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Get certified with UAV Training Australia, a CASA approved training organisation

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Introduction to Drones

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CASA Initial UAV Licensing (RePL)

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CASA Pilot Conversion Course (RePL Conversion)

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Sub 25kg Multirotor Licensing (RePL Sub 25kg)

This course enables Remote Pilot License (RePL) professionals to learn the...find out more

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Night VFR RPAS Training (NVFR)

This specialist course is open to RePL holders at all levels and opens up the...find out more

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Training Programs for High Schools

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At UAV Training Australia we like to give back to those who serve our country. That’s why we offer discounts to anyone with a Veteran Card. Talk to us today to find out more!


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We understand it can be confusing and our training team are ready to assist!

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Thanks to UAV Training Australia I have just secured a full time position with Ultramag Geophysics as a Matrice 600 operator!

I’m looking forward to the hours and the experience that I will continue to gain with the M600 and payload out in the bush.

The two practical days were really enjoyable and very informative, I learned a lot and gained some great skills and additional confidence.

Thanks for your hard work putting together the practical component of the course for us!!

The trainers Michael and Wayne were professional and polite from 1st phone call to the end of the course.  I would DEFINITELY recommend UAV Training Australia to ANYONE looking to get their RePL and AROC.

I just finished my Remote Pilots Course and the instructors were the most professional and knowledgeable instructors I have had the pleasure to be instructed by in many years. Theory was so informative and their flying of UAV’s was amazing, skill that would be unchallenged.

Thank you for dedication towards my tuition. Best course ever, I learnt heaps! 

A great crew to learn from, excellent experience learning about the industry & gaining a licence!


The future of Drones.  Take your career to new heights!

The UAV industry is growing and expanding further into more industries such as Shipping and Delivery, Search and Rescue, and Agriculture just to name a few. Download our FREE guide to find out more about how you can be a part of this exploding industry or upskill further to expand your Drone career potential!



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Government funding assistance available!

Did you know there is government funding available to assist you to develop your skills and knowledge? In Queensland the Certificate III in Aviation – Remote Pilot (Visual Line of Sight) is potentially subsidised under the Certificate III Guarantee program and our sister organisation, Specialised Career Solutions Australia (RTO 32292), is able to offer this program.

Other states may also have funding we can access so if you or your organisation is interested in the potential for government funded training please contact us for more information.


Drone Licencing FAQ’s

If you only fly your drone for private or recreational purposes, you can do so without a Remote Pilot Licence (RePL). If you intend however to fly your drone commercially or for work purposes, there are extra rules you must follow. You will need a RePL or fly in the Excluded Category (sub-2 kilogram or Private Landholder). Regardless of the category, you must always operate your drone safely and adhere to the Standard Operating Conditions (SOCs) mandated by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA)

If you intend to fly your drone for or at work (commercially), there are extra rules you must follow. You will need a remote pilot licence (RePL) or fly in the excluded category (sub-2 kilogram or private landholder)

Recreational Pilots
You have bought a drone such as a Phantom 4 or a Mavic Pro and you are looking to get in on some of those amazing photos and videos getting around Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram. You fly for fun and enjoyment, but not for payment. There is no requirement to hold a RePL, but it is a good idea to undertake some introductory training that covers all the basics to operate your drone safely and legally. UAV Training Australia offers a 1-day Introduction to Drone Flying Course

Commercial Pilots (Uncertified)
It is possible to fly for money in Australia with a drone that weighs under 2kg (e.g.  a DJI Phantom or Mavic). This requires registering with CASA but requires no specific training or application costs. These operations are regarded as the excluded category

Excluded category operations are restricted to CASA’s Standard Operating Conditions (SOCs) and this does reduce what kind of commercial operations can be performed. It is also more difficult to attain public liability insurance without a licence or certificate. You must also notify CASA of your planned operations

Commercial Pilots (Certified)
To operate commercially with heavier drones (>2kg) and to gain permission for operations in conditions such as night flying, operating near controlled airports, or flying in closer proximity to persons, a pilot must hold a Remote Pilots Licence (RePL) and fly under a Remote Operator’s

Certificate (ReOC)

A licenced Remote Pilot may be employed by a business holding a Remote Operator’s Certificate (ReOC) or to apply for their own ReOC and operate as an individual or sole-trader

To become a commercial Drone Pilot and operate aircraft outside of the Excluded Category, you will need to successfully complete a Remote Pilots licence. UAV Training Australia offer a 5-day CASA Drone Certification Initial RePL Training course (covering both theory and practical flight components) or 2 day RePL Drone Licence CASA Pilot Conversion Course for those that already hold an acceptable CASA licence (eg. Flight crew licence)

There is no mandated requirement for any previous level of education prior to undertaking training for your RePL. You will however need to complete theoretical competencies on Remote Pilot Aircraft (RPA) law, RPA systems, meteorology, navigation, human factors, operational flight planning, aeronautical radio, aviation English along with other modules required by CASA to meet the RPA licencing requirements

Industries are now beginning to adopt the use of drones in their standard practices and are finding that the information and data that a drone can produce is creating more details accurate and more efficient results so corporations are now looking for people with drone experience. Small and private businesses are also now growing in the area as people start their own businesses or find a new service that they can offer that goes above and beyond the current market.

It really is up to you and how prepared you are to enter such a new and emerging industry.  As an organisation we have taken on several staff who have completed their studies with us and we have a list of on-call casual pilots available when operational jobs come up with our sister company Advanced Aerial Solutions.