Construction Workforce Registration  System(CWRS)
The Construction Workforce Registration System (CWRS) is an online portal for CoreTrade and Multi-skilling registration and the renewal of Direct R1 eligibility.

Construction personnel who are eligible for registration include locals as well as suitable longer-staying and experienced or qualified foreign workers.

Foreign construction work permit holders registered in any of these schemes are considered higher-skilled workers under the tier-levy scheme with extended period of employment.
Upgrade to Trade Foreman (Formwork Trades)
Tradesman who passed the skills assessment in formwork trades (ie Aluminium Formwork or System Formwork Installation) before 01 Jan 2016 , and wishes  to upgrade to Trade Foreman now, is required to take the Foreman training and pass both the practical and theoretical skills assessment.
Renewal of Direct R1 Eligibility
The Direct R1 Scheme, implemented on 1 Sep 2015, allows those who pass the Skills Evaluation Certificate or SEC(K) test at higher skill level and draw a fixed monthly salary of $1,600 or more to be considered as R1 (Higher Skilled) workers. The Direct R1 eligibility is valid for 2 years. Application for renewal can be submitted online 3 months before the date of expiry. To renew their eligibility status, workers are required to attend a Continuing Education and Training (CET) related to their SEC(K) trade upon registration.
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