Duration: approx. 1 hour, self-paced
Drones and UAV’s used to be a technology primarily associated with the military, but these days they have become more available to the public. With increased user friendliness and affordable prices, flying drones is becoming popular for business and recreation.
This course will provide you with explanation of the basic principles of flight, safety concerns, and legal issues you have to be aware of when operating your drone. In addition, it will outline when and how you have to apply for a Special Flight Operations Certificate (SFOC), and types of applications you can submit. The summary of exemption requirements is also presented, if you are not applying for a SFOC.
Testing conducted in this online course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Users are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved.
- Introduction and types of drones
- Legal and Safety Concerns
- General Safety Rules
- SFOC Applications
- SFOC and Understanding Exemptions
- Violations and Fines
- Summary and extra information
Certificate of completion:
Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available to download and print.