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Unmanned Aircraft Basic Training

Topic:Engineering, Others

Course Type:Short & Modular Courses

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  • Course Date:

    02 Mar 2024 to 06 Mar 2024
    01 Apr 2024 to 30 Jun 2024
  • Registration Period:

    11 Oct 2023 to 01 Mar 2024
    07 Nov 2023 to 31 Mar 2024
  • Time:

    08:00 AM to 08:00 AM,
    E-Learning via ePACE
  • Mode of Training:

  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic
  • Funding:


Registration may be closed once seats are filled up.

Course Objective

Participants who wants to attain a certificate to operate an Unmanned Aircraft between 1.5kg to 7kg for leisure and/or educational purposes, is encouraged to take up this course.

This course equips participants with essential knowledge in the operations of Unmanned Aircraft, in accordance with the strict guidelines set out by CAAS (Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore). With the knowledge gained from this course, participants can and will be required by law to apply their knowledge in the safe and responsible operation of Unmanned Aircraft, at a time and location of their choosing.

Course Outline

By the end of the Course, participants will be able to:
• Infer to abide by the Laws and Legislations governing the use of Unmanned Aircrafts in Singapore
• Express the necessary knowledge for the safe and responsible operation of Unmanned Aircraft

Minimum Requirements

Understanding of Basic English

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

Public with interests that require the use of drones, such as videography and photography, and educators that requires the use of Unmanned Aircraft for building interest about aviation in schools or institutions.

Course Fees

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

Applicants/Eligibility GST Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens, Singapore Permanent Residents, LTVP+ Holders and Others $1.62 $19.62

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

Funding Incentives

Please click here for more information on funding incentives.

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

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
One-Stop Service Centre

c) For payment via PayNow, please enter the UEN No. T08GB0056ACET and indicate the invoice/registration number. 

*With effect from 1 August 2021, cheque payment will not be available.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.

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