Vehicle Safety and Maintenance

Offered by School of Engineering

Short Course / 1 Day / TGS-2020504474

Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
Course Fees

Course Information

This course will let the participants have a better understanding of the vehicle, equip them with knowledge on current automotive systems, including their functions, operations, advantages and disadvantages, maintenance, common problems and the causes of the problems.

The course will focus on the engine, transmission, traction control, suspension, steering, air-con and other current automotive technologies; emphasize the areas for reducing the vehicle maintenance cost and fuel consumption, prolonging the vehicle lifespan. 

Learning Outcomes

Our course equips the participants with automotive knowledge, and helps the participants in:

  • enhancing the knowledge of safety driving and minimizing the vehicle’s accident;
  • improving the fuel efficiency and prolonging the vehicle lifespan;
  • reducing the vehicle total maintenance cost,
  • analyzing effectively the vehicle problem and the possible causes of the problem;
  • communicating well to the car workshop technicians about the vehicle problems;
  • understanding HEV and EV as technologies that offer solutions in sustainable/clean energy and urban mobility;
  • knowing about the common problems for 5 years and above private-hire cars, and how these problems affect the vehicle safety and fuel efficiency.



Course Date: TBC
Application Period: TBC
Duration: 1 day
Time: 9am to 6pm
Delivery Mode: Classroom
Venue: Ngee Ann Polytechnic

This course may be conducted online subject to Covid-19 guidelines.

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Lesson Plan

1 Theory Session

This session will cover the common problems found on vehicles and key points in maintaining vehicles to ensure vehicle safety, fuel efficiency and the comfort of the passengers.



2 Workshop Session

This interactive session will provide opportunities to discuss the various systems on the vehicles with the training model.


A Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who achieve at least 75% attendance and pass all required assessment(s).

A Certificate of Participation will be awarded to participants who meet the 75% attendance requirement but did not pass all required assessment(s).

Course Fees

Funding period for this course is from 1 Jul 2020 to 30 Sep 2024.

SkillsFuture Credit
All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory.

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year (or up to $500 for NTUC members aged 40 years old and above) when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). Please visit e2i’s website to find out more.

Enhanced training support for SMEs
For enhanced training support for SMEs, enter SME in the promo code during course application.

Long Term Visit Pass Plus (LTVP+) holders, please furnish the following documents to the course administrator to qualify for SSG funding:
Self-sponsored learner (**LTVP+): Copy of your green visit pass card, with the word ‘PLUS’ on the back of the card.
Co-sponsored learner (##LTVP+): Copy of valid and current Letter of Consent (LOC) from MOM

GST Increment in 2024
Please note that the GST rate will be revised to 9% with effect from 1 Jan 2024. As such any payable course fees will be subjected to the new GST rate adjustments in 2024. Please refer to our STEP portal for the updated fees. (Click on STEP)


  • The fees below are determined based on prevailing funding policies and subject to review and revision.
  • Please refer to our FAQs for more information.

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Full Course fee$654.00
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs for Singapore Citizen$76.20
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs - SPR & LTVP+$76.20
SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy for Singapore Citizen aged 40 and above$76.20
SkillsFuture Baseline Funding for Singapore Citizen Aged Below 40$196.20
SkillsFuture Baseline Funding for SPR/LTVP+$196.20