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Hazmat Transport Driver Permit (HTDP)

Course Overview

This course is meant for the drivers involved in the transportation and handling of hazardous materials on Singapore roads.

Course Objectives

  • Explain the 9 classes of hazardous substances and their identification
  • Explain the purpose of legislation requirements on the transportation of hazardous materials
  • Explain the roles and responsibilities of their drivers in any emergency
  • Learn about Transportation Emergency Response Plan and emergency procedure guide
  • Explain the basic principles on the chemistry of fire
  • Know more about basic fire fighting
  • Have more knowledge about practical training on fire extinguisher

Who Should Attend

Drivers who transport and handle hazardous materials.


NTUC LearningHub will need to clear the trainees particulars with Central Enforcement Department (CED) under SCDF at least 3 weeks before the start of course. Thus, enrolments will be closed 3 weeks before the course date.

Course Duration

Recommended course duration: 8 hours

Course Outline

  • Hazmat Transport Driver Permit
  • Roles and Responsibilities as a Hazardous Materials Transport Driver
  • Hazard Classes & Identification System
  • Carriage of Explosives by Road
  • Emergency Procedure Guide
  • Transport of Radioactive Materials
  • Transportation of Biological Agents & Toxins in Singapore
  • Transport Emergency Response Plan (TERP)
  • Emergency Procedure Guide
  • Basic Fire Fighting Portable Fire Extinguishers

Medium of Instruction & Trainer : Trainee Ratio

Medium of Instruction: English

Trainer to trainee ratio: 1 : 40

Mode of Assessment

  • 30 mins theory assessment, comprising a total of 30 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
  • Passing criteria is 50%
  • If a candidate fails, he is allowed a 2nd attempt (on a different set) on the same day

Certification Obtained and Conferred by

Upon passing a theory test, participants will receive a Statement of Test Results.

This will enable them to apply for a Hazardous Materials Transport Driver Permit (HTDP) from the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF).


Individual Pricing w/o GST w GST
Original Course Fee S$140.19 S$150.00
SkillsFuture Funding, >=21 yrs old S$28.04 S$37.85
SkillsFuture Funding, >=40 yrs old S$14.02 S$23.83
WTS Funding (95%) S$7.01 S$16.82
Corporate Pricing (Non-SME) w/o GST w GST
Original Course Fee S$140.19 S$150.00
After SDF Funding for non-SMEs Companies (80%)* S$28.04 S$37.85
SkillsFuture Funding, >=40 yrs old S$14.02     S$23.83
WTS Funding (95%) S$7.01 S$16.82
Corporate Pricing (SME) w/o GST w GST
Original Course Fee S$140.19 S$150.00
After Enhanced Training Support for SMEs Companies (90%)** S$14.02 S$23.83
WTS Funding (95%) S$7.01 S$16.82
*Absentee Payroll of 80% of basic hourly salary, capped at $4.50 per hour.
** Absentee Payroll of 80% of basic hourly salary, capped at $7.50 per hour.



  • SkillsFuture Funding >=21 yrs old: Applicable to Singapore Citizen/PR
  • SkillsFuture Funding >=40 yrs old: Applicable to Singapore Citizen ONLY

Please note that prices are subject to changes.

Funding Information

Skills Development Fund (SDF) and SkillsFuture Funding:

  • Participants must attend at least 75% of the course, complete the exam with a pass or competent result.
  • Online applications are not applicable for companies applying funding with Absentee Payroll.
  • Workforce Training Support (WTS) funding only applies to trainee who is 35 years old and above with a monthly income of $1,900 and below.


For Company Registration:

  • Customers who are applying funding for trainee(s), please submit Training Grant applications in SkillsConnect website before registration.
  • Training Grant number is to be submitted together with the registrations.
  •  Payment for the course must be using company cheque or via GIRO.
  • For more information on SDF Training Grant application, please click here.


Course reference code in SkillsConnect:

  • English: CRS-N-0033489


Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP):

NTUC members enjoy UTAP* benefit of up to $250 each year when you sign up for courses with NTUC Learninghub.

* UTAP supports 50% of the course fees paid cap at $250 per year. You must be a union member throughout the course duration and at the time of claim. You must achieve a minimum of 75% attendance for each application and have sat for all prescribed examinations. Other terms and conditions apply.

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