Master The Art Of Flying A Drone

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Become A Professional Drone Pilot

Whether You Are Want To Pursue A Career In Jounalism, Real Estate Or Filmmaking, We Can Help You Master Drone Piloting To Help Take Your Career To The Next Level.

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Why Is It Important To Get A License?

It is crucial to understand the legal framework surrounding drone usage in South Africa due to the rising popularity of drones in the country. According to the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA), flying drones in South Africa is permissible. However, there are specific regulations in place to ensure the proper management of drone operations.


To operate a drone for professional or commercial purposes, it is mandatory to possess a valid remote pilot license approved by the CAA. Additionally, an approval letter allowing the operation of the drone is required.


Before obtaining such a license, individuals must undergo the necessary accredited training, which is a prerequisite for becoming a lawful drone operator,

    Course Details

    Admission Requirements

    • Grade 12 or equivalent / Fluency in English
    • 18 years old
    • Be an able-bodied person with excellent general health.

    Course Duration

    • 13 days (Ground school and practical)
    • Mondays – Fridays 8am – 4pm
    • Ground school – 7 days (day 1-6 Theory and day 7 Radio license)
    • RPL Practical – 6 days
    • Intakes:  Approximately every 12 weeks of the year (January to November)

    Key Topics

    • Air Law
    • Principles of flight
    • Construction and Parts
    • Flight Planning
    • Human Performance
    • Meteorology
    • Navigation
    • Radio License

    Career Choices

    • Real Estate
    • Construction / Mining / Aggregates
    • Filmmaking
    • Public Safety
    • Insurance
    • Journalism
    • Agriculture
    • Transportation
    • Energy
    • Telecommunications
    • Education etc.

    What To Expect For Your Final Exam 

    • Exam Method: Classroom exam
    • Exam Format: Multiple Choice questions. No Textbooks are permitted
    • Number of questions: 100
    • Time Allowance: One hour
    • Number of exam attempts: 2

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