Advanced Drone Pilot

Recognition of Achievement


Overview

This program will train students how to operate drones and prepare them to write Transport Canada's mandatory written exam required to pilot any small RPAS/Drones weighing between 250 grams and up-to 25 kilograms. Drones are used recreationally and professionally for many applications such as photography, film, mapping, and search and rescue.


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Curriculum

DRN101
Drone Ground School
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Through an online course, Students examine the fundamental knowledge needed to complete Transport Canada's Written Exam for a pilot of small Remote Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS), or commonly known as drones. Students use a practical approach by reviewing real-life flight scenarios such as Film-making, Search and Rescue as well as Inspections and Mapping.




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DRN102
Advanced Drone Flight Training and Review
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Students will examine all fundamental flight skills for a drone pilot to pass Transport Canada's Flight Review for advanced RPAS/Drone Pilot Certificate. Students will learn through hands-on flight training to operate a multi-rotor VTOL drone. At the end of the course, students will complete a flight review to qualify for advanced RPAS/Drone Pilot Certificate.

DRN102 will be held at 3800 Lloydtown-Aurora Rd.




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Program Outcomes

Students will learn technical knowledge through an online course and will receive hands-on training to control and fly a drone.

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Articulate all fundamental knowledge required for Transport Canada's Written Exam for a pilot of small RPAS/Drone, including Theory of Flight, Air Law, Meteorology, Navigation, Airframes, Human Factors, Flight Operations, and Radiotelephony.
  2. Exercise essential pilot skills, including decision making, situation awareness, communication and workload management.
  3. Examine all fundamental flight skills for a drone pilot to pass Transport Canada's Flight Review for advanced RPAS/Drone Pilot Certificate.

Completion

Recognition of Achievement

Upon successful completion of the program requirements, please submit a Request for Recognition of Achievement Form to the Faculty of Continuing Education and Training. There is no cost for this and your Recognition of Achievement will be mailed to you.

Industry Exam

Graduates wishing to write Transport Canada's drone pilot exam may refer to Transport Canada's website for further details.

Program Contacts

Contact us via this form or using the phone number(s) below it.





Barbara Pimenoff
Program Coordinator

416-491-5050 ext. 24019