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CAAS Approved Unmanned Aircraft Pilot Licence (UAPL) Flying Training & Assessment (Multi-rotor 7kg or less)

Topic:Engineering, Others

Course Type:Short & Modular Courses

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  • Course Date:

    04 Mar 2024 to 07 Mar 2024
  • Registration Period:

    04 Jan 2024 to 13 Feb 2024
  • Duration/Frequency:

    32 hours / 4 days
  • Mode of Training:

    Facilitated Learning (F2F)
  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic
  • Funding:

    Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

*Please note that once the maximum class size is reached, the online registration will be closed.
You may register your interest, and would be notified if there is new run.

Course Objective

This course prepares and assesses participants for the Unmanned Aircraft Pilot Licence (UAPL) practical flying on the multi-rotor less than or equal to 7kg. It also covers the essential theoretical and general knowledge of Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) functions, UAS checks, flight manoeuvres via manual controls, mission planning &execution, and emergencies procedures.

This course aims to train and assess participants on their flying competencies for the multi-rotor less than or equal to 7kg that leads to CAAS Unmanned Aircraft Pilot Licence (UAPL). It will also equip them with essential and general knowledge of Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) functions, UAS checks, flight manoeuvres via manual controls, mission planning &execution, and emergencies procedures.

Course Outline

By the end of the course, participants will be able to: 

• Refer and apply the general knowledge of UAS Functions; 
• Carry out pre-flight and post-flight UAS checks on the multi-rotor less than 7kg;
• Demonstrate smooth and controlled flying to perform a series of manoeuvres without GNSS assistance;
• Carry out mission planning and execute the mission for flight;
• Demonstrate competency in carrying out emergency procedures; and 
• Demonstrate practical flying competency for the purpose of Unmanned Aircraft Pilot Licence (UAPL)

Topics to be covered

1. General Knowledge of UAS Functions 
2. Pre-flight and post-flight checks of the UA
3. Flight Manoeuvres via Manual Controls
4. Mission Planning and Execution
5. Emergency Procedures

Minimum Requirements

Able to understand English and be at least 16 years old.
Suitable for all levels of education, skills, literacy, numeracy, and experience.
Reasonable dexterity with eyes-hands coordination.
Passed CAAS Unmanned Aircraft Pilot Licence (UAPL) theory test.

It is recommended that participants have passed their CAAS Unmanned Aircraft Pilot Licence (UAPL) Theory Test prior to attending this course. For participants who have not passed the CAAS UAPL Theory Test, a mock practical flying assessment will be conducted and they will not be able to fulfil the requirements to obtain the CAAS Class A Rotorcraft (up to 7kg multirotor) UAPL

Certification / Accreditation

• Certificate of Attendance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who meet at least 75% attendance rate

• Certificate of Completion (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Completion will be awarded to participants who pass the assessment and meet at least 75% attendance rate

Suitable for

Facilities Technician/Technical Officer/Technical Executive/Building Supervisor/Building Officer/Facilities Officer/Property Executive/Facilities Manager/Facilities Engineer/Senior Facilities Manager/Site Supervisor/Project Coordinator/Engineer/Assistant Engineer/Assistant Project Manager (Construction)/Construction Manager/Project Manager/Civil and Structural Engineer/Assistant Civil and Structural Engineer/Technical Executive

Course Fees

The course fees payable above are inclusive of 9% GST rate.

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST* Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above¹ $3,420.00 $102.60 $482.60
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $2,660.00 $102.60 $1,242.60
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $2,660.00 $102.60 $1,242.60
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders² $3,420.00 $102.60 $482.60
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $342.00 $4,142.00

As per SSG’s policy, the GST payable for all funding-eligible applicants is calculated based on prevailing GST rate after baseline funding subsidy of 70%

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.

¹ Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here
² Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information of the scheme, click here. To view SP’s list of similar funded courses, click here. Please submit the attached “Declaration Form for Enhanced Training Support Scheme for SME” together with your online application.

Funding Incentives

Please click here for more information on funding incentives.

Application Procedure

1. For self-sponsored applicant, please click on the “Register” button to apply for the course. You will be directed to STEP portal to manage all your course activities. Please note that you will be prompted to sign in with Singpass/Student ID.
2. For company-sponsored applicant, please approach your company's Human Resource (HR) team to put in the application through the company portal using CorpPass.  You may only apply after receiving the registration link from your company's HR.
3. Your application does not guarantee acceptance into the course. Your acceptance into the course is dependent on meeting the course requirements and course vacancy.
4. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.
6. PACE Academy course schedules, including course trainer, course fees and course availability are subject to change.

7. PACE Academy reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course at short notice; & at its absolute discretion without assigning any reason for such cancellation/postponements. In the event that the applicant’s chosen course is cancelled prior to its commencement, PACE Academy will make a full refund of course fees already paid by the applicant.

8. The data provided to Singapore Polytechnic will be kept strictly confidential and will be used for the purpose of course administration. The data may be passed on to the relevant organisations that require the information related to the course.  

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