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Dates for our next 4 day live-online course:  

NOTE: We are not currently conducting Public Ground Schools. Please view our Corporate and Private Training for Ground School Training options.

Price: N/A - see our Corporate and Private Training

Booking: Contact us to secure your seat.


Advanced Operations sRPAS Ground School

Advanced Drone Services is a Drone School listed with Transport Canada. Our 4 day course is designed to meet and exceed Transport Canada’s RPAS Pilot Knowledge Requirements (TP 15263) this training covers the knowledge required to conduct Advanced Flight Operations with small RPAS in Canada.


Upon completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Describe the regulatory requirements to conduct legal RPAS operations in Canada

  • Critically assess the factors that have the potential to introduce risk to RPAS operations and describe how they would mitigate those identified risks

  • Access and analyze aeronautical charts and flight publications for the purposes of conducting site-survey, ATC coordination, property permission, and pre-flight activities

  • Retrieve weather and NOTAM information and assess the impact on flight operations

  • Assess the airworthiness of their aircraft prior to and during a flight operation.

  • Conduct radio operations on frequencies designated for Aeronautical applications in Canada.


Upon successful completion, students will be able to confidently challenge the online Transport Canada Certification Exam and in-person Flight Review. In addition, the students will receive their Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Restricted Radio Operator Certificate with an Aeronautical qualification (ROC-A).


NOTE: Due to COVID, scheduling of the ROC-A testing and ID verification will be established via a one-on-one, 2-way video communication at a time convenient for both parties pursuant to the Advanced Operations training. 


  • Introduction

  • Regulations

  • Systems

  • Navigation

  • Human Factors

  • Meteorology

  • Theory of Flight

  • ROC-A

  • Flight Operations

Booking Policies, Terms and Conditions:


  • Refunds available for cancellation with a minimum of 24 hours prior to the start date and time of the course

  • No refunds for cancellations less than 24 hours prior to the start date and time of the course

  • No partial refunds for days missed during the 4 Day Advanced Operations Training / Ground School

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