Under regulation 4A(1)(c) and (d) of the Construction Sites (Safety) Regulations, no person under 18 years of age shall be employed at any place on a construction site unless that person has taken an approved training course and possesses a certiicate of completion in respect of that course issued by the Construction Industry Council #; or is undergoing on-site training as part of an approved training course, under the supervision of any person authorized in writing by the Construction Industry Council for that purpose.

Approved training course means such training course provided by the Construction Industry Council (CIC) as the Commissioner for Labour may approve from time to time for the purposes of regulation 4A.

The approved training courses which are currently offered by the CIC are as follows:

(1) One-year Full-time Basic Craft Courses* on :

(a) Construction Scaffolding Works
(b) Construction Plant Maintenance & Repairs
(c) Electrical Installation

(2) Two-year Full-time Basic Craft Courses* on :

(a) Bricklaying, Plastering & Tiling
(b) Carpentry & Joinery
(c) Painting, Decorating & Sign-writing
(d) Plumbing & Pipe-fitting
(e) Marble Laying
(f) Metal Works

(3) Two-year Full-time Diploma Courses*:

(a) Diploma in Building Construction Supervision
(b) Diploma in Civil Engineering Supervision
(c) Diploma in Building Services Supervision

(4) One-year Full-time Certificate Course*:

(a) Certificate in Quantity Measurement

(5) Basic Craft Courses one-year full-time:

(a) Bricklaying & Plastering
(b) Bricklaying & Tiling
(c) Construction Formwork
(d) Carpentry & Joinery
(e) Painting, Decorating and Sign-writing
(f) Plumbing and Pipe-fitting
(g) Marble Laying
(h) Metal Works
(i) Construction Scaffolding Works
(j) Construction Plant Maintenance and Repairs
(k) Electrical Installation

(6) Construction Supervisor/Technician Programmes 18 months full-time plus 6 months on-the-job training:

(a) Diploma in Building Construction Supervision
(b) Diploma in Civil Engineering Supervision
(c) Diploma in Building Services Supervision
(d) Diploma in Quantity Measurement

(Enquiry Telephone Number of CIC: 2100 9101)

# It was called the Construction Industry Training Authority before 1 January 2008.
* Enrollment of the courses had ceased.