Preparatory Course for Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education (Ordinary Level) Examination


This course runs in FULL TIME and PART TIME basis.

This course prepares students for the Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘O’ Level Examination, the same examination sat for by the local Secondary 4/5 students (16-17 years old) in Singapore Government schools. The full ‘O’ Level certificate is recognized worldwide. With this qualification, students can continue to pursue post-secondary education in local polytechnics or junior colleges in Singapore. They can also choose to pursue their studies in the Commonwealth countries and the United States of America.

Our subject content is based on the Singapore Examinations and  Assessment Board Syllabuses for the offered subjects and reviewed regularly to endure currency. Hanbridge Institute ensures that our teachers are trained quality educators familiar with the ‘O’ Level Examinations to help bring our students to their fullest potential.

Course Structure and Synopsis

1128 English (Core): The English module will include Writing, Comprehension, Listening and Oral Communication skills at the first language proficiency.

4048 Mathematics (Core): The Mathematics module will include content like Numbers and Algebra, Geometry and Measurement, Statistics and Probability.

4049 Additional Mathematics (Elective): Additional mathematics includes application of content inclusive of Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry, Calculus.

6091 Physics (Elective): Physics includes content like Measurement, Newtonian Mechanics, Thermal Physics, Waves, Electricity and Magnetism.

7087 Principles of Accounts (Elective): Principles of Accounts includes Role of Accounting, Double Entry System of Book-Keeping, Accounting Procedures, Fundamentals of Preparing the Final Accounts, Preparation of Final Accounts, Analysis and Interpretation of Final Accounts.

Students enrolled may choose three elective subjects from the list to fulfill the full ‘O’ Level certification together with the two core subjects.

Complete syllabus can be found at:

Course Duration: 

Each course lasts for a period of 1-2 years dependent on English Proficiency.

Teacher-Student ratio: Maximum 1:41

Class hours:

Mondays to Fridays (Exclusive Public Holidays)

Morning session: 9.00 am to 12.00 pm

Afternoon session: 1.00 pm to 4.00 pm

Entry Requirements:

  • Students aged 15 years or above as of 1st January in the year of registration for the examinations are eligible for this programme
  • Level of entry based on proficiency test for English, Mathematics and Science

Language Proficiency:

Achieved English at Secondary 2 equivalent in Singapore

Current Commencement Date:  

Click O-level 2020-2021 course schedule to check Commencement and End date(s) for 2020/2021

Attendance Requirement(s) :  

75% for Local Students; 90% for International Students

Graduation Requirement(s):   

Not applicable as students taking external examination – GCE Ordinary Level Examination.

 Course Fees


External examination fees are payable to Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board (SEAB). It is subject to changes by SEAB.