NTSU DRONE ACADEMY

Through our CAA accredited training centre, Ntsu Drone Academy accreditation no. SACAA/1553ATO, we offer Drone Pilot Training (RPC), Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS), UAS Maintenance Technician training (UASMT), UAS Fixed Wing Rating (UASFW) and Instructor Rating.

OUR SCHEDULED TRAINING DATES

We offer RPAS Pilot Certificate training (RPC), Beyond Visual Line Of Sight (BVLOS) and UAS Maintenance Technician training (UASMT).

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2024 UAS SCHEDULE
UAS PILOT CERTIFICATE

13 MAY

UAS BVLOS

20 MAY

UAS MAINTENANCE LICENSE

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TRAINING DATES

OUR COURSES

REMOTE PILOT CERTIFICATE (RPC)

A pilot license required for entrepreneurs and drone business start-ups. The RPC license is issued by the South African Civil Aviation Authority

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BEYOND VISUAL LINE OF SIGHT (BVLOS)

A BVLOS operation is one in which the remote pilot cannot maintain direct unaided visual contact with the Unmanned Aircraft Vehicle (UAV) to manage its flight and to meet separation and collision avoidance responsibilities visually.

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UAS MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN (UASMT)

Fundamentals of drone maintenance principles, concepts and hands-on experience necessary to obtain the UASMT license from the South African Civil Aviation Authority.

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UAS FIXED WING RATING

Successful completion of the SACAA approved UAS fixed wing course allows a Remote pilot to safely fly and pilot a UAS Fixed wing aircraft.

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UAS INSTRUCTOR RATING

Allows a Remote Pilot Certificate (RPC) holder to further their aviation knowledge, Skills and experience by training other student remote pilots at an approved aviation training organization.

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UAS TRAINING SCHEDULE

We offer Remote Pilot Certificate training (RPC), Beyond Visual Line Of Sight (BVLOS) and UAS Maintenance Technician training (UASMT).

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OUR SOLUTIONS

ASSIST WITH SACAA APPROVED ACCREDITATION

provides specialized services to emerging and established Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) operators and industry.

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PURCHASE YOUR DRONES

We are the proud official resellers of DJI and MMC industrial drones products in South Africa and SADC as a whole.

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MANAGE YOUR DRONE OPERATIONS

Simplify your drone operations, safety management, and compliance though DroneLogbook's comprehensive management platform.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How to obtain a RPC?

The RPC is Remote Pilot License obtainable from an approved training school by the Civil Aviation Authority. You can find a list of approved training schools on CAA website. Ntsu Drone Academy is our sister company accredited by the CAA to offer RPC training.

What is Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS)?

Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS), then, refers to operations where the person or people responsible for operating the drone can't physically see it during some or all of its flight.

What does RMT mean and job description?

RMT stands for RPAS Maintenance Technician and are required to maintain and service drones.

Do I receive credit if I already have PPL or CPL license?

Yes. Check our brochure courses for additional information.

How long does it take to obtain a license?

On average RPC: 1 month, BVLOS: 5 Days and RMT: 16 Hours.

Is Ntsu Drone Academy accredited by SACAA?

Ntsu Drone Academy is a fully SACAA accredited training centre (accreditation no. SACAA/1553ATO), offering drone pilot training (RPC), beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) and maintenance technician training (RMT).