Competency and Licensing of UAS Remote Pilots (European Categories): Virtual Classroom

Competency and Licensing of UAS Remote Pilots (European Categories): Virtual Classroom

Member-ICAO Course


This ITP will provide Policy Advisors and Inspectors from Authorities, as well as Managers, Remote Pilot Instructors, Remote Pilot Examiners and other senior personnel from the industry, with the necessary competencies to apply the regulations of the European Union for competence of remote pilots in accordance with ICAO Annex 1, International Remote Pilot License, RPL.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Transpose the SARPs in Annex 1, concerning the international Remote Pilot License (RPL);
  • Apply competency based on CBTA training, into regulations applicable in the States;
  • Apply the EASA provisions on competence of personnel for UAS operations; and
  • Implement the competency-based training and assessment process for training of remote pilots in all categories of UAS operations, including accreditation of organizations and examiners.


  • Module 0: Introduction
  • Module 1: Develop rules and AMCs for competencies of Remote Pilots
  • Module 2: Prepare to ICAO and EASA audits and inspections
  • Module 3: Accredit organizations and instructors/examiners for training of remote pilots

Primary Target Population

  • Policy advisors on transport and civil aviation
  • Inspectors from competent civil aviation authorities and qualified entities (in particular those involved in flight standards)
  • Managers of quality, safety, training or operations of UAS or RPAS
  • RPAS instructors, RPL examiners and competence assessors

Entry Requirements

  • Good command of English language;
  • University graduation (bachelor), or 3 years of experience in traditional aviation, or 1 year of experience on drones; and
  • Basic knowledge of aeronautical airspace structures
  • Passed the asynchronous online STP course UAS-INI.

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Upcoming Sessions

Dates Location Host Fee
18 - 20 Sep, 2024
UTC+01:00 (Amsterdam) time zone
1,800.00 EUR
3 - 5 Dec, 2024
UTC+01:00 (Amsterdam) time zone
1,800.00 EUR
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Course Info
Language: English
Delivery Mode: Instructor-led (Virtual)
Duration: 3 Days / 18 Hours
Level: Technical