DRONE PILOT TRAINING IN THREE MAJOR CENTRES
Grasslands Centurion, Cape Town & Alberton
UAV Industries is a licensed drone pilot training company; officially known as an Aviation Training Organisation (ATO Number: CAA/1181), certified by the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) for remotely piloted aircraft (RPAS) or drones.
With drone pilot training facilities in Cape Town, Pretoria and Alberton, we have trained over 1000 drone pilots on our Remote Pilot Licence (RPL) Training Course since opening our doors in 2016.
UAV Industries is an authorised provider of the following ratings for your Remote Pilot Licence (RPL), which is one of the requirements to legal drone operations in South Africa.
MULTI – ROTOR
All students undertake the multi-rotor qualification, allowing pilots easy access into the professional world of drones
Longer duration, surveillance type drone missions require fixed-wing airframes. Offering more flight time and distance.
DRONE PILOT TRAINING COURSES
Our number one goal is to provide you with the highest quality of drone pilot training at the most competitive price. For this reason, our drone pilot training courses include a price match promise. We will better any ‘like-for-like’ quote for RPAS training that you receive.
REMOTE PILOT LICENCE (RPL) TRAINING
The Remote Pilot Licence (RPL) training course is one of the key requirements for anyone looking to work as a commercial drone pilot within a company with the correct operational permissions (ROC). The training course is divided into two parts: a full week of classroom training (5 full days) – followed by exams and proficiency tests, as well as further one-on-one practical flight training with an instructor. The practical component can take between 6-8 weeks to complete, depending on your skill level and availability.
BEYOND VISUAL LINE OF SIGHT (BVLOS) TRAINING
UAV Industries is proud to launch South Africa’s first accredited BVLOS Training Course, open to qualified RPAS pilots in possession of a valid Remote Pilot Licence. Spread over ten days, training currently takes place at one of our two authorised flight schools in Cape Town and Johannesburg.
If you do not have your RPL but are interested in doing your BVLOS, we will be able to offer an RPL + BVLOS course bundle at a discounted rate.
INSTRUCTOR PILOT LICENCE (IPL)
Are you looking to take your drone career to the next level? UAV Industries is proud to present our SACAA approved drone instructors course, which will allow individuals with their drone pilot licence (RPL) the opportunity to become a drone instructor.
If you do not yet possess an RPL, we can offer both RPL and IPL in a discounted course bundle that will save you 25% of total course value.
UAV Industries can also provide additional ratings with regards to limitations of operations:
VLOS (Visual Line of Sight): up to 500m away
- Night Ratings
In addition to our drone (RPL) and Instructors course, we are the first flight school to be approved to train Observers, who are essential for flights operating close to buildings, people, public roads and National Key Points.