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Class 4A Driving License

:!: Class 4 drivers are required to go through the same coursework as below, but do not need to take a Traffic Police test, only an internal test by the public transport operator.

Omnibus Driver's Vocational License (ODVL) - 1 week

Prospective bus captains begin their training with a 5-day course at the Singapore Bus Academy (SGBA), where they will learn about:

  • Overview of the Public Transport Industry (bus contracting model, quality of service framework, EWT/OTA)
  • ODVL rules, regulations and Protection from Harassment (Public Service Worker) act
  • Sectoral tripartism and NTWU talk
  • NOBE & CFMS
  • Service literacy
  • Safe driving techniques
    • Hazard awareness
    • Scenario-based simulator training at SMRT Bus Training and Evaluation Centre (BTEC)

SBS Transit Bus Captain Development Centre - Bus Operations and Service Proficiency (BOSP) - 7 weeks

Basic BOSP (4 weeks)

  • Theory training & tests
    • NOBE
    • CFMS
    • EDS
    • SBS CARES (Service Literacy and Special Needs)
  • Practical training - Scania K230UB
    • Driving
    • Parking/Garaging: Parallel parking, vertical parking, diagonal parking
    • Bus stops
  • Mock driving test
  • Basic driving test

Advanced BOSP (3 weeks)

  • Practical training - Volvo (DD), Mercedes Citaro (SD)
    • Driving
    • Parking/Garaging: Parallel parking, vertical parking, diagonal parking
    • Bus stops
    • Depot visit and learner service route familiarization
  • Class 4A Traffic Police driving test (for class 3/3A holders)/SBS Driving Instructor driving test (for class 4 holders)
singapore/driving_license/class_4a.txt · Last modified: 2024/07/07 06:09 by Andrew Yong