Excavation with Excavator and Long arm excavator
  • Safety in Strutting Works
  • Safe Lifting Operations in deep exaction
  • Working in Confined Space
  • Case Studies
  • Question and Answer
  • Professional Engineers (PE) / Resident Engineers (RE) / Resident Technical Officers (RTO) / Design Engineers
  • Project Managers / Site Engineers and Supervisors
  • Practicing Workplace Safety & Health Officers (WSHO)/ Safety Coordinators and other Construction / Safety Professionals

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  • Introduction
  • Risk Management in construction
  • Deep excavation safety
  • Concrete construction safety
  • Steel construction safety
  • Safety in working at height
  • Construction ergonomics
  • Professional Engineers (PE) / Resident Engineers (RE) / Resident Technical Officers (RTO) / Design Engineers
  • Project Managers / Site Engineers and Supervisors
  • Practicing Workplace Safety & Health Officers (WSHO)/ Safety Coordinators and other Construction / Safety Professionals

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  • Introduction
  • Safety in Production & Storage Process
  • Precast Handling & Installation Safety
  • Identifying & managing risks
  • Case Studies
  • Question and Answers
  • Professional Engineers (PE) / Resident Engineers (RE) / Resident Technical Officers (RTO) / Design Engineers
  • Project Managers / Site Engineers and Supervisors
  • Practicing Workplace Safety & Health Officers (WSHO)/ Safety Coordinators and other Construction / Safety Professionals

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  • Introduction to safety in working at height
  • Legal and other requirements
  • Risk Management in workplaces
  • Fall Prevention Plan (FPP) and its components
  • Permit-To-Work (PTW) System for Work at Height (WAH)
  • Fall control measures
  • Common unsafe acts and conditions
  • Lessons learnt from past fall from height accidents
  • Professional Engineers (PE) / Resident Engineers (RE) / Resident Technical officers (RTO) / Design Engineers
  • Project Managers / Site Engineers and Supervisors
  • Practicing Workplace Safety & Health Officers (WSHO) / Safety Coordinators and other Construction / Safety Professionals

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  • Introduction and Overview of Design for Safety
  • The WSH (DfS) Regulations 2015
  • Duties of Engineers, Contractors, Owners etc
  • Structural Design Risk Identification Process
  • Case Studies Structural Inadequacy
  • Question & Answers
  • Developer Representatives and Professionals/ Building Owners
  • Professional Engineers (PE)/ Design Engineers/ Architects
  • Resident Engineers(RE)/ Resident Technical Officers (RTO)
  • Project Managers / Site Engineers and Supervisors
  • Sub-contractors etc

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  • Introduction
  • Legal and other requirements
  • Demolition plan and stability report
  • Temporary supports
  • Safety, health and environmental considerations
  • Debris and waste handling
  • Safe Methods of demolition
  • Safe Demolition of stability sensitive and special structures
  • Lessons learn from past demolition-related accident
  • Professional Engineers (PE) / Resident Engineers (RE) / Resident Technical officers (RTO) / Design Engineers
  • Project Managers / Site Engineers and Supervisors
  • Practicing Workplace Safety & Health Officers (WSHO) / Safety Coordinators and other Construction / Safety Professionals

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  • Introduction to Auditing
  • Understanding of ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 requirements
  • Risk assessment and Environmental aspects
  • Internal Auditing
  • Auditing Phases & exercises
  • End-of-course test
  • Question & Answers
  • Management Representatives/ Quality and Safety Professional Managers
  • Document Controllers
  • Project Managers / Site Engineers and Supervisors
  • Practicing Workplace Safety & Health Officers (WSHO)/ Safety Coordinators and other
  • Construction / Safety Professionals

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  • Introduction to ISO 9001
  • Understanding of ISO 9001:2015 requirements
  • Process approach
  • Risk based thinking
  • Application of requirements to Specific processes
  • To Understand the conversion process
  • Question and Answers
  • Management Representatives / Quality and Safety Professional Managers
  • Document Controllers
  • Project Managers / Site Engineers and Supervisors
  • Practicing Workplace Safety & Health Officers (WSHO)/ Safety Coordinators and other Construction / Safety Professionals

Overseas training and corporate trainings can be arranged upon request.

  • Precast Design, Production and Installation

  • Piling Design, Construction and Supervision

  • Quality Control in Building Construction

  • Concrete Quality Control

  • Safety in Building Construction

  • Risk Management in Construction

Trainers

Knowledge transfer is an art and skill. Thus we have carefefully selected our trainers who have in-depth knowledge and decades of experience on subject matter.

Prof. Dr. N. Krishnamoorthy

Trainer

He is currently Consultant in Safety, Structures and Computer Applications in Singapore. He is an Approved Consultant of the Singapore Ministry of Manpower, for whom he has carried out assignments. He has more than five and half decades of teaching, research, and consultancy experience, including short courses and talks for practicing engineers, in U.S.A., Singapore, and India. He has also held senior positions in the National University of Singapore (NUS), and Mysore University in India. Professor Krishnamurthy has written over ninety papers, and three books including "Introduction to Risk Management", and contributed to other books and compilations. In recent years Professor Krishnamurthy has been focusing on lecturing, writing, and consulting on safety-related topics in Singapore and overseas.

