Powered Pleasure Craft Driving Licence for SP Students

>What is this course about?

This course will increase awareness and trains the staff and students in safe handling of powered pleasure craft within the port of Singapore. The course will emphasize on the theory and practical aspects of good seamanship and navigation to meet MPA regulatory requirements.

Suitable for

Participants must be at least 16 years of age and has normal colour vision and to read down to and including line 5 (6/12) with or without artificial appliance. The person is not physically handicapped.

Assumed Skills and Knowledge


Funding Incentives



Course Outline

The course introduces students to both theoretical and practical boat handling and nautical terms including:
- Watchkeeping and lookout duties on boats;
- Regulations for preventing collision at sea (ROR);
- Singapore port and pleasure craft regulations;
- IALA maritime buoyage system;
- General chart information and chart work;
- Boat equipment and tidal information; and
- Emergency procedures and safe practices when handling the boats.

Mode of Assessment

Participants are not required to sit for any examination.

A Certificate of Attendance will be issued to every participant whose attendance is not less than 75%.

 Application Procedures

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at pace.sp.edu.sg

Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:
a) For e-payment using Visa/Master cards, please click on the ‘Make ePayment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:

Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy
Blk T1A, Level 1
Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 7:30pm


c) For Cash payment, you can pay at:

Singapore Polytechnic
Finance Department
Admin Building, Level 2
Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 5:00pm

d) Cheques should be made payable to Singapore Polytechnic. Please cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number on the back of the cheque. Mail the cheque to:

ATTN: Manager (CET Programmes)
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy
500 Dover Road
Blk T1A, Level 1
Singapore 139651

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.

3. Withdrawal and Deferment

Withdrawal and deferment notice must be made in writing to the Professional & Adult Continuing Education (PACE) Academy via email to pace@sp.edu.sg. 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
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.

Enquiry on the course content, please email Capt Mohd Rosdi at mohd_rosdi@sp.edu.sg


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Registration Period: 

To be confirmed






Duration: 2 days


Time: 8am - 5pm


Venue: Singapore Polytechnic  and Poly Marina





S$358.45 (with GST)





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