DRONE PILOT TRAINING COURSE

Drone Training Courses

We offer full-time drone courses from our campus at 9 Belfast Road, Emerald Hill, Harare

You do not require any prior experience to start our drone course. Our courses are led by a team of highly qualified ground school and flight instructors, all working within the aviation industry.

If you hold a CAAZ qualification which includes a PPL, CPL or ATPL, you will not have to complete all the ground school subjects. Each of our course pages highlight which subjects you must complete.

Why Do I Need A Drone Licence RPL?

YOU WILL NEED TO BE A HOLDER OF AN RPL IF YOU ARE TO FLY:

  • a drone for private/personal use
  • a drone for commercial use or if you earn money or gain any remuneration indirectly from flying a drone ( SI 271).
  • outside the drone safety rules for Model Aircraft (SI 271).
  • on a remotely piloted aircraft operator’s certificate (ROC).

How Is The Drone Course Structured?

  • ONCE YOU HAVE MADE YOUR PAYMENT AND SELECTED YOUR COURSE DATE
    • you will receive access to material consisting of 7 subjects and mock examinations.
    • you will be required to attend ground school lectures at at our Harare Campus.
    • ground school lectures will take approximately 5 working days to complete.
    • during the lectures we will prepare you for your examinations.
    • once you passed your examinations you will need approximately 3 days to complete the practical lessons and the flight test. This is however dependent on your skill level.

What Is Included In The Cost Of The Course?

  • Course material
  • Mock examinations
  • Final examination fees (for the first attempt – all rewrites are for your own account)
  • Practical flight training
  • RPL test with the Designated Flight Examiner
  • CAAZ licensing fees

What Subjects Are Covered During Ground School?

    • Air Law for remotely piloted aircraft (RPA)
    • Human Factors
    • Principles of Flight
    • Navigation and Flight Planning
    • RPAS Technical and General
    • Radio Telephony
    • Meteorology

Are You A Holder Of A PPL, CPL OR ATPL?

  • If you are a holder of valid Private Pilot Licence (PPL), Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) or Air Transportation Pilot Licence (ATPL), you will only need do the practical training, a flight test and complete the following subjects:
    • Air Law
    • Principles of Flight
    • Construction and Technical
    • Navigation and Flight Planning