Introductory Course to Drone Operations

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A first glance at getting a drone pilot licence in Ireland and Europe

We designed this course 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. We will cover the classification and standards for drones and operating categories. Finally, you will learn what you can and cannot do when flying drones.

This is an introductory course to give you a general understanding of operating Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) or in other words drones.

You will learn what training courses and actions should you take to fly and operate in any of the EASA member states.

During this course, we will cover these subjects:

Air law; Drone (UAS) classification; Operating Category Standards and Classification; Do's and Don'ts of Flying Drones.

To get certified and be able to operate drones, check out related courses at the end of this page.

Note: If you want to obtain a drone pilot licence to be able to fly in United Kingdom, keep checking this space as we will be introducing courses for UK drone pilots and operators soon.

Related Courses

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

Specific Category Training Course (STS-01)


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

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Open Category A2 Training & Certification


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

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