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Devan Nair Institute for Employment & Employability

80 Jurong East Street 21
#04-08, Singapore 609607
Tel: (65) 6563 4166
Fax: (65) 6563 4156
Email: enquiry@recc.com.sg

Executive Training Courses




Water supply and distribution in buildings is a fundamental requirement, the mode of delivery to users differ with height and function of the building.  The sanitary plumbing system of buildings should carry away sewage and wastewater from the building quickly so as not to create any nuisance in the form of health hazards.

A working knowledge of the design of these systems is required to underpin the maintenance regime required to ensure that the systems function as health hazards could arise and Users will be extremely inconvenienced.


The course will provide an overview of the fundaments in the design of Water Supply and Waste Disposal Systems and the maintenance requirements and will cover:

-       System Fundaments & Design Overview 

-       Types of Systems & Working Principles

-       System Components & Life Spans

-       Maintenance Requirements: Regulatory & Routine

-      Learning from Incidents of Water Supply & Waste Disposal System Problems

COURSE PROGRAMME (9.00 am – 6.00 pm)

  • Water Supply & Distribution Systems   
    • Portable Water Supply & Distribution Overview & Role of Public Utilities Board
    • Regulatory Requirements:  CP 48 : 2005 Code of Practice for Water Services
    • Water Supply & Plumbing 
      - Water Mains Supply & Storage
      - Water Tanks 
    • Water Distribution
      -  Cold Water Systems & Distribution
      -  Hot Water Systems & Distribution               
    • Functional Overview of Water Supply & Distribution Systems
    • Components of the System & How They Work
    • Life Span & Maintenance Requirements
    • Inspection & Certification of Water Storage Tanks
    • Learning from Incidents of Water Supply Problems
  • Waste & Sewage Disposal Systems   
    • Waste & Sewage Disposal Overview: Role of Public Utilities Board
    • Regulatory Requirements:  CP on Sewage & Sanitary Works
    • Types of Systems
      - Solid Waste & Disposal System 
      - Liquid Waste & Disposal System
      - Sanitary Fittings & Sewer Discharge System 
    • Functional Overview of Waste & Sewage Disposal Systems
    • Components of the System & How They Work
    • Life Span & Maintenance Requirements
    • Learning from Incidents of Waste & Sewage Disposal Problems

COURSE LEADERS (course will be led by either of the following)

Er. Hui Beng Hong PBM MSc Fire Safety Engg, BEng (Mech), CEng, FIES, RI (Mech)

Er. Hui is the Principal of Apelles Consulting Engineers and has been an M&E consultant for more than 25 years. He has acquired a wealth of experience in all aspects of Building Services across many building types. Amongst the services he offers include project management, supervision, inspection, testing and commissioning of the complete range of M & E Engineering Systems and Services.

Er. Chan Peng Kong

Mr Chan Peng Kong graduated in 1981 from the National University of Singapore with a Degree in Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, First Class Honours and was presented with the PEB Gold Medal by the Professional Engineers Board of Singapore. In addition, he was also awarded the Faculty of Engineering Annual Book Prize and Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple Scholarship. He was conferred a Degree in Master of Science (Mechanical Engineering) in June 1985. Mr Chan has extensive experience in co-ordination and management of projects with broad-based responsibility on M&E building services design development, codes review and authorities submissions. He presently has his own professional practice which provides Consulting Engineering Services to the building industry and is also a Registered Inspector (M&E) with the Singapore Civil Defence Force for fire safety works.


Wednesday 23 Jan 2019 / Monday 25 Mar 2019

Devan Nair Institute for Employment & Employability
80 Jurong East St 21, Singapore 609607


$615 nett per person. Course fees includes full colour course documentation and refreshments at tea breaks. 

For individuals, 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 (www.skillsfuture.sg/credit) to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory. NTUC members may claim up to $250 under the Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP). 


The course will benefit those who have a vested interest in buildings including:

  • Developers
  • Building Owners
  • Government Officials
  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Project Managers
  • Quantity Surveyors
  • Contractors/Sub-Contractors/Suppliers
  • Property Managers
  • Facilities Managers
  • Maintenance Managers
  • Management Corporations
  • Town Councils
  • and Others


Cancellations made one week before the scheduled commencement date of the course will be subjected to an administrative fee of $100.00. The full fee of $615.00 will be payable thereafter for any cancellation; substitutions can be made at any time.


Mr Ken Chew
Tel: 6563 4166
Fax: 6563 4156 
E-mail: exectrg@recc.com.sg


It may be necessary for reasons beyond RECC’s control, to change the content and timing of the programme and the identity of the course leader/s.



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