SIA Building Contract 2016 (Run 2 in May) SSG Subsidy

Event start14:00 PM
Duration5 hrs ( from 2:00pm to 7:00pm )
VenueSIA Lounge Level 2
CPD16 points


The SIA New Contracts Committee has recently updated a suite of standard form building contracts based on the historical suite of standard form contracts used by SIA for nearly 40 years. The SIA Building Contracts 2016 course looks to impart knowledge of the new suite of standard form contracts (in particular, the Design & Build contract) to the architectural community to bring the practice of building contract administration up to date, and in line with the current industry practice.

Participants will get familiar with the SIA Building Contracts 2016 – the foundational tools for building contract administration, and accumulate expertise to improve their administration of building contracts.

Registration Criteria:

  • Those who have completed Architecture Practice Course (APC)
  • Registered Architects
  • Registered Professional Engineers
  • SISV-registered Quantity Surveyors ( with at least 5-years post-qualification experience)
  • SPM-accredited Project Managers

Course Type:

  • Interactive Training
  • Assessment
  • Team Work and Contribution

Course Outcome:

  • Able to conduct, administer and close a Design & Build contract
  • Upon completion of the course and it’s requirements – 16 CPD pts


Full Programme Fee S$2018.52 w GST

S$1869.00 wo GST

Nett Fee after Skills Future Funding^
(For Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents)
$1009.26 w GST

$934.50 wo GST

Nett Fee after SkillsFutre Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy^

(For Singapore Citizens aged 40 years old and above)

S$605.56   w GST

S$560.70 wo GST

Nett Fee after Enhanced Training Support for SMEs^

(For Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents with course fully paid for by SME firm / employer)

S$605.56   w GST

S$560.70 wo GST


^ Funding and Subsidy subjected to terms and conditions and approval.


Ar. Loo Pei Wen
Ar. Loo Pei Wen graduated from National University of Singapore with a Master in Architecture in 2009 and is a registered Architect since 2013. As the current Director of The Architects Circle Pte Ltd, she has experience in running a variety of projects using different forms of contract like PSSCOC, SIA, HDB hybrid contracts for D&B HIP.

She also has the opportunity to be selected as one of the trainees to train under the Train The Trainers programme for SIA Building Contract 2016, Design & Build Contract (with employer's design). She believes that with the ever-changing nature of the society, contracts need to be adapted to suit the needs of the project and tap on the expertise of different parties better.

Ar. Darren Benger-VivATA Pte Ltd
Darren received his Bachelor of Architecture degree with First Class Honours from the University of Adelaide, Australia in 1995, and registered with the Board of Architects, Singapore in 2001.

Since 1996 Darren has resided in Singapore, and he is currently the Managing Director of VivATA Pte Ltd, an architectural practice.

Darren's involvement in the Singapore Institute of Architects includes election to Council for the 2007/08 to 2021/22 terms, and he has actively participated in various SIA committees

This includes the Architectural Business (fka Architects Appointment and Services Procurement) Committee from 2007 to present, through which the Darren was instrumental in the development of various tools and references, such as the SIA's Fee Calculator and the SIA Members' Consensus.

Darren has been involved in the SIA WSH Committee from 2010, the Building Contracts Committee since 2007, and the ADR Committee since 2008.

Ar. Joy Chew
Currently the Managing Director of Designshop Pte Ltd, Joy Chew has practiced as an architect starting as an Assistant Architect with Iversen van Sitteren Architects. Later she ventured out on her own as a sole proprietor, then in a partnership and finally as a director in a licenced architectural corporation since 2012.

She studied at the Liverpool University School of Architecture, UK and finished her final two years at the National University of Singapore. After some years of practice, she went on to obtain her M Sc in Construction Law & Dispute Resolution, a combined King’s College London – National University of Singapore programme.

Joy has been a member of the Singapore Institute of Architects since 1987 and is a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators. She is also an Accredited Adjudicator of the Singapore Mediation Centre since 2005.

The projects Joy has worked on whilst in practice are too numerous to list. Joy is known for careful detailing and close supervision of site work with a formidable reputation for managing disputes and delivering projects on time and within budget. Joy’s keen interest in ensuring cash flow in the difficult construction industry has led her to obtain accreditation with the Singapore Mediation Centre and she regularly sits as adjudicator in adjudication applications.


Session 1 26 April 2023 1400hrs to 1900hrs
Session 2 5 May 2023 1400hrs to 1900hrs
Session 3 10 May 2023 1400hrs to 1900hrs
Session 4 19 May 2023 1400hrs to 1900hrs
Written Assessment 24 May 2023 TBC
Oral Assessment 25 May 2023 TBC
  • Learners to attain 75% attendance and pass assessment.
  • Learners are required to pre-read course material prior to course commencement.
  • Instruction and material will be provided at briefing session.
  • Learners are expected to participate actively during the course duration.

Payment for the course will be made separately after registration and evaluation.

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Terms & Conditions

  • Minimum 75% attendance and passing assessment is required for funding and application.
  • Minimum of 12 persons registration is required before course commencement.
  • The Academy reserves the right to reschedule any or all of the sessions.
  • The Academy reserves the right to recover the course fee if the funding application is not successful.