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Built Environment Apprenticeship

This 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^.

^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 - Foreman Development Programme

In this programme, 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 (NS).
  • Existing tradesmen with less than 3 years of trade-specific experience in the built environment sector are also eligible to apply
  • Apprentices will earn a min monthly salary of $1,850 (1st year) and $2,100 (2nd year)
  • Receiving an upgrading incentive of $3,000 (1st year) and $1,500 (2nd year)
  • 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

Courses Offered


The intake exercise for Stage 2 is now open.


Interested jobseekers are requested to fill in the application form and email to bca_best@bca.gov.sg

For more information, please contact Ms Joan Ong at 6804 4213, email to Joan_ONG@bca.gov.sg OR Mr Chua Kok Liang at 6804 4214, email to chua_kok_liang@bca.gov.sg