This course equips students with the necessary knowledge and skills to seek employment in a wide variety of Unmanned Aircraft Systems related fields, including professional UAS pilots, sensor operators, project managers and field technicians. This field has seemingly limitless potential. Also known as RPAS, UAV, UAS, Drone, EVTOL, etc.
Freelance drone pilots interested in working in the burgeoning and lucrative new industry of drone piloting. Drone pilots utilising a drone for commercial use or if you earn remuneration directly or indirectly from flying a drone is required to have a drone licence. You will need to operate under a ROC (Operating certificate) in accordance with SACAA CARs Part 101
RPL – consists of classroom and practical instruction necessary for graduates to become an Unmanned Aircraft Systems pilot. There are different categories of licenses – VLOS BVLOS etc depending on the type/size of equipment and environment operated in.
Commercial drone pilots serve industries like emergency services, insurance, agriculture, and media, making the work high in variety and potential profit
According to latest statistics companies across myriad industries will spend over $16 billion on drones and drone services and catalyze the drone service market to create 100,000 new jobs by 2025