Agricultural Drone Pilot Training

22nd – 26th April 2024


Spraying drone industry is developing very fast and constantly needs te supply of youg professionals. To become a professional and certified crop pilot you will have to pass over 100 practical exercises and successfully pass overall assessment.


Our experienced instructors will make sure each student/pilot gets maximum hands-on experience and knowledge to safely operate most advanced spraying drones.


5 days training to aknowledge everything related to agricultural and spraying drones

📅 22nd – 26th April 2024

⏰ 9am to 5pm CET

📍 Barcelona Drone Center

🇬🇧 Language: English

📃 Competency Certificate

🛌🏼 Accommodation optional

👥 Capacity for 32 people

🏟 Singular venue

🔝 Top Speakers

🔅 Course powered 100% with solar energy


You will learn about:

STS-01 & STS-02 Training

  • UAS regulations
  • Operational procedures
  • Human performance limitations
  • UAS general knowledge
  • Technical and operational risk mitigations

Spraying Drone Practical Training

  • Pre-flight actions
  • In-flight procedures
  • Post-flight actions
  • Emergency/Contingency procedures (ERP)
  • BVLOS operations

Agricultural Mapping course

  • Agricultural mapping theory
  • Choosing optimum drone and mapping parameters
  • DJI Mavic 3/Phantom 4 multispectral mapping workflow
  • Pix4D data processing workflow
  • Spraying mission planning in Pix4D upload to DJI or XAG

Basic Agronomy course

  • Plant and soil types and structure
  • Plant protection products and fertilizers
  • Modern agriculture
  • Use of spraying and mapping drones in agriculture
  • Optimal drone spraying and spreading parameters

Pricing Options

  • Course

  • 1.800+ VAT
    • Access to all sessions
    • Access to an intranet platform with all presentations
    • Optional evening cultural activities

Preferred option
  • Course + Accommodation

  • 2.075+ VAT
    • Access to all sessions
    • Access to an intranet platform with all presentations
    • Optional evening cultural activities
    • 5 nights accommodation (Sunday to Friday)
    • All meals for 5 days: breakfast, lunch, dinner


Alek_kurjans (1)

His mission is to train future drone pilots and to promote the spraying drone application in European countries.

Aleksandrs Kurjans
Crop Pilot School founder

He is an experienced UAS operator and will teach you Standard Scenarios (STS) & Practical Training.

Pol Ayats
Aerospace Engineer

Brought to you by

Crop Pilot school offers a variety of courses to support industry newcomers and guide them through the spraying drone operations start-up process.

The BCN Drone Center is a unique test site surrounded by the best environment and equipped with the best infrastructures to develop UAS operations, testing and training.

What you can do with spraying drones:


  • Spraying:
    • Fertilizers
    • Straw decomposition
    • Pesticides


  • Spreading:
    • Cover crop seeds
    • Catch crop seeds
    • Fertilizers in granules
    • Entomophagues
    • Limacides


  • Spraying:
    • Fertilizers
    • Pesticides
    • Animal repellents


  • Planting new trees


  • Cleaning solar panels


  • Spraying building roofs


  • Transportation


  • Painting greenhouses


  • Street desinfection


  • Anti-malaria treatment of endemic areas

Why Choose Us

Global reputation

200+ courses hosted, 4.000+ people trained from over 100 nationalities. Loads of networking!

Best in Class

We are one of the very few drone centers in the world and the oldest civilian UAS company in Europe.

Experienced Instructors

Aerospace engineers, pilots and consultants with thousands of hours of experience

UAS Test Site

Incomparable venue and facilities. Practical and hands-on training guaranteed.

Establish Lifelong Connections

Classmates today, industry leaders tomorrow.

You will meet other participants from very diverse backgrounds, nationalities & sectors.

Once completed the course, you will have access to our Alumni group that will connect you our all-time students.


  • Europe

  • Americas

  • Asia Africa


  • Academia

  • Industry

  • Administration


  • MSc

  • PhD

  • Other


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Participants’ Nationalities

People from +93 countries have already joined this course

Participants’ Reviews

The average rating score of the course quality by all-time participants is 9.1/10


It’s not all about working. Every evening, you will have optional activities such as wine tasting in a fine winery, visiting a cave, jogging through the woods, discovering old towns, or just relaxing at the hotel’s swimming pool…

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    Take the opportunity to network with decision makers and meet representatives from leading companies in the sector sponsoring the course.


    Transportation from/to BCN Drone Center

    BCN Drone Center can only be reached by private car or taxi. Trying to arrive to the center with public transportation is complex and long… not recommended. Once you confirm your registration we will give you access to our intranet where you can organize car pools for transfers to the BCN Drone Center with other participants.

    Taxi from the airport: 120€, 1 hour.


    For only 220€ + VAT, you will be able to stay at a hotel 5’ away from the BCN Drone Center: Hotel El Toll

    The cost includes 4 nights (Sunday to Thursday) and all meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner)

    Online Platform

    Upon registration, you will have access to the online platform. There you will find all the presentations of the speakers and a fòrum to chat with your fellow participants.

    Work Opportunities

    • The sector is booming, the drone industry is expanding and new job opportunities are constantly being created.
    • We are going to add you to our facebook group. All our alumni are there and they exchange business opportunities.
    • You will have the opportunity to network with the speakers (who are decision makers in the industry), and your fellow participants.

    Request more information

    (+34) 648 042 847