Unmanned Aircraft Pilot Licence (UAPL) Theory Course

This two-day course prepares you for the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) Unmanned Aircraft Pilot Licence (UAPL) Theory Test – a requirement for UAPL application.

An assessment will be conducted at the end of each module to help you apply the theoretical knowledge learnt during lessons.

This course is run by CAAS approved instructors who are existing UAPL holders, with five years of experience in UA flight operation, on average.

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 demonstrate and apply knowledge in the following modules:

  1. General Unmanned Aircraft System Knowledge

  2. Principles of Flight

  3. Air Law

  4. Navigation and Meteorology

  5. Human Factors

  6. Safety and Operations

Who Should Attend?

CAAS UAPL applicants who are preparing for the compulsory theory test.

Entry Requirement

You are expected to have a good command of the English language, and be at least 16 years old at the point of application.


Participants will be awarded a certificate of completion upon meeting the 75% course attendance requirement.

For courses with formal assessment component, participants will be awarded the certification of completion upon passing the assessment. Otherwise, a certification of attendance will be issued instead upon meeting the 75% course attendance requirement.

Course Dates

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Course Duration

2 days (7 hours per day, with breaks)

Course Venue

This course will be conducted via Online Learning.

Fees for 2022

Full Course Fees (with GST) Singapore Citizens aged 39 & below OR Singapore PR Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens OR Singapore PR
$428.00 $128.40 $42.80 $48.40

Fees for 2023

Full Course Fees (with GST) Singapore Citizens aged 39 & below Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above Singapore PR SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens SME-sponsored Singapore PR
$432.00 $128.40 $42.80 $129.60 $48.40 $49.60
- Payment may be made using SkillsFuture Credit.
- Fees reflected are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST). In line with the government fee freeze directive from 1 Jan to 31 Dec 2023, the fees in 2023 for Singapore Citizen will remain the same as 2022. RP will absorb the additional 1% GST for Singapore Citizen in 2023 only.
- This course is supported by NTUC UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme) from 4 Jul 2022 to 31 Mar 2023. Find out how to apply for UTAP.

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 02 Nov 2022

Need more help?

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