Drone operation qualification

Target applicants

This course mainly targets drone users but, since our alliance focuses on safety, we will teach safety management and operation technics necessary for flight safety even for who is flying drone as a hobby.

Course curriculum

Schedule Content
First day


6 hours
(classroom learning)
(1) Drone flight regulations
(2) Flight safety
① Flight rules (forbidden flight areas and flight method)
② Weather
③ Unmanned aircraft safety functions (fail-safe function etc.)
④ Daily inspection parts according to operation manual
⑤ Automatic control system mechanism and daily inspection parts according to operation manual
(only when such system is equipped)
⑥ System necessary for unmanned aircraft flight safety
⑦ Additional basics depending on flight directions
Second day 5 hours
(1) Pre-flight check
① Surroundings safety (third person, and weather conditions such as wind speed and direction)
② Fuel and battery level
③ Communication and propulsion system
④ Drone and transmitter
(2) Basics (using GPS then without GPS)
① Takeoff and landing
Takeoff from a position 3 m far from the operator and flying up 3 m then landing within the specified range
② Hovering
Be able to hover 30 seconds at eye-level altitude within the specified range (radius 1 m)
③ Flying forward/back, left/right
Fly to the forward and back landing points 20 m far from the specified takeoff point and be able to make a stable landing for 5 times continuously
④ Flying horizontally
Be able to fly stably to the specified points at the same altitude for 5 times continuously
Third day 5 hours
(3) The ability to control drone according to flight directions
① Flying drone front facing the operator
Be able to fly forward/back, left/right, and horizontally
② Flight combination
Be able to fly stably up/down and horizontally at a distance of 10 m from the operator for 5 times continuously
③ “figure 8” pattern flight
Be able to fly stably drawing 8 for 5 times continuously


Basics DID (densely inhabited distracts) Below 30 m from people/buildings BVLOS
Night flight Hazardous materials transportation Dropping items


Written and practical tests


180,000 yen per person (tax not included)
※ There is a discount for groups more than two. Inquire for more details.
※ The above-mentioned fee includes textbook price and drone/tablet rental fee during the course.