About Civil Defence Academy
The Civil Defence Academy (CDA) is the premier training institution of the Singapore Civil Defence Force. The academy is committed to conducting professional and specialized training in the field of civil defence, covering a wide range of training courses such as disaster management, fire-fighting, urban search and rescue, and many more.
Today, CDA operates through campuses. CDA@ Jalan Bahar, the main campus, is equipped with state-of-the-art simulators such as the Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) bullet tank fire simulator and the oil tank fire simulator amongst many others to conduct realistic training scenarios. In addition, the main campus has WiFi-equipped classroom facilities, and 600-bed accommodation with recreational facilities such as gymnasium and swimming pool.
CDA@Ubi and CDA@Mandai complement the Civil Defence Academy’s training field. CDA@Ubi is a satellite campus where lecture-based trainings are conducted, and is catered towards the working adults. Newly opened in October 2015, CDA@Mandai is a part of the Home Team Tactical Centre (HTTC) and is equipped with advanced simulators, providing a platform for a more comprehensive and progressive training.
Since the Academy’s opening in 1999, it has trained over 6,000 international participants from over 134 countries. Other than its flagship international courses, the Academy also provides customised training consultancies and in-country capacity building.