What is a Drone Licence?
It is often assumed that a drone pilot licence, known as a Remote Pilot Licence or RePL, is a licence that covers all drone, known as a Remote Pilot Aircraft or RPA, activity. In truth, there are various types of drone qualifications, each with specific limitations, requirements and regulations. Once a RePL has been obtained, the holder is qualified to operate a drone classified under their license legally in Australia as per the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) regulation. Let’s explore the various types of drone pilot licences delivered by Global Drone Solutions.
Remote Pilot Licence Course (RePL)
A Remote Drone Pilot Licence is required by Australian regulation for the use of remote drones for commercial purposes. Within this course, each candidate will become a fully qualified remote drone operator and upon completion will receive their drone licence. This CASA-licenced course contains 11 individual modules and is offered through either a classroom course or online platform. The course includes both theory and practical assessments.
This course offers the same qualifications of as Remote Pilot Licence Course with one added benefit. Candidates who also obtain their Aeronautical Radio Operator Certificate are also qualified to operate a remote drone within 5.5km of a controlled airport. This course is delivered by the Global Drone Solutions team and is also available either via a classroom or online setting.
For drone operators seeking to convert their drone skills into a career, this course offers a comprehensive learning with the added Remote Operators Certificate, which allows drone operators to establish their own drone operating business within this ever-growing industry.
Each of our Drone Courses are delivered by experienced and fully qualified professional Remote Pilot Instructors. Global Drone Solutions is recognised throughout Australia for unwavering professionalism, industry knowledge and innovative teaching techniques that establish and accelerate drone operator’s skills to new highs!
With phenomenal grown in applications in the Agriculture, Mining, Construction, Logistics and many more industries, there is no time like now to consider a career as a Remote Pilot.
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