Building Maintenance Technology

Short Course / 2 days

Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
Entry Requirements
Course Fees

Course Information

Developments in technology are easing work processes in all industries, including the construction sector. Digital transformations are providing wider options to building maintenance professionals in the area of facilities management, with advantages such as quicker access to crucial data for greater efficiency.

Learning Outcomes

Acquire technical knowledge on the principles of good maintenance practice for commercial, residential and industrial buildings, as well as identify the proper preventive and remedial measures needed to minimize maintenance cost.

Participants who are registered with professional bodies will be awarded 8 IES STU and 8 PEB points upon completion of the course.


Course Date: 12 to 13 Apr 2021

Application Period: 14 Jan to 7 Mar 2021

Duration: 2 Days

Time: 9am to 5:30 pm

Venue: Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Lesson Plan

This course consists of 5 modules:

A Agents of building deterioration

1.1 Human agents
1.2 Design factors
1.3 Construction factors
1.4 Maintenance and use factors
1.5 Weathering factors

B Concrete defects and repairs

2.1 Defects during construction
2.2 Defects after construction
2.3 Repair materials
2.4 Repair methods
2.5 Structural strengthening

C Water seepage problems

3.1 Secondary roof system by HDB
3.2 Roof drainage
3.3 Waterproofing systems
3.4 Problems of flat roof
3.5 Controlling water penetration
3.6 Rain penetration through cavity walls
3.7 Water seepage through floor slabs

D Defects of wall and floor finishes

4.1 Plaster
4.2 Paints
4.3 External wall tiling
4.4 Clay floor tiles
4.5 Timber flooring

E Defects of common areas

5.1 Aprons and drains
5.2 Corrosion of metallic components


A Certificate of Participation will be awarded to participants who meet the 75% attendance requirement but did not pass all required assessment(s).

Participants registered with professional bodies will be awarded with 8 STU and 8 PEB points.

Entry Requirements

Applicants with any of the following qualifications are invited to apply for the course:

At least 3 GCE “O” levels. NTC, ITE, NITEC or Higher NITEC (Building Services, Engineering, FM)

Course Fees

Course fee is payable upon acceptance. It is inclusive of 7% GST and subject to review.
The course is eligible for SkillsFuture Credit. For more information on the SkillsFuture Credit click here.
For enhanced training support, enter SME in the promo code during course application.

Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Singaporeans and Permanent Residents$102.72
Singaporeans qualified for SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy$38.72
Singaporeans and Permanent Residents qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs$38.72
Full Course Fee$342.40