RPAS Ground School and Flight Review

Enroll in our information-packed in-person RPAS Ground School to learn about the new regulations governing drone flights in Canada (effective June 1, 2019) and to prepare for your Basic or Advanced Small RPAS (sRPAS) Exam required for your drone pilot licence!

Our RPAS Ground School is Transport Canada-compliant and will cover all subject areas that are listed in Article TP15263 “Knowledge Requirements for Pilots of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems 250 g up to and including 25 kg, Operating within Visual Line-of-Sight (VLOS)”.

Knowledge areas include:

  • Air Law, Air Traffic Rules and Procedures
  • RPAS Airframe, Power Plants, Propulsion and Systems
  • Human Factors
  • Meteorology
  • Navigation
  • Flight Operations
  • Theory of Flight
  • Radiotelephony


RPAS Ground School at Roverwiz is scheduled at least once a month on four weekdays for Advanced Operations (4 x 5 hours) and at least twice a month on a Saturday and a Sunday for Basic Operations (9+5 hours).

For actual scheduled dates and for registration, please visit our Calendar page and our Eventbrite page.

Duration and Cost:

14 hours for Basic Operations ($299+HST).

20 hours for Advanced Operations ($449+HST).

Join us at our RPAS Ground School and we will help you learn about the new drone pilot requirements. Attendance of RPAS Ground School is highly recommended by Transport Canada before attempting either the Basic or Advanced sRPAS Exam.

Flight Reviews for sRPAS Advanced Operations Certificate can be scheduled on demand after passing the Advanced sRPAS Exam. Flight reviews are conducted one-on-one on a Saturday or a Sunday. The duration is 1 hour and the cost is $199+HST.