Drone pilot training -
Advanced Operations License

More than just a training, we will support you through it all

A leader in drone expertise in Canada since 2012, DroneXperts has developed the most comprehensive advanced operations drone pilot training in the country.

Whether you are a beginner or an experienced pilot, this training has been designed with your skills and experience in mind, and is intended to make you the elite drone pilot in Canada.

Objectives of this training

Get your certification

Pass the exam leading to the Drone Pilot Certification, Advanced Operations, issued by Transport Canada.

Demonstrate your skills

Demonstrate the ability to plan and execute complex flight missions.

Work perspectives

Have access to better job opportunities, with knowledge and skills that are increasingly in demand.

Become an expert

Benefit from the eXpertise of a company that is a leader in its field in Canada.

Training content
for advanced operations

Theoretical training

Spread over 4 days

This course is designed to teach you all the theoretical and regulatory aspects of the Transport Canada online exam for the Drone Pilot Certification – Advanced Operations.

  • Meteorology
  • Theory of Flight
  • Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs)
  • Description and operation of drone systems
  • Air navigation
  • Instrumentalization applied to drones
  • Human factors influencing drone operations
  • Radio communication procedures leading to the Restricted Radio Operator Certification*.

*The exam for the Restricted Radio Operator Certification requires a face-to-face exam, a date to take this exam will be offered at a later date if the theory training is offered online.

Practical training

This training will be personalized according to your level of knowledge and flight experience. Our representative will be happy to identify the modules that are right for you.

During this day, you will have the opportunity to learn how to fly different types of drones, whose sizes and characteristics will have the advantage of familiarizing you with your future aircraft, whether for pleasure or for work.

You will fly with DJI Mini, Mavic 2 Pro, Phantom 4, Inspire 2 and even with the Matrice 300.

During this practical training, time will also be allocated to a presentation of what awaits you for the theoretical and the practical part of the flight review. If you have a drone that meets Transport Canada standards and would like to practice the drills with it, we invite you to take it with you.

In-flight review/evaluation

2 hours

Prior to this review, you will be given a virtual assignment that you will need to present to your evaluator, along with a description of all the tools needed to complete this assignment.

Optional courses

Your instructor will share his experience, tips and tricks with you and will invite you to share yours. You will see everything that comes after the advanced operations certification.

This training aims to introduce you to the different risks, situations and emergency procedures and how to respond appropriately. You will also see how to properly plan a mission through different scenarios of gradual complexity.

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