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Fly With Confidence and Competence

Our mission at Avtrain is to encourage prolific drone operations and keep the skies safe through the highest standards of Training and Certification. The number of drones flying globally increases as we speak. Whether you are a recreational flyer or looking to become a professional drone pilot or operator our team has the right knowledge and experience for you to reach your goals.

Drone Pilots and Operators

Avtrain sets the standards for others to follow. We provide online and instructor-led live training and certification for drone pilots & operators with easy-to-follow courses and unparalleled support throughout your course and afterwards.

Make the right choice with Avtrain

We are an Irish Aviation Authority approved Recognised Entity under EASA regulations. Our instructors and flight examiners are highly experienced aviation professionals. They are unparalleled with years of practical operational experience in manned and unmanned aircraft as airline pilots, drone operators, and industry consultants.

Discover where to fly your drones

There are many things to consider when you decide to go and fly your drone. Geographical Zones are areas where drone operations are not permitted unless you have permission from the relevant authority. Check out our airspace map to see where you can and can’t fly.

Upcoming drone pilot training courses

We believe that quality training is a critical part of drone operations. Our training will benefit you significantly, progressing your knowledge and understanding of safe, efficient, and legal drone operations. We design our training courses upon a wealth of knowledge and experience that will steer you clear of pitfalls and help you mitigate the risks associated with every aspect of drone operations.

Introductory Course to Drone Operations


This course is designed for all drone pilots and operators. You will get to meet our Captain Julie Garland. Together with Julie, you will go through an overview of rules and regulations governing drone pilots and operations.

Open Category A2 Training & Certification


We designed this course for hobby and professional pilots to fly drones in the Open Category A2.

Specific Category Remote Pilot Training Course (STSs)


Avtrain Drone Academy designed this blended learning course for drone pilots who want to operate in controlled air space, or their drone operations have a higher risk.

Consultancy services

Our team will help businesses and organisations to incorporate Unmanned Aircraft Systems into daily operations. Our drone operations consultancy services include auditing and developing UAS inventories and stations, business strategy, cost benefit analysis and assessing your operations manual and risks. With a vast range of experience in delivering successful projects, we provide your team with the required tools, technical and practical training to run your drone operations successfully.

Trust Your Peers.

Hear what our customers have to say about their experience with Avtrain.

This was my second time dealing with Julie Avtrain and as always she is extremely professional to deal with. I would highly recommend you contact Julie at Avtrain for all your aerial and drone related training to be compliant with the law and IAA regulations including SOP & PCC training and update courses.

PVP Digital
Michael Phelan

PVP Digital

Thank you Avtrain for the excellent training session. Delivered in challenging times via zoom, it was an accomplishment to achieve the learning outcomes and keep the programme fun and interesting.

JPD Media Professional Services
Jason Dawson

JPD Media Professional Services

I turn to Julie and Avtrain's knowledge and experience regularly for clarity on complex topics and questions. The clarity and simplicity that she brings to any discussion around UAV's means that you're accessing a wealth of support when you drop a line to Avtrain.

Tony Kinlan


Latest News and Updates

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The IAA Approves the First UAS STS Declaration

February 21, 2024

Celebrating a Milestone in Irish Unmanned Aviation: The IAA Approves the First UAS STS Declaration. We are thrilled about a recent announcement made by the IAA and a significant milestone in the UAS operator journey towards a broader range of UAS ope

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