Building Maintenance Technology (Synchronous e-learning)

Offered by School of Design & Environment

Short Course / 2 days / TGS-2020504574

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Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
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.

Please click on either of the run dates to submit your online application:

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 13 PEB PDUs upon completion of the course.


Course Date: 12 Jun 2024 – 13 Jun 2024
Application Period: 29 Apr 2024 – 13 May 2024
Duration: 2 days
Time: 9am to 5.30pm
Delivery Mode: Synchronous e-Learning
Venue: Online

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Lesson Plan

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 the following:

– 13 PEB PDUs

– 8 IES STUs (Structural)

Course Fees

Funding period for this course is from 24 Jul 2020 to 30 Sep 2024.

SkillsFuture Credit
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 Training Exchange course directory.

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year (or up to $500 for NTUC members aged 40 years old and above) when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). Please visit e2i’s website to find out more.

Enhanced Training Support
For enhanced training support, enter SME in the promo code during course application.

Long Term Visit Pass Plus (LTVP+) Holders
Please furnish the following documents to the course administrator to qualify for SSG funding:
Self-sponsored learner (**LTVP+): Copy of your green visit pass card, with the word ‘PLUS’ on the back of the card.
Co-sponsored learner (##LTVP+): Copy of valid and current Letter of Consent (LOC) from MOM

GST Increment in 2024
Please note that the GST rate will be revised to 9% with effect from 1 Jan 2024. As such any payable course fees will be subjected to the new GST rate adjustments in 2024. Please refer to our STEP portal for the updated fees. (Click on STEP)


  • The fees below are determined based on prevailing funding policies and subject to review and revision.
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Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Full course fee $348.80
Singaporeans aged below 40 qualified for SkillsFuture Funding$104.64
Singaporeans aged 40 & above qualified for SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy$40.64
Singaporeans qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs$40.64
Singapore Permanent Residents & **LTVP+ qualified for SkillsFuture Funding $104.64
Singapore Permanent Residents & ##LTVP+ qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs $40.64
Others (and Repeat Students)$348.80