This is the foundational online drone training course to prepare you to earn your Basic and Advanced RPAS Pilot certificate from Transport Canada. Our drone pilot ground school course covers the Transport Canada TP-15263 knowledge requirements. The course is presented visually in a slide format accessible through your web browser for one year and completed at your own pace (expect to spend about 8 hours studying our course).
Students will be able to apply the knowledge from this UAV training online course to complete the Transport Canada exam. Drone pilots looking to move beyond the Basic to get their Advanced RPAS Pilot Certificate must complete the Flight Review Prep course and successfully pass the in-person practical Flight Review test.
If you are a foreign operator (non-Canadian resident), you must apply for the Special Flight Operations Certificate (SFOC) to operate drones in Canada. This process will require you to complete this Ground School course and Flight Review.
Upon successful completion of the drone course, you will receive a Candrone ground school certificate for covering the following knowledge requirements (This is not the official Transport Canada pilot certificate, only Transport Canada has jurisdiction to issue permits.):
Do I need my Basic or Advanced Certificate to fly drones in Canada?
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