Built Environment Apprenticeship
This is a two-stage programme combining employment and classroom-based vocational training in the
building & construction sector. It provides apprentices with an opportunity to earn attractive
remunerations and embark on a career progression path through the Building and Construction
Authority’s (BCA) CoreTrade Scheme^. Prospective apprentices may join the programme in either
Stage 1 or Stage 2.
^The Construction Registration of Tradesmen (CoreTrade) is a workers’ registration scheme administered by BCA for
skilled and experienced construction personnel in key construction trades.
Apprenticeship Stage 1 - Tradesman Development Phase
Stage 1 is a partnership between BCA and the Institute of Technical Education (ITE), where the
apprentice concurrently works with his/her employer and attends vocational training at the ITE &
the BCA Academy (BCAA).
Local O-level & N-Level holders joining ITE’s Traineeship scheme*
Apprentices will earn a minimum monthly basic salary of $1,400. The training course fees will be
fully sponsored by their employers and BCA.
Upon successful completion, the apprentice will graduate with both a NITEC qualification and an Industry
recognised skills certificate, which will qualify him/her for BCA’s CoreTrade Tradesman registration.
2 years programme
Civil Engineering with Business (S68)
Clean Energy (S45)
Electrical & Electronic Engineering (S99)
Environmental Management & Water Technology (S52)
Hotel & Leisure Facilities Management (S95)
Integrated Events and Project Management (S50)
Interior Design (S89)
Landscape Architecture (S94)
Mechanical Engineering (S91)
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Clean Energy Management (N84)
Electrical Engineering (N43)
Environmental & Water Technology (N74)
Hotel & Leisure Facilities Management (N40)
Mechanical Engineering (N41)
Real Estate Business (N48)
Sustainable Urban Design & Engineering (N89)
Construction Information Technology
Design (Interior and Landscape)
Electrical Engineering & Clean Energy
Strategic Facilities Management
Clean Energy (T52)
Environment Design (T46)
Green Building & Sustainability (T29)
Integrated Facility Management (T28)
Interior Architecture & Design (T22)
Electrical Engineering with Eco-Design (C48)
Space and Interior Design (C64)
Renewable Energy Engineering (R41)
Specialist Diploma in Building Cost Management
Specialist Diploma in Building Information Modeling
Specialist Diploma in Construction Management
Specialist Diploma in Facility & Energy Management
Specialist Diploma in Interior & Landscape Design
Specialist Diploma in M & E Co-ordination
Advanced Diploma in Building Automation & Services
Specialist Diploma in Energy Efficiency and Management
Ngee Ann Polytechnic
Specialist Diploma in Facility Management
Please contact us for more details.
* For more information on ITE’s Traineeship Scheme, please visit www.ite.edu.sg
Apprenticeship Stage 2 - Foreman Development Phase
In Stage 2, the apprentice will work full time with his/her employer and pursue part-time vocational
training at the BCAA.
- Local O-level & N-Level holders. Applicants with experience or other qualifications may be
considered. Male applicants must have completed, or been exempted from, full-time National Service
- Existing tradesmen with less than 3 years of trade-specific experience in the built environment sector are also eligible to apply
Apprentices will earn an equivalent monthly salary of at least $2,350. The training course fees will be
sponsored by their employers and the BCA.
The apprentice will graduate with a Trade Diploma, which will help him/her to qualify for BCA’s
CoreTrade Foreman registration.
2 years programme
The intake exercise for Stage 2 is now open.
Interested jobseekers are requested to fill in the application form and email to firstname.lastname@example.org