Er Wong Wai Yin

Trainer

Er Wong Wai Yin B.Eng, P.Eng (Civil), has over 33 years of working experience in the Singapore construction industry. He has undertaken both technical and managerial roles in various organizations, which include a structural design consultant office and precast concrete design & manufacturing specialist firms. He was involved in the design of numerous building projects in multi-storey and high-rise commercial, residential and industrial development. Er Wong has consultancy partnership to offer services in precast concrete construction design, alternative design for value engineering in construction, precast production supervision and manufacturing facilities operation & setting up. He is currently the Managing Partner of the firm with project works in Singapore, Malaysia, India and Thailand.

Dr Lai Hoke Sai

Trainer

Dr Lai Hoke Sai is a registered professional engineer and has more than 20 years of experience in the design, supervision and management of many commercial, institutional, residential and industrial building projects including precast concrete structures. He was the principal author of the Structural Precast Concrete Handbook which was published by the Building Control Authority of Singapore in 2001. Since 2001, Dr Lai has been actively involved in conducting workshops, lectures and design courses in precast concrete design for the Building Control Authority of Singapore for practicing professionals.

Dr M. Basheer Khan

Trainer

He obtained his Ph.D in Engineering from the National University of Singapore. He has two decades of experience on multi-faceted roles as consultant, contractor and employer which included engineering consultancy, construction, project management, contract administration, management consultancy and finance. He is included in the Board of Consultants at The New Consultancy, which is an UK based firm. He is also a member of the Singapore Business Council in the United Arab Emirates. He is a qualified Lead Auditor for Quality Management System and is qualified in Risk Based Auditing of management systems. He has worked in the Middle East, Singapore and India.

Mr Lim Kia Wee

Trainer

He is the Managing Director and Principal of TERS Engineering Services Pte Ltd and TERS Consultant respectively. He has held senior positions in consultancies and contractors, the scope of working from design to project management. He worked in various capacities as Senior Geotechnical engineer, Project/ Design engineer, now Managing Director with hands and capabilities. His main scope of work is detailed finite element computer programme, such as Saga Crisp.

He is also a Hulme Award winner for Tunneling and Underground Society of Singapore for his contribution on the comparison of various commercial software for excavation analysis.

Chai Tze Gian, Paul

Trainer

He is the Director of Revelation System Pte Ltd which was incorporated in 2016, providing Workplace Safety, Health and Environmental consultancy services. After obtaining his Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering in 1994 from National University of Singapore, he started his career in the building construction industry as a Project Engineer and progressed to Project Manager, Senior Project Manager and Project Director.

He had held the position of Management Representative (MR) of a company, ensuring that the processes needed for the Quality, Safety, Health and Environmental Management System (QSHEMS) is established, implemented and maintained. Recognizing that Workplace Safety, Health and Environment concerns are closely related to the building and construction activities, he began to seek competency in safety, health and environmental aspects in 2007. Currently, he is a MOM registered Workplace Safety and Health Auditor (WSHA), MOM registered Workplace Safety and Health Officer (WSHO), SCDF registered Fire Safety Manager (FSM), NEA registered Environmental Control Officer (ECO), Confined Space Safety Assessor (CSSA). Over the past 20 over years, he has accumulated invaluable experience and expertise on QSHE in a variety of building projects which includes residential, commercial, industrial and institutional.

Dr. Sudhakar A. Kulkarni

Trainer

Over the past 25 years’ of design, design management, project management and teaching/research experience, he has undertaken projects in Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) structures, Cut & Cover tunnels, Industrial projects, Institutional Buildings, and Medium-rise buildings. He is currently working as a Civil/Structural engineering consultant for projects in Singapore. Recently, he managed the design works and construction support for Blast Resistant Design / Mitigation projects and Pharmaceutical plant projects in Singapore. His involvement in MRT projects include detailed design of NEL siding extension at Harbour Front Station, Circle Line CCL4&5, Tuas Extension MRTs, DTL Tan Kah Kee station, and Chennai-Metro MRT, India.

As a Research Scholar /Research Fellow at IIT Bombay /NTU, Singapore and faculty in Pune University he has contributed to several research areas (Finite element method, hybrid connections, smart structures, vibration control, etc.) and conducted courses such as Design of Steel/ Reinforced Concrete structures, Matrix method of Structural analysis, Nonlinear Analysis of Structures, etc. He has authored many technical publications in international journals and conferences, and has also rendered services as a peer reviewer international journal papers including ASCE Structural Engineering, Smart Materials and Structures, Engineering Structures, etc.

Mr C. Kirubakaran

Trainer

He is Principal Consultant in R STAR CONSULTANTS PTE LTD and is involved in Consultancy,Project Management and Training in the construction industry. He has diverse experience in precast buildings, residential, commercial, MRT infrastructure and casino projects. He was an MOM approved trainer. His approach is very pragmatic using a combination of tailored activities. He is presenting paper in "Safety in Precast Construction" by Structural.

He is the

  • Secretary- ASCE-American Society of Civil Engineers (Singapore Section)
  • SPRING- WG Member for Formwork Code review
  • Member – Institution of Engineers, Singapore
  • Trainer- He was MOM Approved Trainer
  • Associate Auditor- Certification International, Singapore
  • PMC- Practicing Management Consultant

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Contact Info

Star Academy Pte Ltd
3 Soon Lee Street
#05-22 Pioneer Junction
Singapore, 627606
P: (65) 6734 4579