Course

Adjudication Accreditation

The course will be useful in helping participants follow the arguments and submissions made during adjudication proceedings. Learn the common issues and basic principles governing the law of construction contracts in Module 1.

In Module 2, participants will learn more about the Security of Payment Act. Upon successful completion of both modules, participants may be considered for appointment as an adjudicator Singapore Mediation Centre (SMC)’s Register of Adjudicators.

The Selection Panel will review all applications received. Candidates must fulfil the following: 

  • Attend a course on law relating to construction contracts e.g. Adjudication Accreditation (Module 1), and pass the assessment;
  • Attend a course on statutory adjudication e.g. Adjudication Accreditation (Module 2) and pass the assessment;
  • Successfully undergo an interview conducted by SMC; and/or
  • Satisfy other requirements as set out by SMC

Course and assessment details

Programme Date Time Fees Topics covered
Module 1 
 
Course details 2 — 3 February 2023 (in-person) 9am — 6pm $1,620
  • Tenders and award of contract
  • Redress for breach of contract
  • Payments and certification
  • Delays and time extensions
  • Variations
Assessment 17 February 2023 (online) 3 — 6pm
Module 2

Course details 2 — 3 March 2023 (in-person) 9am — 6pm $3,780
  • Objectives and broad scheme of the Security of Payment Act
  • Rights to progress payments
  • Payment claims and responses
  • Adjudication of payment claim disputes
  • Enforcement of adjudicated amount
  • Conducting adjudication
  • Writing the adjudication determination
Assessment 17 March 2023 (online) 10am — 5pm

More information on the programme can be found here.

Registration

To register for Adjudication Accreditation (Module 1) Commonly encountered construction law issues, click here.

To register for Adjudication Accreditation (Module 2) Security of Payment Act adjudication, click here.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

An applicant may claim the following CPD points, where relevant:

Singapore Institute of Legal Education

The Singapore Institute of Legal Education (SILE) has accredited this training programme as follows:

Adjudication Accreditation (Module 1) Commonly encountered construction law issues

Date: 2 — 3 February 2023

  • CPD points for lawyer: 15
  • Practice area: Building and construction
  • Training level: General
Adjudication Accreditation (Module 2) Security of Payment Act adjudication

Date: 2 — 3 March 2023

  • CPD points for lawyer: TBC
  • Practice area: Building and construction
  • Training level: Advanced
  • Participants who wish to obtain CPD Points must comply strictly with the Attendance Policy set out in the CPD Guidelines. For this activity, participants are reminded to sign in on arrival and sign out at the conclusion of each day of the event in the manner required by the organiser.
  • Participants must not be absent from each day of the event for more than 15 minutes. Participants who do not comply with the Attendance Policy on any particular day of the event will not be able to obtain CPD Points for that day. Please refer to www.sileCPDcentre.sg for more information.

Contact
For more information, please contact:

Training Department
Tel: +65 6335 5037
Fax: +65 6333 5085
Email: smctraining@sal.org.sg

This course is accredited by:

Pre-requisites

An applicant must:

  • Hold or have held a senior position in any firm, organisation or professional body;
  • Have at least 10 years of experience in, or relating to, building and construction industry in Singapore;
  • Possess a degree or diploma in architecture, building studies, engineering, environmental studies, law, planning, real estate, urban design or other qualification as recognised by the Singapore Mediation Centre;
  • Be qualified to practise in Singapore (for applicants who are architects, engineers or lawyers)
  • Be of a good character, and must be not be convicted of any offence; and
  • Not be an undischarged bankrupt

Exemptions

The Adjudication Accreditation (Module 1) Commonly encountered construction law issues is a pre-requisite to the Adjudication Accreditation (Module 2) Security of Payment Act adjudication.

Exemptions apply for participants with any of the following:

  • Admitted to the roll of advocates and solicitors in Singapore or
  • Other qualifications as approved by SMC’s Construction Adjudicator Accreditation Committee (for clarification, please email to smctraining@sal.org.sg)
  • SkillsFuture Credit Scheme

    All Singaporeans who are 25 years and above may also use their $500 SkillsFuture credit (or any part of it) to offset their course fee. For more information, please click here.

     

The Selection Panel will review all applications received. Candidates must fulfil the following:

  • Attend a course on law relating to construction contracts e.g. Adjudication Accreditation (Module 1), and pass the assessment
  • Attend a course on statutory adjudication e.g. Adjudication Accreditation (Module 2), and pass the assessment;
  • Successfully undergo an interview conducted by the Singapore Mediation Centre (SMC); and
  • Satisfy other requirements as set out by SMC

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

An applicant may claim the following CPD points, where relevant:

Singapore Institute of Legal Education

The Singapore Institute of Legal Education (SILE) has accredited this training programme as follows:

Adjudication Accreditation (Module 1) Commonly encountered construction law issues

Date: 2 — 3 February 2023

  • CPD points for lawyer: 15
  • Practice area: Building and construction
  • Training level: General
  • Applicants who require CPD points should state their Admission as Advocate and Solicitor Number (AAS No) on the registration form.
  • Participants who wish to obtain CPD Points must comply strictly with the Attendance Policy set out in the CPD Guidelines. For this activity, participants are reminded to sign in on arrival and sign out at the conclusion of each day of the event in the manner required by the organiser.
  • Participants must not be absent from each day of the event for more than 15 minutes. Participants who do not comply with the Attendance Policy on any particular day of the event will not be able to obtain CPD Points for that day. Please refer to http://www.sileCPDcentre.sg for more information.

Contact
For more information, please contact:

Training Department
Tel: +65 6335 5037
Fax: +65 6333 5085
Email: smctraining@sal.org.sg

This course is accredited by: