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Topic:Maritime, Others

Course Type:Short & Modular Courses

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  • Course Date:

    01 Jan 2023 to 31 Dec 2023
  • Registration Period:

    01 Jan 2023 to 31 Dec 2023
  • Time:

    07:00 PM to 08:00 PM,
    08:00 PM to 09:00 PM
  • Mode of Training:

  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic, Dover Road, T1A54 (Teaching Block 1A, Level 5, Room 4)
  • Funding:


Tests are usually conducted on Monday, Tuesdays or Thursdays (excluding Public Holidays) at the following timings;

  • 7pm - 8pm, and 
  • 8pm - 9pm

Please refer to the online schedule released on the live booking system at the start of each week. Check at the start of a new week for new schedules. 

*Please note that if you encounter 'register for interest' page, it means the maximum class size is reached or online bookings are closed. No refund or transfer of class unless on Medical Grounds or on National Mobilisation.

Venue of Tests: T1A54
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Course Objective

To examine candidates on PPCDL Theory.

Course Outline

30 Multiple Choice Questions based on PPCDL syllabus.

Mode of Assessment
Computer Based

Minimum Requirements

  1. Must be 16 years of age
  2. Have successfully completed an approved course on the handling of a powered pleasure craft, at any of the PPCDL Centres approved by MPA.
  3. Must have passed the colour vision test and is not physically handicapped.

Certification / Accreditation

  1. To register for the test, please send your Full Name and Nationality and send to  We will send you a registration link to sign up for the test. 

  1. Please be punctual on the test date and at the designated venue.  There will be no additional time allocated for latecomers.  Candidates arriving more than 15 minutes after the scheduled time will not be allowed to take the test.  If you missed the test date, there is no refund or class transfer unless there are valid reasons for medical reason or national mobilization.  Please provide supporting documents.

  1. Please bring the following documents on the test date.  Failure to provide these documents will result in candidates deemed ineligible to take the test:
    a) Identity card with photo (eg. NRIC or Passport)
    b) Original copy of the PPCDL Certificate
    c) Medical Report Form

  2. The test duration is 1 hour and will be conducted electronically.  It consists of a total of 30 questions, each carrying 1 mark.  To pass the test, candidates must achieve a score of 26 out of 30 marks.  Results will be available immediately after completing the test.

Suitable for

Anyone interested in handling a Powered Pleasure Craft.

Course Fees

The course fees payable above are inclusive of 8% GST rate.

Applicants/Eligibility GST* Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens, Singapore Permanent Residents, LTVP+ Holders and Others $3.20 $43.20

*As announced at Budget 2022, there will be no increase in government fees and charges for Singaporeans from 1 Jan 2023 to 31 Dec 2023.

Funding Incentives
50% Subsidy for Singaporeans


a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy

Application Procedure

Applicants may apply for the Examination with the available schedule online.

Online Registration
1) Fill up the electronic form.
2) Once completed, click on the “Submit” button.
3) You will receive online acknowledgement that you have successfully registered and paid for the exam.
4) Confirmed Registration is based on a first-come first-served basis, upon full payment of the exam fees.

Applicants who have successfully registered and paid for the exam will received a “Registration Confirmation” email within 1 day. Please ensure email address is correct.

Applicants will also receive a reminder email 1 week before the exam date.

Singapore Polytechnic, its governors, officers, agents and employees shall not be liable for any loss, damages and/or injury, including loss of life, which participants of our Courses may suffer arising out of or in connection with our Courses, whether the loss, damage and/or injury was suffered on any of Singapore Polytechnic's premises or at any other venue(s) in connection with our Courses.

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