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

- 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 

Course Fees

SAFYC Member – $267.50
Public – $342.40
Affiliates* – $288.90
(Inclusive of 7% GST)

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

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 a towel is available at the Frontdesk for $2.00 per day.

– Sufficient drinking water

Course Dates 2022

03 - 04 December 2022

14 - 15 January 2023

28 - 29 January 2023

11 - 12 February 2023

25 - 26 February 2023

11 - 12 March 2023

25 - 26 March 2023

08 - 09 April 2023

13 - 14 May 2023

27 - 28 May 2023

10 - 11 June 2023

24 - 25 June 2023

01 - 02 July 2023

22 - 23 July 2023

05 - 06 August 2023

26 - 27 August 2023

16 - 17 September 2023

30 September 2023

01 October 2023

14 - 15 October 2023

04 - 05 November 2023

25 - 26 November 2023

09 - 10 December 2023

16 - 17 December 2023

Syllabus

– 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

PPCDL Refresher (2-hour) – $235.40 for SAFYC Members and Non-members.

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

To register for this course, please contact our front desk at 6758 3359 or email us at scangel@safyc.org.sg

By signing up for this course, participants grant SAF Yacht Club permission to use the photographs/videos taken during the course for future promotional materials (printed/electronic).

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