This course is an ICAO Training Package (ITP), developed by ICAO and JAA Training Organisation (JAA TO), using the competency-based training methodology (Doc 9941).
This ITP is based on ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs) in Annex 1 (Personnel Licencing) to the Chicago Convention, including Amendment 175 (i.e. Remote Pilot Licence – RPL), applicable from November 2022.
The course also covers common European rules (i.e. Regulation 2019/947) supplementing the ICAO provisions for Remote Pilots (RP) for domestic operations (i.e. Urban Air Mobility with VTOLs) as well as for the competence of RPs in the open and specific category.
This course is the first ICAO ITP in the field of UAS. It will enable participants to apply the envisaged European Regulations concerning licensing of RP, based on Amendment 175 to ICAO Annex 1 and Amendment 6 to the 2nd edition of ICAO PANS-TRG (Doc. 9868).
3 modules distributed over 3 consecutive days, including a group exercise and learning confirmation at the end of each module.
The topics covered by the course comprise:
This ITP will provide policy advisors and inspectors from authorities, as well as managers, RP instructors, RP examiners and other senior personnel from industry with the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes to apply the regulations of the European Union for the competence of remote pilots in accordance with ICAO SARPS (Amendment 175 to Annex 1).
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Aviation professionals, inspectors of CAAs, notified bodies or qualified entities, UAS operators, managers of UAS training organisations, instructors and examiners for RPs feeling the need to receive essential information on the competence of RPs.
The target group includes:
3-days instructor-led virtual delivery course.