Online training for drone pilots in English?

Yes we can! Here at Drone Class.

WHY A LICENSE IN EUROPE?

Because new European Regulation (EU) 2019/947 Unmanned Aircraft Systems is effective from 31st December 2020, you need a license to fly drones in the EU, Switzerland, Norway or Iceland.


No sweat. Drone Class will help you. Take the tour below and start your course!

YOUR ONLINE DRONE COURSE AND ONLINE EXAM

IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE

EU DRONE LICENSE

We will help you to get the appropriate license as quickly and easily as possible.  

In a comfy digital learning environment you will learn the basic principles and rules for flying a drone. Get access to various learning modules and learn at your own pace for 30 days. You can learn, practice and rehearse, before taking the final exam.

BEST GROUNDSCHOOL IN THE NETHERLANDS

Effective and comfortable learning

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BEST DIGITAL LEARNING ENVIRONMENT

You are going to learn in an excellent online learning system that helps and supports you.

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FREE EXTRA'S

You are going to receive a free reference book and a discount on various other products.

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93% PASSING RATE

Many participants have succesfully preceded you at Drone Class over the past few years.

WHICH TOPICS ARE BEING TAUGHT?

  • Rules of the Air

    All important rules to follow while flying an UAS.
  • Flight preparation

    What is involved in planning a flight.
  • UAS general knowledge

    Take a look at in the inside and outside of an unmanned aircraft.
  • Meteorology

    Understandings of an actual weather report, called METAR.
  • Privacy and data

    Basics of GDPR (incl. collecting data) applied to drones.
  • Insurance

    What you should pay attention to when taking out liability insurance.
  • Practical knowledge

    Such as battery management and risk assessment.

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DRONE CLASS IS CERTIFIED

We are an official flight school, based in the Netherlands

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National government

Drone Class is a designated entity for providing training and exams.

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Netherlands Vehicle Authority

Drone Class is certified to endorse students after passing exams.

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EASA

Drone Class is training you for the official EU drone license.

WHAT'S THE DEAL?

Drone Class is the most complete trainer to fly your drone safely
Excellent ventilation and protection from the elements

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GET 30 DAYS ACCESS TO OUR ONLINE COURSES

Quick and easy setup

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EXAMS ARE OF COURSE INCLUDED IN THE PRICE

20D Silicone Coated Nylon Ripstop offers UV resistance and superior waterproofness

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ASK QUESTIONS ONLINE TO OUR DRONE EXPERTS

Large door and vestibules

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DOWNLOAD YOUR REFERENCE BOOK FOR FREE

Six interior pockets to organise gear

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RECEIVE A DISCOUNT FOR YOUR UAS INSURANCE

OVERVIEW OF ALL OUR FEATURES

AUDIENCE

Every person who needs an online course in proper English to learn for the exam. You are required to have a drone license in the EU, when flying UAS > 250 grams. 

COSTS

For the online training certificate A1-A3: 99 euros (incl. VAT and exam). For the additional competence certificate A2: 199 euros (incl. VAT, exam and also A1-A3).

REQUIREMENTS

There are no prior knowledge requirements. You also do not have to follow practical training or take practical exam. Our training is very accessible and no-nonsense.

LENGTH

Studying for A1-A3 takes an average of 6 to 10 hours. For A2 this is roughly the same, depending on your prior knowledge and actual learning pace.

EXAM

You can take the online A1-A3 exam yourself. For the online A2 exam you must contact us for an invitation and agree to use Microsoft Teams.

VALID TILL

EU drone licenses expire after five years. You can apply for a license at the RDW in the Netherlands. This costs 11 euros per certificate. You can renew any license.

WHICH DRONE LICENSE DO I NEED?

There are two certificates, see below. If you cannot find the proper solution, use our help.

Online training certificate A1-A3

Mandatory for every drone pilot flying an aircraft from 250 grams in the open category!

Competence certificate A2

Only mandatory for flying in populated areas with weighs between 500 grams and 2 kilos.

Help me decide

GET SOME EXTRAS

You are going to receive many FREE extras with your online training. For example, after completing the training you will receive the free reference book. This contains the most important information from the training in a handy format.


You will also receive a temporary discount of no less than 20% on a practical flying lesson of 60 minutes. This way you are able to learn flying your own drone safely.


One more thing: You will also receive a discount voucher of no less than EUR 20.00 on liability insurance with Flight Deck.

  • Free reference book
  • 20% discount on your flight lesson
  • 20 euro discount on the liability insurance
  • Excellent customer service
  • Outstanding online learning experience

ONE OF OUR CUSTOMERS ABOUT DRONE CLASS


I followed online training. In the beginning I needed some time to get used to this way of learning. Thanks to helpful guidance, knowledge and experience of the trainers, it was doable. Enthusiastic young team of people who love to share their knowledge and experience. Great!

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Arno Hofhuis

Customer from 2020

DON'T WORRY, WE'VE GOT A 93% PASSING RATE

YOUR ONLINE DRONE COURSE AND ONLINE EXAM

IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE

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Free extras

Let's round up

  • Learn at your own pace with your own device
  • Only need-to-know knowledge
  • Online exam
  • Ask questions to our trainers during the training
  • Free reference book to download
  • 20 euro discount on insurance for your UAS

TAKE A LOOK AT ONE OF OUR MODULES

FREE DEMO IN DUTCH

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What does the exam look like?

For A1-A3 you complete 40 multiple choice questions. For the A2 exam, which consists of 30 multiple-choice questions, you can choose from an online exam or with pen and paper on location.

What about a possible resit?

For A1-A3 you can resit infinitely for free within your subscription period. For A2 a resit costs 75 euros (incl. VAT).

Who should I apply for my EU drone license from?

The RDW in the Netherlands. They will arrange a certificate for you (10 euros per certificate).

Do I still have to register myself as a pilot?

This is mandatory for devices from 250 grams or lighter drones with a camera. You register with the RDW. The first application costs 23 euros and 13 euros annually.

Is liability insurance compulsory for my device?

Yes, this is mandatory for consumers and operators!

EXPERTS

The perfect combination of expertise and the art of explaining. Drone Class is a specialized training company in the drone industry. We offer training for companies, municipalities, schools and individuals. Based on our experience in developing courses and training, we have found an ideal mix between online and classroom training. We apply this mix in all our training programs, which are often blended. Sem van Geffen is co-owner of Drone Class and has been working in education for more than 15 years. He has extensive experience in developing and providing training. Both in class and online. Sander Welgraven is also co-owner of Drone Class and former Dutch champion drone racing (2015). He has built many drones himself and still likes to test them. He also provides flying lessons and flies with drone apps. From Duiven (Arnhem, NL) they provide the online training courses in the open category for the Benelux and Germany.

YOUR ONLINE DRONE COURSE AND ONLINE EXAM

IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE