Basic RPAS

Course Overview

Are you looking to get started flying drones? Whether you are operating commercially or just flying for fun, let us start you off on the right foot. The basic license allows you to fly in low risk areas. On the map below you can fly anywhere there is not a red polygon with a basic license.

Map of controlled airspace

Worried that a single day might be too much, too fast? Don’t worry, every student receives an information package along with sample questions. We set you up with all the information and tools you need to be successful in passing your Transport Canada small Basic RPAS exam.

This Course Contains

Eight hours of in class education based on Transport Canada’s guidelines
Take home study material to support you even after you finish the class
Sample test questions and answers

What you will learn:

The basic course prepares an RPAS pilot to pass small basic online exam from Transport Canada. You will learn the basics of theory of flight, mission planning, meteorology, human factors, drone hardware and of course, RPAS rules and regulations.

Looking for more information for the basic study review guide? Find out more!

Prerequisites: None.

Note: Pilots wishing to receive their Basic Operations RPAS Certificate from Transport Canada must be at least 14 years of age and complete the online exam.

Cost: $129.00 + HST

Cancellation Policy: We require 14 days cancellation notice prior to your scheduled arrival. A transfer to another class is permitted. Otherwise, no refund will be issued.


2022 Course Dates: Classes are held for one full day from 8:30am-5pm. Please contact Sarah Spry if you have questions about the course.

  • July 9th, 8:30am – 5pm
  • October 8th, 8:30am – 5pm