SATS Academy - School of Airhub

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SATS ground support equipment

Operate Forklift Course

SATS staff at apron with SIA plane

Airfield Rules and Regulations Course

Overview of SATS

SATS is proudly accredited as an Approved Training Organisation (ATO) for registered courses. We are also certified by Changi Airport Group as an Approved Training Centre (ATC).

On top of this, SATS works closely with various educational institutions in the air transport industry to nurture the next generation of workers. With over 65 years of expertise and armed with a team of experienced training instructors that are professionally certified under WSQ ACTA, we are offering the following programmes that aim to get you ready operationally: 

  1. WSQ Operate Forklift Course (WSQ subsidy available)
  2. Airfield Rules and Regulations Course (ARRC)
    1. Initial (No airport driving permit)
    2. Refresher (Expiring airport driving permit)

WSQ Operate Forklift

SATS ground support equipment

Course Overview

This course enables the learners to acquire the skills and knowledge to safely operate forklift in the manufacturing / logistics industry in a WSQ Level 1 operation. Successful completion of this course is a requirement for individuals who want to operate the forklift.

Mode of course: Instructor-led, conducted in English only

Mode of assessment: Written & Practical Test

* In event of exigencies, virtual learning will be offered as alternative for theory portion of course. Practical lessons will continue as in person.

This is a specialised WSQ Level 1 course and candidate will attain a Statement of Attainment (SOA) in Operate Forklift in Manufacturing / Logistics Industry for Generic Manufacturing Skills WSQ after successfully completing the course.

Course outline

This course includes the following elements (i.e. Learning Outcome):

  1. Prepare to carry out forklift operations
  2. Inspect forklift
  3. Carry out forklift operations
  4. Reinstate and handover forklift

Basic entry requirements

This course aims to provide people already working or wishing to enter the generic manufacturing industry with the skills and knowledge required to operate forklift. The course would be appropriate for people with job title such as Forklift Driver.

Learners are assumed to be:

  1. At least 18 years of age*
  2. Singaporeans, Permanent Residents or Holders of valid employment pass / work permit.
  3. Able to listen and speak English at a proficiency level equivalent to the Employability Skills System (ESS) level 3 or equivalent
  4. Able to read and write English at a proficiency level equivalent to ESS level 3; and
  5. Able to process numbers at a proficiency level equivalent to ESS level 3
  6. Physically and mentally fit for the training without any handicaps.
  7. Able to interpret work instructions and technical information.
  8. Able to commit 100% attendance.

*Those 60 years and above must produce a medical certificate of physical fitness.

Course title

WSQ Operate Forklift (3 days)

WSQ Operate Forklift (5 days)

Additional requirement

Valid LTA Class 3 driving license





Course duration

22 hrs

40 hrs

Course structure

8 hours of theory

14 hours of practical**

8 hours of theory

32 hours of practical**

Course fee

S$419.00 (8% GST incld.)

S$776.00 (8% GST incld.)

**Learners are required to wear their safety shoes/boots for practical lessons.

Please note that a competency-based assessment will be conducted at the end of the Theory and Practical segments respectively. 

  • Learners who pass the required assessment criteria will be deemed as 'Competent' and obtain a SOA from SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG).
  • Learners who fail to attain the required assessment criteria will be deemed as 'Not Yet Competent (NYC)'. 

    Airfield Rules and Regulations 

    SATS staff at apron with SIA plane


    Course titleAirfields Rules and Regulations course (ARRC)Airfields Rules and Regulations refresher course (ARRRC) 
    Course overview
    • Understand the airside roadway system
    • Know the airfield rules and regulations
    • Adhere to CAG (Changi Airport) By Laws
    • Understand the airside roadway system
    • Know the airfield rules and regulations
    • Adhere to CAG (Changi Airport) By Laws
    Mode of courseBlended learningInstructor-led training
    Mode of assessmentIn-class online assessmentNil
    Entry requirementsValid LTA Class 3 driving license
    1. Valid LTA Class 3 driving license
    2. Existing Airfield Driving Permit Holder
    Course duration8-hour (0900 - 1700 hrs)4-hour (0830 - 1230 hrs, or 1330 to 1730 hrs)
    Course feeS$80.75 (8% GST incld.)S$50.47 (8% GST incld.)


    Registration steps

    1. Please email Training Administrators to obtain class date(s) for your intended course(s).
    2. Use the relevant link to fill up the course application form -

      Airfield Rules and Regulations Course (ARRC)

      Airfield Rules and Regulations Refresher Course (ARRRC)

      WSQ Operate Forklift & Other Ground Support Equipment

    3. Email PayNow receipt or proof of payment to Training Administrators.
    4. Confirmation for the course enrolment will be sent out via email.

    Important notes

    • Registration and payment must be made 3 days before course date.
    • Reschedule/change of course date is not allowed. Requests for changes will be deemed as course cancellation.
    • Applicant is to be punctual for course. Training provider will give 30-min grace after commencement of lesson. If applicant arrives more than 30 mins after commencement, he/she will be deemed as absent.
    • There will be no refund for any fees paid in the event that applicant is absent or cancels the training.
    • The Applicant agrees to follow all rules, security requirements and instructions of the Training Provider; otherwise the Applicant will be dropped out of course without any compensation or refund. Please refer to application form for complete terms & conditions.
    • For any other feedback/complaints, please email to the training administrators.

    Training Administrators:

    Training venue

    SATS Maintenance Centre (SMC)

    34 Changi N Cres, Singapore 499614

    Require assistance?

    For any other enquiries, please feel free to contact our training administrators.