Powered Pleasure Craft Driving License (PPCDL)

If you enjoy cruising and wish to pilot your own powered pleasure craft in Singapore waters, consider getting yourself a Powered Pleasure Craft Driving License (PPCDL).

One of the most popular courses in SAFYC, this powerboat course is a comprehensive course that provides you with the freedom to pilot your own craft upon course completion and the passing of the required examinations.

Get started by taking up a 2-day course at SAFYC, where our veteran instructors will bring you through both theory and the practical know-how, and get one step closer to your dream.

新加坡武装部队游艇俱乐部 (SAFYC)开办华文游艇驾驶课程。两天课程包括课堂理论和海上游艇驾驶实习。参加课程后可考取新加坡港务局(MPA)游艇驾照 (PPCDL)。详情可拨电 6758 3359 SAFYC 询问。

Eligibility / Pre-Requisite

Age 16 and above.
Must produce a valid certificate by a medical practitioner certifying that he/she is not physically handicapped and passed an eyesight test that includes sight and color vision.

Course Duration
2 full days (Saturday & Sunday)
8.30 am to 7.30 pm

PPCDL Course Fees
SAFYC Member – $235.40
Public – $321.00
Affiliates* – $288.90

*Affiliates refer to those SAF/MINDEF Personnel and/or students with a valid student ID.

Course Location
43 Admiralty Road West, Singapore 759962

 

PPCDL Attire

– Comfortable, casual sporting attire is fine.

– Slippers are not allowed. Participants are required to wear either sandals or shoes.

– Please feel free to along bring sunglasses, a cap and a spare change of clothing.

– Rental of towel is available at the Frontdesk for $2.00 per day.

– Sufficient drinking water

 

Course Dates for 2021

– 14 – 15 August 2021

– 28 – 29 August 2021

– 4 – 5 September 2021

– 18 – 19 September 2021

– 2 – 3 October 2021

– 16 – 17 October 2021

– 30 – 31 October 2021

– 13 – 14 November 2021

– 27 – 28 November 2021

– 4 – 5 December 2021

– 18 – 19 December 2021

 

Course Dates for 2022

– 8 – 9 and 15 – 16 January 2022

– 19 – 20 February 2022

– 5 – 6 March 2022

 

Course Syllabus (Theory & Practical)

– Nautical Terms

– Equipment & Usage

– Emergencies

– Mechanical & Electrical Equipment

– Pleasure Craft & Singapore Port Regulations

– Regulations for Preventing Collision at Sea

– Coastal Navigation

– General Hints

– Relevant Port Marine Circulars & Notices

– Practical Boat Handling

 

Course Materials

A PPCDL Course Handbook and a set of trial theory examination questions.

PPCDL Refresher Course
Participants who wish to have additional practical lessons prior to their test may register for a refresher course on their own or ‘craft-pool’ with fellow participants. Class will commence with a minimum of 10 participants for courses conducted in English and a minimum of 5 participants for courses conducted in Mandarin.

PPCDL Refresher Course Fees

$100 per hour per pax

To register for our PPCDL course and/or the PPCDL Refresher, please contact our Frontdesk at 6758 3359 or email us at scangel@safyc.org.sg.

Additional Fees
With effect 1st January 2017, PPCDL exam fees are as follows, all fees are subjected to prevailing GST.

Theory Written Examination; Fees to be paid directly to Singapore Polytechnic
Singaporean: $20.00
Foreigners: $40.00

PPCDL Practical Handling Assessment; Fees to be paid directly to Singapore Polytechnic
Singaporean: $100.00
Foreigner: $150.00

Theory Oral Examination: Fees to be paid directly to Singapore Polytechnic
Singaporean: $50.00
Foreigners: $100.00

License Fee: $20.00; Fees to be paid to Maritime Port Authority

Theory Examination Review Fee: $120.00 per review; Fees to be paid directly to Test Centre