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

Course Date:

04 to 07 Oct 2022

Registration Period:

03 to 20 Sep 2022

*Registration will be closed once we have reached the maximum class size

32 hours / 4 days

8:30am to 5:30pm

Mode of Training:
Facilitated Learning (F2F)

Singapore Polytechnic

Course Introduction

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.

Course Objective

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

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 

Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

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

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

Full Fees (before GST): $3,800.00
GST payable for all funding-eligible applicants*: $79.80 
GST payable for others: $266.00

Applicants/EligibilitySkillsFuture FundingSubsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above1$3,420.00 $459.80 
Singapore Citizens aged below 40$2,660.00$1,219.80 
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders$2,660.00$1,219.80 
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders2$3,420.00 $459.80 
Others (Full fees payable)$0.00$4,066.00 

*As per SSG’s policy, the GST payable is calculated based on 7% of the baseline funding subsidy of 70%

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

1Under 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

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Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit
Terms and Conditions

*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.

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) 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.