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A2 EU remote pilot certificate online course and online exam

In 3 webinars in (3x2h) 6 hours with live chat support you will learn everything for the exam. After attending the webinars, you can register for the online exam. We offer these flexibly at least 5 times a week. You will receive access to the calendar immediately after booking and receipt of payment and can choose your webinar dates from our weekly schedule for the online courses.



The new EU drone regulation has been in force in the EU member states since December 31, 2020. The new regulation also introduced new EU drone driving licenses, which are mandatory for the operation of most drones. With the A2 EU remote pilot’s certificate, for example, in the permit-free open category in urban areas with drones up to 4 kg take-off weight in slow flight mode with max. 10.8 km/h to within 5 m of uninvolved persons. Target group: Career changers, beginners, interested drone buyers, drone owners, advanced pilots with first flight experience

Training content for obtaining the A2 EU remote pilot certificate and preparation process

In three webinars with live chat support, we will prepare you step by step for the theory exam. The modules take place independently of each other. Due to the high demand, we offer all modules 4 times a week. In this way, all open questions can be clarified in a small circle. This means that you can either attend all 3 modules in one day, or spread them flexibly over several days. The content is the same in each case, so you have all the freedom to learn the material parallel to your everyday work. In addition, you will also receive the training documents as a PDF by e-mail before each module and after each module you will have the opportunity to watch the recording for 99 days until you have passed your exam.

Module 1: Technical and operational reduction of risks on the ground (duration: approx. 2 hours)

  • Functions in slow flight mode
  • Assessment of the distance to people
  • The 1:1 Rule


Module 2: Flight performance (duration: approx. 2 hours)

  • Typical operating range of unmanned aircraft in the rotary wing, fixed wing and hybrid configuration categories
  • Mass and balance, center of gravity


Module 3: Meteorology (duration: approx. 2 hours)

  • Weather influences on the operation of an unmanned aircraft
  • Obtaining weather forecasts

You will also receive guidance on how to declare practical eligibility according to AMC2 UAS. OPEN.030(2)(b). This is followed by the theoretical A2 online exam in accordance with EU Regulation 2019/947. The A2 EU Remote Pilot Certificate is valid throughout Europe for 5 years.

Our weekly calendar for the online courses

Weekly schedule without remote practice

Requirements for participation in the EU remote pilot’s certificate exam

  • Valid identity card or passport (original, for identification)
  • 16 years of age at the day of the exam
  • Declaration of existing investigative procedures and storage of data, waiver of claims for compensation of any damage (form provided by us)
  • A1/A3 EU Certificate of Competence (can be done in advance here (LINK))
  • Practical self-declaration according to EU requirements (form will be provided by us)

After registering, you will receive a separate link for the forms mentioned, which you can use to download and sign the documents. We will also send you our course calendar, in which you can freely choose your 3x online course modules.

Procedure of the online exam

After attending the webinars, you can register for the online exam. We offer these flexibly several times a week. The exam comprises a total of 32 multiple-choice questions on the above three subject areas and lasts 40 minutes. To pass the exam, a total of 75% of the three subject areas must be answered correctly. The result of the examination will be communicated immediately after the examination. If you fail the exam, it can be repeated after 5 working days at the earliest. The A2 EU remote pilot’s certificate is valid for 5 years across Europe.

Feedback from our customers after passing the online exam:

Your Training and Coaching Team

We, Anna and Nico from droneLIONS Academy (a brand of nicopter GmbH), trainers since 2017, accompany you during the preparation and exam for the A2 EU remote pilot certificate. We train you online via webinar in the three relevant theory areas and support you personally in the practical phase. A drone is required for remote practice. You are welcome to bring your own drone, if you have one. We are happy to offer you detailed advice on purchasing the drone that suits your area of ​​application. In the practical part (optionally bookable) there is the opportunity to test different drone models. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us by phone.