Become A Certified Pilot
With Switzerland’s Leading Experts in Unmaned Aviation
droneLIONS | Advanced Professional UAV Pilot Certification & Mentoring Since 2009
Why droneLIONS take drone pilots to the next level
We enable your Drone business
Participate in a $22B per annum sector
Learn how to unlock the potential of your market
Our satisfied customers
A Holistic Approach To Drones & Business
Hand-holding From UAV Flight Mastery To Earning Money In The Drone Industry
Start your Journey to become a UAV Pro: take droneLIONS Theory Exam from 129 EUR
With us anyone can take the theory test and obtain the Practical Certificate of Competence.
The drone workshop with theory and practice was a lot of fun. With Nico, I had a very competent person by my side and in practice I felt safe and in good hands because it is not that easy. Therefore, the course is always recommended.
Join our Certification Program
ONLINEProof of knowledge preparation and examination
- Duration: approx. 10 hours
- Online proof of knowledge examination according to §21d LuftVO – 60min for 60 questions (value 129 €)
- Interactive eLearning and 3×2 hours of online training on exam-related topics (worth € 97)
- LIVE webinar on all exam topics: aviation law & air space regulation, meteorology, flight operations and navigation (value 297 €)
- The exam is passed if at least 75% has been achieved in each main category
- 30 minutes one-on-one interview with the examiner (worth € 67)
- 3 months membership in the droneLIONS Academy
FLY SAFELYwith the practical certificate of proficiency (theory and practice)
- Duration: 1 day – 25 participants
- Intensive online exam preparation for the theoretical proof of knowledge according to §21d LuftVO (value 399 €)
- Flight practice test after a recognized skill test on the second day (value 297 €)
- Incl. 2x 30min practical training for preparation (value 197 €)
- Exercise folder with all relevant content for the theory and practice test
- 30 minutes one-on-one interview with the examiner
- 6 months membership in the droneLIONS Academy
ExamIntensive exam preparation including exam
- Duration: 2 days – 10 participants
- Target group: Interested parties who have hardly any prior knowledge of application, flight operations and navigation and who want to fly commercially or over 2kg
- Intensive exam preparation in the full-day, personal drone workshop
- Individual practical course with preparation and examination
- No own drone and no preparation required
- Liability insurance incl.
- Full board on both days
- 1-Year membership in the droneLIONS Academy
You need this for the knowledge verification test according to §21d LuftVO by nicopter GmbH (001Z) as the operating site of the recognized body DE.AST.001
Police clearance certificate in the original (not older than 6 months)
Declaration about existing investigative procedures, waiver of claims for compensation for any damage and consent to the storage of the data
Valid identity card or passport (original included)
Permission from legal guardians if the age at the time of the examination is between 16-18 years
By the way: For pilots who also need practical training, we also offer a complete package of theoretical and practical training ( FLYING SAFELY ) together with intensive test preparation and examination.
Why Become An Expert Drone Operator
Get an early start in one of the fastest developing industries today.
Business Value on the Rise: The appreciation and need for drone technologies is consistently growing, as are their benefits for a ever-increasing number of key verticals and sectors. Business leaders are recognizing the benefits of UAVs and related applications for their ubiquitous nature, capabilities, content, and efficiency.
Its no surprise that user needs shift continously as a result of the innovative mindsets that identify new areas of engagement and demand. Consequently, support requirements for third-party providers is rising as organizations look for capable partners possessing a wider range of solutions, from certified drone pilots to data analytics, IT expertise, software, and cybersecurity skills.
Drone Lions certification programs and mentoring plans aim to help UAV enthusiasts, aspiring pilots and professionals improve their knowledge of this fast developing sector and especially assist them in acquiring a place and building themselves a future in this exciting sector.