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Frequently Asked Questions On Full-time Courses

Q1 Is BCA Academy an institute under the Ministry of Education?
Q2 If I am interested to enrol for BCA Academy full-time diploma courses, how do I apply?
Q3 If my GCE "O" level results were obtained a long time ago, can I still apply for BCA Academy's full-time course?
Q4 I am an ITE graduate, am I eligible for the full-time diploma courses?
Q5 Are foreign qualifications accepted for the full-time diploma courses?
Q6 Where can I further my studies after graduating from the BCA Academy full-time diploma courses?
Q7 What are my career prospect upon graduation from the BCA Academy full-time diploma courses?


Q1 Is BCA Academy an institute under the Ministry of Education?
Ans No. BCA Academy is the training arm of the Building and Construction Authority (BCA), which is a statutory board under the Ministry of National Development.
BCA Academy develops and conducts training programmes to upgrade the skills levels of construction personnel in response to the needs of the construction industry.
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Q2 If I am interested to enrol for BCA Academy full-time diploma courses, how do I apply?
Ans To apply for full-time courses offered by BCA Academy, you can request for an application form by calling 62489843 or click the following links to download the application forms.

Fill in all required particulars and send the completed form, together with the relevant result slip and a recent photograph to the address below:

BCA Academy of the Built Environment
200 Braddell Road
Singapore 579700
For enquiries on part-time courses, please contact
BCA Academy at +65 62489999

Q3 If my GCE "O" level results were obtained a long time ago, can I still apply for BCA Academy's full-time diploma courses?
Ans Sure! As long as you meet our entry requirements, you are most welcome to apply for BCA Academy's full-time diploma courses.
You should have at least obtain 3 'O' level passes in English (Grade 1 to 7), Mathematics (Grade 1 to 6) and a relevant subject (Grade 1 to 6). Those who do not meet the English or Mathematics requirements will be admitted to the course if they pass the English or Mathematics screening test.

Q4 I am an ITE graduate, am I eligible for the full-time diploma courses?
Ans Yes. You are eligible to apply for our full-time diploma courses provided that you have obtained either :-
i) NITEC or NTC 2 qualification with at least 'N' level qualification and a minimum GPA of 2.75 in relevant disciplines.
ii) Higher NITEC or Industrial Technical Certificate in relevant discipline.

Q5 Are foreign qualifications accepted for the full-time diploma courses?
Ans Yes.

For Malaysia students

" Completed SPM examination with English (Grade 1 - 7), Mathematics (Grade 1 - 6) & a relevant subject (Grade 1 - 6).

For Indian students
Completed and pass Secondary School Certificate (Year 10) English, Mathematics & relevant subjects obtained from
" The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (ICSE)
" The Central Board of Secondary Education Examinations (CBSE)
" Maharashtra State Board
" Gujarat Board
" Kerala Board or equivalent

For Myanmar students
Completed and pass English, Mathematics & relevant subjects from
" Basic Education High School (BEHS) Examination Certificate

For People's Republic of China students
Completed and pass English, Mathematics and relevant subjects from
" Senior Middle School
" National College Entrance Examination

For Vietnam students
Completed and pass English, Mathematics and relevant subjects from
" High School Graduation Certificate of National Exam (Year 12).

For students from Other Countries
Will be assessed based on its equivalence to the GCE 'O' level examination.

Q6 Where can I further my studies after graduating from the BCA Academy full-time courses?
Ans Graduates of the Full-time Diploma courses can choose to further their studies. Graduates can apply to various prestigious universities such as Nanyang Technological University, University of New South Wales, RMIT University, University of South Australia, University of Newcastle, University of Wollongong, University of Adelaide, Curtin University of Technology, James Cook University, The Queensland University of Technology, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts - University of Huddersfield (UK).

Q7 What are my career prospect upon graduation from the BCA Academy full-time diploma courses?
Ans CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING
Prepares the students to become the new generation of knowledge based project supervisors possessing the practical knowledge and technical skills needed by the construction industry.

DESIGN (INTERIOR & LANDSCAPE)
Provides students with knowledge and competencies in managing interior decoration and display projects for commercial, office, hotel, retail and other buildings. It opens up opportunities for position in space exhibition and interior decoration firms.

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING (GREEN BUILDING TECHNOLOGY)
Becomes the new generation of knowledge-based specialists, possessing adequate practical skills and technical knowledge in the niche area of sustainability, needed to design, supervise and maintain GBT M&E systems for green buildings.

STRATEGIC FACILITIES MANAGEMENT
Provides students with knowledge in operating, managing and maintaining green buildings . They will also be trained to plan, manage and market events such as exhibitions and conventions. Upon graduation, students will have the opportunity to become facility managers, technical specialist with consultancy firm or event organizers.