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

Course Schedule

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


Course Fee: $200.00 + 7% GST per trainee
Test Fee: $10.00 + 7% GST per registration, $5.00 + 7% GST per test paper
Training materials:
$50.00 + 7% GST 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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