RP Unmanned Aircraft Basic Training

If you are operating or flying an unmanned aircraft (UA) or drone weighing between 1.5kg and 7kg for recreational or educational purpose, this is a mandatory course for you.

Approved by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS), this two-hour self-paced online learning course will equip you with fundamental knowledge to fly UA safely and responsibly.

An online quiz, comprising 20 multiple choice questions, must be taken as part of the course to demonstrate the attainment of knowledge. All questions must be answered correctly. You have unlimited attempts for the quiz.

This course must also be completed within 60 days of signing up to receive the CAAS recognised UA Basic Training (UABT) e-certificate.

If you are unsure which UA or drone course you should take, visit our UA training page to see how you can begin your journey.

To know more about the UA regulations and operating guidelines, visit the CAAS UA website.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Comply with CAAS Air Navigation Act, Air Navigation Requirements-101 and other associated advisory circulars for safe and responsible UA operations

  • Understand basic aeronautical and technical knowledge of UA including the functionality of various UA components and systems

  • Adopt the necessary safety procedures and understand how human performance affects the operations of UA 

Who Should Attend?

Individuals who intend to operate UA weighing between 1.5kg and 7kg, for recreational or educational purpose.

Entry Requirement

You must be at least 16 years old at the point of flying the UA.


You will be awarded a CAAS recognised UABT e-certificate upon completion of the course.

Course Dates

Not applicable – this is a self-paced programme conducted via Online Learning.

Course Duration

2 hours

Course Venue

This course will be conducted via Online Learning. 


• Fees reflected are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST).
Republic Polytechnic reserves the right to make changes to the course fee and application closing dates without prior notice. The commencement of each course is subject to sufficient number of participants. 
All information is accurate at time of publishing. 

Last updated on 25 Jul 2022

Need more help?

If you are still unsure about which course to pursue, please contact our Academy for Continuing Education