🇪🇺 EU Drone Pilot Training
Specific Category – Level 3 & 4

13th – 15th (Level 3) and 16th – 17th (Level 4) of June 2022

 

 Level 3 training will allow you to get the official certificates to be able to fly drones (from C0 to C6) in Open (A1, A2, A3) & Specific (STS1, STS2) categories in all EU member states.

 

Level 4 training will allow you to get the training to fly under Operational Authorisations in Specific category.

 

The course includes Multirotor + Fixed-wing + VTOL + Radiophonist training

 

COVID-19 NOTICE: All trainings will be hosted with the maximum protection measures. BCN Drone Center will provide masks and antiseptic gel.

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Become an Official EU Drone Pilot

📅  Level 3: 13 – 15th of June 2022 (Monday to Wednesday)

📅  Level 4: 16 – 17th of June 2022 (Thursday to Friday)

⏰  9am to 5pm CET

📍 Blended Format: Barcelona Drone Center + Online Intranet

🇬🇧  Language: English (also offered in Spanish)

📃  Prepare the Official Certificate to operate in all EU member states

🏔  Scenarios: Open (A1, A2, A3), Specific (STS1, STS2 and Operational Authorisation)

🚁  Drone Categories: C0, C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C6

⌚️ Validity: 5 years

👥  Capacity for 20 people

🏟  Inside an official Drone Center with segregated airspace

🔝 Instructors: Aerospace Engineers & Professional Pilots

👩‍💼 Personalised Assessment: 1 hour consultancy with our experts

🛌🏼  Accommodation optional

Multirotor, Fixed-wing, VTOL & Radiophonist Certifications

The following training modules are available:

MANDATORY

EU DRONE PILOT

Theoretical knowledge. Drone pilot knowledge to fly Level 3 drones in Standard Scenarios STS1 & STS2

950€ + VAT

INCLUDED

RADIOPHONIST

Practical knowledge. Learn how to fly in controlled airspace & communicate with ATC

0€

INCLUDED

STANDARD SCENARIOS (STS)

Practical knowledge. Learn how to operate multirrotors, fixed-wings and VTOLs in Standard Scenarios

0€

INCLUDED

1H CONSULTANCY

Personalised assessment. Our experts will help you obtain the certificates, register as operator, etc.

0€

OPTIONAL

LEVEL 4: FUEL POWER-PLANT

Practical knowledge. Learn all necessary knowledge to operate fuel powered UAS

450€

OPTIONAL

LEVEL 4: DELIVERY

Practical knowledge. Learn all operational procedures related to delivery applications

450€

OPTIONAL

LEVEL 4: AUTONOMOUS BVLOS

Practical knowledge. Learn how to set-up a BVLOS mission with a fully autonomous drone

350€

OPTIONAL

LEVEL 4: FLIGHT OVER 120 m

Theoretical knowledge. Learn everything you must know to fly your drone over 120 m

150€

Pricing

EU Drone Pilot - Specific Category (Level 3)

Level 4 - Fuel Power-Plant

Level 4 - Delivery

Level 4 - Autonomous BVLOS

Level 4 - Flight over 120m

Full board Accommodation (Level 3, 3 days)

Full board Accommodation (Level 3 + 4, 5 days)

950

+ VAT

Program

The training has a blended format which consists in:

  • 20h online (study at your own pace)
  • 18h in-person classes (see below tentative schedule)

Thanks to the blended format, register to start today acquiring all certificates to legally operate in the EU.

The in-person training in Barcelona is tailored-made to maximise your flight time and focus on the drone operation, allowing you to get the practical certificate for STS.

8:30 - 9:00
9:00 - 10:00
10:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 12:00
12:00 - 13:00
13:00 - 15:00
15:00 - 16:00
16:00 - 17:00
17:00 - 19:00
Monday

