CET813 Construction Technology- Construction of highrise building and bridges; Structural appraisal and repair process

Course Provider

School of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE)



Academic Unit



The objective is to expose the candidates to the typical construction method, work sequence, equipment and management considerations for different types of construction projects, includes high-rise buildings, bridge construction, basement constructions, tunneling and reclamations. This course will also construction safety and legislation that cover work place safety and health, constructability and productivity, precast technology, structural appraisal and repair. 

This course is part of:

Graduate Certificate in Construction Management
FlexiMasters in Construction Management

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Course Availability

  • Date(s): 19 Sep 2023 to 17 Oct 2023

    Time: 19, 26 Sep & 10, 17 Oct 2023 / 6.30pm – 9.30pm

    Venue: NTU Campus, LT15

    Registration Closing Date: 29 Aug 2023

At the end of the course, learner will be able to understand:

1. Typical structural system adopted in basement and tunneling design;

2. Design and construction considerations for different type of soil;

3. Construction sequence in basement, dredging and land reclamation works;

4. Common equipment in basement, dredging and land reclamation works;

5. Temporary supports in basement, dredging and land reclamation works and;

6. Safety precautions and considerations in construction planning.

Focuses on the construction technology for construction of basement, tunneling, dredging and land reclamation.    

Working professionals who wish to develop skills that can be used in the Construction industry to aid in project management and other construction activities.

Standard Course Fee: S$1,620

SSG Funding Support

Course fee payable after SSG funding, if eligible under various schemes

Fee BEFORE funding & GST

Fee AFTER funding & 8% GST

Singapore Citizens (SCs) and Permanent Residents (PRs) (Up to 70% funding)



Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS)


SCs aged ≥ 40 years old
SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES)
(Up to 90% funding)

  • NTU/NIE alumni may utilise their $1,600 Alumni Course Credits. Click  here for more information. 
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    Dr Teoh Bak Koon

    Senior Lecturer, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

    Prior to joining NTU, Dr Teoh was the Deputy General Manager (Engineering) in Sembcorp Marine, heading a team of 100++ multi-disciplines engineers and designers, supporting EPCIC business that design and build offshore processing platforms/wellheads/accommodation facilities, FPSO topsides and modules for LNG plants. His personal experience includes engineering management, design and construction, loadout, transportation and installation engineering for the topsides, jackets, pipelines, and other subsea installations located at South East Asia, India as well as North Sea, for topsides of weight more than 16,000 metric tonnes and jackets weight more than 15,000 metric tonnes.

    Besides offshore oil and gas projects, Dr Teoh also has many years of experience in the design and constructions of land base buildings and structures such as Ion Orchard (56 Storey residential tower cum 9 level shopping podium), Henderson Waves (award winning steel + timber pedestrian bridge), precast-prestressed concrete beams for pedestrian bridges and flyovers in Singapore. He also involved in the design of temporary support systems for open-cut constructions for MRT underground stations along circle line in Singapore.

    COURSE TITLEACADEMIC UNITMapping of Master’s Courses
    CET809 Construction Management- Principles, planning and practices 1CV6212 Construction Management
    CET810 Construction Management- Costing, estimating and tendering1
    CET811 Construction Management- Digital and technological applications, case studies1
    CET812 Construction Technology- Structural systems; Retaining structures and basement construction methodology and sequence1CV6213 Construction Technology
    CET813 Construction Technology- Construction of highrise building and bridges; Structural appraisal and repair process 1
    CET814 Construction Technology- Recent advances in construction industry construction productivity; Workplace safety and health1
    CET815 Project Financing- Introduction to corporate finance and project finance, financial ratios and statements1CV6214 Project Financing
    CET816 Project Financing- Project finance and public private partnership of infrastructure projects 1
    CET817 Project Financing- Financial model, risk management and case studies of PPP projects 1
    CET818 International Construction & Marketing- Overview of local and global construction industry, fundamental analysis 1CV6215 International Construction & Marketing
    CET819 International International Construction & Marketing- Strategic marketing, alliances and partnership for international construction 1
    CET820 International Construction & Marketing-Opportunities and challenges  of construction markets and strategies 1
    CET821 Information Technology in Construction- ICT ad BIM for construction 1CV6217 Information Technology in Construction
    CET822 Information Technology in Construction- BIM tools for architects and engineers1
    CET823 Information Technology in Construction- BIM and Lean construction and  IDD 1

    Listed courses are:

    • Credit-bearing and stackable to Graduate Certificate in Construction Management (total 9AUs) and FlexiMasters in Construction Management (total 15AUs).
    • SkillsFuture Credit approved.