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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. 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.

Er. Patrick Foong Keng Yuen 

Er. Patrick Foong is the founder and Managing Director of Singapore Green Engineers Pte Ltd. Er. Foong holds a first class honours degree in Mechanical Engineering from King’s College London and an M.Sc. in Engineering from the National University of Singapore. Er. Foong is one of the notable engineers who carried out energy-efficient retrofits to existing chiller plants and facilities using various energy performance contracting models since 90’s. He is the winner of the 2014 BCA-SGBC Green Engineer of the Year award and a nominated Industry Ambassador for Sustainability by BCA. He is a Registered Inspector (M&E), Qualified Energy Services Specialist (QuESS), Registered Energy Auditor, Singapore Certified Energy Manager (SCEM) and Green Mark Professional. Er. Foong is also a Specialist Professional Engineer for Lifts & Escalators.


Tuesday 21 Nov 2023


Option 1 (Face-to-Face)

Venue: Unit #04-08, Devan Nair Institute for Employment & Employability
80 Jurong East St 21, Singapore 609607

Option 2 (Live Streaming via RECC Elearning Portal)

Username and password will be assigned on receipt of registration and course fees


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

RECC is pleased to inform that course fee funding of $112.50 per person is available from e2i, subject to terms and conditions being met. Please enquire for further details. 


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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