Singapore Taxi Academy Courses

By | March 12, 2017

Singapore Taxi Academy Courses

Courses

All courses that are conducted by Singapore Taxi Academy are approved and certified by the various relevant authorities and government agencies. Learning methods are very much a part of our expertise.

We have inputted much effort into improving the course syllabus.We believe learning have to be a fulfillling task for every one of our course candidates. Each individual will acquire up-to-date knowledge to help them on the road as a taxi driver in Singapore.

We continuously seek and implement the most effective and latest learning methodology in our courses, so that all knowledge can be disseminate effectively to all candidates.

Taxi and Private Hire Car Driver Vocational Licence Course (TPDVL)

Course Objective

Trainees will undergo a combination of classroom coaching and self-study programme to acquire all the competencies required of a professional chauffeur.

Trainees will be issued the Taxi Driver’s Vocational License (TDVL) and the Private Hire Car Driver’s Vocational License (PDVL) by the Land Transport Authority of Singapore (LTA) upon completing the training programme and pass all the prescribed tests.

Trainees will be able to earn a living by providing a professional chauffeured car service using a Taxi or a Private Hire Car that is licensed by the Land Transport Authority of Singapore.

Course Pre-requisite

  • LTA approval letter to attend the Vocational License course.
  • Certified by doctor to be medically fit (VL medical examination report and Chest X-ray examination report).
  • GCE N or O level English (Grade D7 and above) or WSQ Conversational English (Competency level 3).

Course Schedule

  • Total Training Hours: 25 hours (16 classroom hours with at least 9 self-study hours).
  • Total number of Modules: 2 Module / 8 classroom hours per module.
  • Full-time Course: 2 days / 8 classroom hours per day.
  • Part-time Course: 8 days / 2 classroom hours per day.
  • Number of trainess per class: 20 trainees (min) to 25 trainees (max).

Trainees must attend all the lessons and complete all the classroom exercises before they can proceed to take the prescribed tests.

Course Assessment Programme

Test Paper
Paper 1 – Service Quality, Health & Safety
Paper 2 – Taxi and Private Hire Car Rules & Regulations
Paper 3 – Route Planning
Training materials:
$50 per set (1 copy of the latest eidtion of steet directory / 1 copy of the textbook – Driving in Singapore / 1 set of Notes, Worksheets, Area Maps and Routes Maps.)

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Private Hire Car Driver Vocational Licence Course (PDVL)

Course Objective

Trainees will undergo a combination of classroom coaching and self-study programme to acquire all the competencies required of a professional chauffeur.

Trainees will be issued the Private Hire Car Driver’s Vocational License (PDVL) by the Land Transport Authority of Singapore (LTA) upon completing the training programme and pass all the prescribed tests.

Trainees will be able to earn a living by providing a professional chauffeured car service using a Private Hire Car that is licensed by the Land Transport Authority of Singapore.

Course Pre-requisite

  • LTA approval letter to attend the Vocational License course.
  • Certified by doctor to be medically fit (VL medical examination report and Chest X-ray examination report).
  • GCE N or O level English (Grade D7 and above) or WSQ Conversational English (Competency level 3).

Course Schedule

  • Total Training Hours: 10 hours (8 classroom hours with at least 2 self-study hours).
  • Total number of Modules: 1 Module / 8 classroom hours per module.
  • Full-time Course: 1 day / 8 classroom hours per day.
  • Part-time Course: 4 days / 2 classroom hours per day.
  • Number of trainess per class: 20 trainees (min) to 25 trainees (max).

Trainees must attend all the lessons and complete all the classroom exercises before they can proceed to take the prescribed tests.

Course Assessment Programme

Test Paper
Paper 1 – Service Quality, Health & Safety
Paper 2 – Private Hire Car Rules & Regulations
Training materials:
$25 per set (1 copy of the textbook – Driving in Singapore / 1 set of Notes and Worksheets.)

Refresher Course

Taxi and Private Hire Car Drivers Vocational Licence (TPDVL)

Holders of the valid Taxi and Private Hire Car Drivers Vocational License are required:

  • To renew their VL once every 3 years so as to revalidate their credentials as VL holders.
  • To attend a mandatory refresher course once every 6 years so as to revalidate and update the mandatory vocational skills they are licensed to perform according to the current TDVL and PDVL course.
  • To attend a 3-hours mandatory refresher course if the VL holders fall within the service record criteria set by LTA as an Active Taxi Driver.
  • To attend a 5-hours mandatory refresher course if the VL holders fall within the service record criteria set by LTA as Non-active Taxi Driver and/or with navigational related offences.

Number of trainees per class: 20 trainees (min) to 40 trainees (max)

3-hours mandatory Refresher Course Fee: $40.00 per trainee

5-hours mandatory Refresher Course Fee: $45.00 per trainee

Training materials: 1 set of Notes and Worksheets.

Private Hire Car Drivers Vocational Licence (PDVL)

Holders of the valid PDVL are required:

  • To renew their VL once every 3 years so as to revalidate their credentials as VL holders.
  • To attend a mandatory 3-hours Refresher course once every 6 years so as to revalidate and update the mandatory vocational skills they are licensed to perform according to the current PDVL course.

Number of trainees per class: 20 trainees (min) to 40 trainees (max)

3-hours mandatory Refresher Course Fee: $40.00 per trainee

Training materials: 1 set of Notes and Worksheets.

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