Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) course
About the course
The NATS Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) course (UK Module), is designed to instruct operators to a level which will satisfy the safety and operational requirements outlined by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). The course is available to individuals, small companies and large organisations. Successful course completion facilitates NATS recommendation to the regulator in order to obtain CAA Permissions/Exemptions for aerial work. Course instruction is provided by Air Traffic Control (ATC) professionals with comprehensive operational RPAS experience, and is designed to facilitate a ‘tailored’ training approach. This enables NATS to satisfy the knowledge requirements of novices and experts alike.
This course covers many topics, including;
- Aviation law
- Meteorological studies
- Navigation Studies
- The principles of flight
- RPAS best practices
- Human Factors
Successful course completion will involve;
- Passing the NATS RPAS Course theory examination
- Passing the NATS RPAS flying assessment
- Operations Manual/Operating Safety Case (OSC) review
Alongside proving your knowledge and airmanship capabilities, you will be required to create and maintain an Operating Manual/OSC. This will be covered in greater depth during the course, and is a vital step towards obtaining CAA Permissions/exemptions.
We are dedicated towards ensuring that you obtain the knowledge and confidence that you will be operating RPAS safely and proficiently in the future.