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.
Multi-Skilling Registration for Landscape Worker
With effect from 1 Sep 2018, construction landscape workers, who have at least 6 years of local construction sector experience and are employed by registered landscape company, can register as Multi-skilled worker if they have an SEC/SEC(K) in construction trade, WSQ in Landscape Operations Composite Assessment and an SEC(K) in Construction-Related (Landscape).
CoreTrade Application Fee
With effect from 1 October 2018, a non-refundable application fee of $15 will be required for the application and renewal of CoreTrade registration.
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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