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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 conducted every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday (exclude public holiday) from:

  • 7pm - 8pm, and 
  • 8pm - 9pm
*Please note that once the maximum class size is reached, the online registration will be 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

Please note that the test is conducted electronically and would be for one hour. The passing mark for the test is 26 out of a maximum of 30. There will be 30 questions where each correct answer earns one mark.

Please be present on time at the test date and venue. Candidates will not be allowed to take the test if they are more than 15 minutes late. If you missed the test date, you would be required to register and pay for the fess for the next test. Should you be late for the test, there would not be any added time given.

Please bring the following documents on the test date:
1) Identification card with photo (e.g. NRIC or Passport)
2) Original copy of PPCDL Certificate
3) Medical Report Form (Click here to download Medical Report Form)
failing which, you would not be allowed to proceed with the test.

At the end of the test, candidates will print out the result slip. You will need to bring the "PASSED" result slip for the Handling Assessment.

Suitable for

Anyone interested in handling a Powered Pleasure Craft.

Course Fees

Full Course Fees (before GST): $40.00

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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