8:30 - 9:00

Coffe/Reception

9:00 - 10:00

Welcome

10:00 - 11:00

Instruction to flight

11:00 - 12:00

Operational Procedures

12:00 - 13:00

Standard Scenarios

13:00 - 15:00

Lunch

15:00 - 16:00

Flight Practice

16:00 - 17:00

Flight Practice

18:00 - 19:00

Optional cultural activity: Caves Visit
Tuesday

8:30 - 9:00

Coffe/Reception

9:00 - 10:00

Flight Operations Practice

10:00 - 11:00

Flight Operations Practice

11:00 - 12:00

Maintenance Training

12:00 - 13:00

Radiophonist Training

13:00 - 15:00

Lunch

15:00 - 16:00

Flight Practice

16:00 - 17:00

Flight Practice

18:00 - 19:00

Optional cultural activity: Visit the town of Vic
Wednesday

8:30 - 9:00

Coffee / Reception

9:00 - 10:00

Flight Operations Practice

10:00 - 11:00

Flight Operations Practice

11:00 - 12:00

Flight Operations Practice

12:00 - 13:00

Flight Operations Practice

13:00 - 15:00

Lunch

15:00 - 16:00

Level 3 Evaluations

16:00 - 17:00

Radiophonist Evaluations

18:00 - 19:00

Optional activity: Flight
Thursday

8:30 - 9:00

Coffee / Reception

9:00 - 10:00

Level 4 Module

10:00 - 11:00

Level 4 Module

11:00 - 12:00

Level 4 Module

12:00 - 13:00

Level 4 Module

13:00 - 15:00

Lunch

15:00 - 16:00

Level 4 Module

16:00 - 17:00

Level 4 Module

18:00 - 19:00

Optional activity: Hiking
Friday

8:30 - 9:00

Coffee / Reception

9:00 - 10:00

Level 4 Module

10:00 - 11:00

Level 4 Module

11:00 - 12:00

Level 4 Module

12:00 - 13:00

Level 4 Module

13:00 - 15:00

Lunch

15:00 - 16:00

16:00 - 17:00

18:00 - 19:00

Syllabus

The training includes all the following topics:

Drone Operation

Flight practice

Operational Procedures

Radiophonist training

Air Navigation

Aeronautical Meteorology

Communications

Human Factors

Drone Technology

Drone General Knowledge

Drone Performances

Autopilot Flight Planning

Drone Maintenance

Payload

Drone Environment

Drone Legislation

Standard Scenarios

Safety Study (SORA Methodology)

Airspace Knowledge

Air Navigation

U-Space & UTM

Why Choose Us

Global reputation

100+ courses hosted, 3.000+ people trained from 93 nationalities. Loads of networking!

Best in Class

We are 1 of only 10 drone centers in the world and the oldest civilian drone company in Europe.

Experienced Instructors

Aerospace engineers & pilots with thousands of hours of experience.

UAS Test Site

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

Experienced UAS Instructors

These instructors have trained hundreds of participants

jordi

He will teach you sensor integration, and will be supervising your flights with fixed-wing aircrafts.

Jordi Santacana
Ultralight & Drone Pilot
Jo

He will teach you flight planning, payload & performance sessions.

Jordi Salvador
Aerospace Engineer
Aerospace Engineer
Aeronautical Instructor

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 with our all-time students.

Continent

  • Europe

  • Americas

  • Asia Africa

Sector

  • Academia

  • Industry

  • Administration

Background

  • MSc

  • PhD

  • Other

Age

  • 25 35

  • 35 45

  • 45 65

Participants’ Nationalities

People from 90+ countries have already joined this course

Official Training

We are an official registered training organization by EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency)

We are registered drone operators by EASA

We are registered drone manufacturers by AESA (Spanish CAA)

We are partners with the Certified School ULM-0077 (for the radiophonist training)

All practical training is conducted inside an officially segregated airspace of 50Km2

AESA

Participants’ Opinions

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

Experience

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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    Certificate

    Upon conclusion of the training, you will be able obtain 6 certificates:

    • Theoretical certificate from AESA (or the CAA you choose) for:
      • A1/A3 Open Category
      • A2 Open Category
      • STS Theoretical Certificate
    • STS Practical certificate issued by BCN Drone Center
    • Radiophonist certificate issued by BCN Drone Center through ATO

    With these official certificates you will be able to fly drones (from C0 to C6) in Open (A1, A2, A3) & Specific scenarios (STS1, STS2) in all EU member states.

    Online Platform

    Upon registration, you will have access to the online platform. There you will find all the required material to start your training and prepare for your drone pilot certificates.

    Personalised Assessment

    Included with every course registration, there is included 1 h Consultancy with our experts teams.

    It can be used at convenience for any specific participant requirements, for example:

    • Getting help in pilot or operator registration.
    • Expanding any of the topics included in the course.
    • Getting a custom session of a desired topic.
    • Getting assessment about a drone application or business opportunity.

    Level 4 Training

    Level 4 modules are an optional add-on not included with the base training. They aimed for those pilots that will need to focus on specific operational scenarios in the specific category.

    Level 4 syllabus is based on the recommendations of AESA (Spanish National Aviation Authority) to fulfil the training requirements for Operational Authorisations under EASA legislation.

    Level 4 modules practical part is split between Thursday and Friday. Participants taking also that part may wish to extend the 3 day accommodation to 5 days to cover all training week.

    Accommodation

    For only 165€ + 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 Wednesday) and all meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner)

    The vast majority of participants stay there, and all optional evening activities start from there as well. It is highly recommended.

    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: 140€, 1 hour.

    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.

    COVID-19 Cancellations

    Cancellation for in-person training due to justified travel restrictions can be made at any moment until 7 days before the start of the course.

    Sponsorship

    The center does not offer any kind of sponsorships, each person has to look for it on their own.

    PRE-REGISTRATION