Be at least 16 years old.
Pilots must be able to read, speak, write and understand English.
Be in a physical and mental condition to safely operate a small UAS.
Pass the inital aeronatical knowledge exam at a FAA-approved knowledge testing center.
Understanding government regulations can be intimidating, especially if you are not familiar with the regulatory process. DroneStart will present the FAA regulartory content in a clear and easy to understand format. Upon completion, you will have been presented the knowledge required to successfully pass the aeronautical knowledge exam and begin your career as a Remote Pilot in Command.
The training is divided into modules. This will allow you to focus on important information, as well as pace the training to your schedule.
After each learning module, assessments will test your knowledge and ensure you are retaining important information. Tutorials will help you when you are off track.
Taking the FAA Remote Pilot in Command Exam is the first step in an exciting journey. Future certifications will add to your knowledge and skills.
Skills of dexterity and recognition must meet the requirements of technology. Interactive training develops these skills and prepares candidates for industry recognition through professional certification.
Certified Professionals are looked to for their knowledge, skills and experience. They provide value by being the credible experts in their industries.
Education doesn't end in the classroom or at the completion of a training course. It continues everyday in the workplace. Collaboration is key to Certified Professional.
Technologies and methods change rapidly. Being a Certified Professional means staying up with latest and greastest in your field. Our Resource Library is continuously reviewed for accuracy and relevance, helping you see your fullest potential.
Our Dashboard will keep you on track to complete trainings and schedule new ones as they become available, keeping you at the top of your game!
There are tremendous opportunities with emerging technologies. Professionals must prove that they possess the knowledge and skills that employers and customers value. Professional certification validates that knowledge and those skills.
Training includes 24 month access to the Resource Library.
DroneStart uses a backbone of sophisticated learning management software, authoring tool and robust analytics combined with over 30 years of industry experience to create professional development tools. DroneStart is dedicated to providing an educational experience to improve the lives of our customers.
Industries are making significant investments in commercial drones technologies. When operated correctly, these drones will create significant efficiencies and improvments in the workplace. Individuals that achieve these skill need to be identified and given the credit they have earned.
Flexibility is key. You will have access to your Dashboard for 24 months. Training programs are normally available for 60 days, but may be extended if the candidate does not successfully pass their exam.
Our Platform is 100% cloud based. You can access it from any computer or device that has internet access. Working at your pace and around your schedule will create a powerful learning experience and improve knowledge retention.
Effective August 29, 2016, all commercial drone operators will be required to hold a Remote Pilot in Command certification. All employers will need to require this as a minimum standard when operating a commercial drone. It is widely believed that professional certifications will be required in specific industries.
The Exam was created to insure safety and professionalism in the national airspace system. It covers a good deal of content from flight dynamics to the pilot’s liability. The cost of the exam is roughly $150 and must be taken at a FAA approved testing site. For those that do not pass the exam, there is a 14 day waiting period and a full price retesting fee. DroneStart prepares you to pass the exam on the first time!