Advance PPCDL Course

Course Details
2 days

08:30am to 17:30pm

Poly Marina

What is this course about?
This APPCDL Course is conducted to meet the standards and competency to operate larger and more sophisticated pleasure craft operating within the port limits as per the MPA’s requirements.

Suitable for
Anyone who intends to handle a powered pleasure craft of 24 metres or more in length.

Course Outline
The course outline includes the following topics:

  1. Navigation.
  2. Seamanship.
  3. Safe Practices.
  4. Practical Navigation & Boat Handling.
  5. Theory & Practical Assessment


Assumed Skills and Knowledge

  1. Minimum Age: 18 years old
  2. Holds a PPCDL.
  3. Certified in BST (STCW) Course (4 components: PST, FPFF, PSSR, MFA).
  4. Accumulated a total experience of 24 boating trips as a person in-charge of a powered pleasure craft in the preceding 2 years.

Mode of Assessment
Candidates will be required to attempt and pass both the theory and practical assessments.

A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants whose attendance is not less than 75%

Course Fee

Fees Payable:
$1177 (Inclusive GST)

Withdrawal and Deferment
Withdrawal and deferment notice must be made in writing to the Professional & Adult Continuing Education (PACE) Academy, Singapore Polytechnic via email accordingly:

Online Courses -
All other Courses -
For withdrawal cases, the portion of course fee to be refunded is based on the date of notice as follows:

  • 2 weeks before the commencement of the course - Full refund
  • Less than 2 weeks before commencement of the course - 70% refund
  • On or after date of commencement - No refund
  • There will be no refund or transfer of course once the account has been created.
The Singapore Polytechnic reserves the right to cancel or postpone any of the courses. Applicants will be duly notified and where applicable, the full fees will be refunded.

The Singapore Polytechnic also reserves the right to amend the fees charged or the period and duration of the courses.

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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Terms and Conditions

Important Dates
Date of course:
To be confirmed
Registration Period:
Registration Closed

*Registration may be closed once seats are filled up

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
PACE Academy

c) Cheques
Please make cheques payable to “Singapore Polytechnic”. Do cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number at the back of the cheque. When you have completed required details, you may mail the cheque here.

Please note that an administrative charge of $15 will be imposed for any returned cheques from the bank or financial institution.

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


For course specific details: Capt Sahwan Osman, Course Coordinator
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