Drone Ground and Flight Training Courses


We offer a wide selection of training and checking and can be tailored to your individual needs. Generally courses are run over weekends in order to suit working professionals but bespoke courses can be arranged for weekdays for 3 or more attendees. Just get in touch and you will be accommodated. Click on any of the links under the "Our Courses" tab for detailed syllabus and course timings.


Upon successful completion of the ground training course an individual can proceed to flight testing in order to obtain Pilot Competence Certificate once they have met the following requirements:


  • Pilot must be in good health

  • Minimum age 18 years old

  • English language proficient

  • 14hrs ground-school training

  • Successful completion of ground-school exam

  • 7hrs flight instruction* 

  • 12hrs logged flight time (may include 2hrs in a FSTD)*

  • 20 Take-offs and landings*

  • Successful completion of flight test

  • All pilots must fly under a certified operator


  *currently not mandatory


Upon qualification an individual will be permitted to fly in Irish Airspace under the rules and guidance material published on the IAA's website. 

In order for an individual to become an operator they must complete an Operators Course (currently included in the 2 day Ground Course), submit an Operations Manual to the IAA for approval in addition to the requirements as set out on the aerial works application form. 


Details of available courses are set out under the "Our Courses" tab above. We also offer bespoke drone courses for foreign operators seeking approval to operate in Irish Airspace, awareness courses for organisations wishing to use drones and educational programs for State Bodies engaged in the use or otherwise of drones. Please just contact us for all of your training needs.


RPAS Commercial Pilot's Licence 
RPAS Aerial Works Permission 
RPAS Pilot Flight Tests      


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