The Building and Construction Authority (BCA) has introduced a S$250-million Construction Productivity and Capability Fund (CPCF) as part of the Governments efforts to help the construction industry improve productivity and strengthen its capability.
The Fund comprises incentive schemes that focus on workforce development, technology adoption and capability development in Singapores built environment:
- Workforce Training & Upgrading
- BCA-Industry Built Environment Undergraduate Scholarship (for full-time degree)
- BCA-Industry Built Environment Undergraduate Sponsorship (for part-time degree)
- BCA-Industry Built Environment Diploma Scholarship & Sponsorship
- Built Environment Apprenticeship
- Building Information Model (BIM) Fund
- Mechanisation Credit (MechC)
- Productivity Improvement Projects (PIP)
- Construction Engineering Capability Development
BCA has enhanced the CPCF schemes to provide stronger support to the industry in raising productivity and building up capabilities. More details can be found in this document: Enhancement of Construction Productivity and Capability Fund (2.43Mb .pdf).
There are other schemes on workforce development and capability development administered by Workforce Development of Singapore (WDA), and SPRING Singapore.
Businesses can also enjoy tax deductions for their efforts to improve productivity through two other schemes the Investment Allowance Scheme (administered by BCA) and the Productivity and Innovation Credit (administered by the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore).
For more information on the incentive schemes under the Construction Productivity and Capability Fund (CPCF), please call the toll-free hotline: 1800-325 5050 or the respective contacts under the various schemes:
BCA-Industry Built Environment Undergraduate Scholarship & Sponsorship Programme
Ms Rachel Leu, Tel: 6325 5184 / E-mail: email@example.com
BCA-Industry Built Environment Diploma Scholarship & Sponsorship Programme
Wong Kok Leong, Tel: 6325 5006 / E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Built Environment Apprenticeship Programme
Jimmy Poon, Tel: 6325 5939 / E-mail: email@example.com
Building Information Model Fund
Ms Lynn Chin, Tel: 6730 4507 / E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Construction Engineering Capability Development
Simon Koo, Tel: 6325 2104 / E-mail: email@example.com
Ms Tan Mui Kheng, Tel: 6325 5067 / E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Productivity Improvement Project Scheme
Ms Fan Suet Lay, Tel: 6325 5017 / E-mail: email@example.com
Ms Janice Tan, Tel: 6325 5104 / E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Workforce Training & Upgrading Scheme
Ms Sharon Tan, Tel: 6325 2096 / E-mail: email@example.com
BCA also organises a CPCF Clinic (2MB .pdf) which is held every Friday from 9am to 12noon to provide consultation services on the schemes.