RP Unmanned Aircraft Basic Training

Are you interested in operating an Unmanned Aircraft (UA) for recreational or educational purpose? Look no further, this course is for you!

Approved by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS), this two-hour UA Basic Training (UABT) course is mandatory for individuals keen in operating UA between 1.5 to 7 kilogrammes and will equip you with fundamental knowledge on how to fly your UA safely and responsibly.

Course should be completed within 30 days of purchase. Upon successful completion, UABT course materials and a CAAS recognized UABT E-Certificate will be made available on the dashboard. The E-Certificate will also be emailed to you separately.

The UABT E-Certificate is proof of evidence that the UA user has passed the UA Basic Training course and must be presented when requested by the authorities.

CAAS UA Regulatory Requirement

  • With effect from 1 February 2021, users operating UA with a total weight of 1.5 to 7 kilogrammes for recreational or educational purpose are required to undergo a one-time UABT, conducted by organisations approved by CAAS. 

  • Users who fail to comply with the UABT requirements could face a fine of up to $50,000, or imprisonment not exceeding two years, or both for the first offence and up to $100,000 fine, or imprisonment not exceeding five years, or both for subsequent offences.

  • In addition, users who fail to produce a valid UABT certificate, UA Pilot Licence (UAPL), and activity or operator permit during the verification checks by CAAS enforcement officers could face a fine up to $20,000 for a first offence, and a fine of up to $40,000 or imprisonment not exceeding 15 months, or both for subsequent offences.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to

  • understand CAAS Air Navigation Act (ANA), Air Navigation Requirements (ANR)-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

  • operate UA safely by adopting the required safety procedures and understanding how human performance can affect safe operations of UA 

Who Should Attend?

Individuals who operates UA with a total weight of 1.5 to 7 kilogrammes, for recreational or educational purpose. 

Entry Requirement

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

Certification

Participants must complete an online quiz comprising a total of 20 multiple choice questions to demonstrate the attainment of knowledge.

A Certificate of Completion will be awarded upon successful 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. 

Public
$21.40

*Note:
• All fees quoted are inclusive of 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. 
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Last updated on 18 Feb 2021

Need more help?

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

Fees quoted are inclusive of GST. Republic Polytechnic reserves the right to make changes to the course fees and application closing dates without prior notice. The commencement of each course is subject to a sufficient number of participants. All information is accurate at time of publishing.