Enhanced System Formwork

Course Overview

Test Requirements

Test Level Written Practical
Foreman
  • 1 Hr 10 mins
  • Passed 25 MCQ on trade Syllabus
  • Passed 10 MCQ on Formwork Safety
  • ½ Hr Kicker construction
  • 3 Hrs Installation
  • 1 Hr dismantling
  • Candidates will be grouped into 4 to 6 per group by BCA Testers depending on class size and the test projects;
  • Test candidates will be assigned by Tester to perform the role as Team Leader, Signal man, Rigger, or Helper;
  • 1 vertical formwork project (column or wall) and 1 horizontal formwork project (beam or slab) will be tested.
  • Candidates to meet installation requirements on Safety, correct setting out and assembly of wall or column formworks, and beam or slab formworks, false work settings to beam/slab, bracings to column/wall, verticality, level, and proper construction of completed projects etc.,
  • Individual candidate to construct a 400x400x100(H) kicker to the required dimensions, properly braced and squareness. The ability of constructing this kicker will be one of the key factors affecting the passing of test
Tradesman
  • 10 mins
  • Passed 10 MCQ on Formwork Safety
SEC(K)
  • 1 Hr 10 mins
  • Passed 25 MCQ on trade Syllabus
  • Passed 10 MCQ on Formwork Safety

Scope of Training/Assessment

Test Level Written Practical
Foreman
  • 8 hrs (2 evenings 5.30-9.30pm)
  • General knowledge of Formwork;
  • Alum Formwork;
  • Safety in Alum Formwork;
  • Formwork Safety for workers;
  • Sample Written Test & review
  • 3 days (8.30am-5.30pm)
  • Test project uses Doka Formwork System, comprising a L-wall, a column, a slab, and a beam;
  • Vertical formworks installation for column and L-wall will be assisted by a gantry crane, which will be operated by the trainer.
  • Trainees will be briefed on BCA Assessment Criteria for Test Projects;
  • Trainers will provide detailed explanation and demonstration on the correct method and sequence of installation of the formwork panels for the various projects and the supporting false works;
  • Trainees will learn how to set-out the project, transfer of levels, assembled the formwork panels in proper sequence, control project level & dimensions, verticality, squareness, method of nailing, method of clamping and bracing;
  • Trainees will be assigned and trained to perform different roles as Team Leader, Signal man, Rigger, and helper during the duration of trainings;
  • Trainees will be grouped in accordance to test arrangements to practice on the formwork installation and dismantling for various projects;
  • At the end of trainings, trainees should be able to work as a team to install and dismantle the various projects under different roles, in accordance to BCA test requirements, within the specified test durations.
  • Additional trainings will be given to SEC(K) test candidates on the proper construction of the 400x400x100(H) timber kicker.
Tradesman
  • 3 hrs
  • Formwork Safety for workers;
  • Sample Written Test & review
SEC(K) Similar to Foreman Level

Remarks

    • suitable for workers with prior formwork installation and scaffold installation experience
    • Must passed both written and practical test to be qualified as CoreTrade personnel (Foreman/ Tradesman).
    • Must passed both written and practical test to be qualified in SEC(K)