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Advanced operations

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Advanced operations


In Canada, there are 2 categories of drone operations: basic and advanced. Each is governed by a set of rules that must be respected.

The “Advanced Operations” course is designed to teach you the basics of flying a drone weighing over 250 grams in controlled airspace, while complying with current regulations.

Learn everything you need to know to pass the Transport Canada exam and obtain your Drone Pilot Certification – Advanced Operations.

Your drone’s weight, distance from bystanders and airspace rules define your category. The rules make no distinction between recreational and commercial drone pilots.

If you meet 1 of the following conditions, you can take the course Advanced operations

You want to fly your drone in controlled airspace
Would you like to fly your drone over passers-by?
If you wish to fly your drone at a horizontal distance of less than 30 m (100 ft) from passers-by
You want to fly within 3 nautical miles of a certified airport or military airfield
You want to fly within one nautical mile of a certified heliport.

Advanced operations


Operate your drone safely in controlled airspace

Mastery of current regulations

Attempt to write the Transport Canada certification exam for: drone pilot - advanced operations

Advanced operations



Theory of Flight

Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs)

Description and operation of drone systems

Air navigation

Instrumentation applied to UAVs

Human factors influencing drone operations

Advanced operations

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Benefit from a training program that combines theoretical and practical courses for quality learning

An in-flight review module is included in this training.

Part of the course can be given online

Allows you to be optimally prepared for the Transport Canada exam


40h (5 days)


2,500 (possible subsidy)


101-2059 Av. Branly
Quebec City, QC G1N 4C7

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Target audience

Anyone wishing to fly a drone weighing over 250 grams in controlled airspace.


Must be at least 16 years old
Must have an Internet connection.

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DroneXperts ?


The drone is a tool that we use every day in our business, which is why our training courses reflect the reality of the field.

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One of our consultants will take the time to define your needs and expectations, to ensure that our training courses are in line with your professional objectives.


The close involvement of our experts will enable you to evolve in a serene environment conducive to the success of your training program.

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