Drone training A1/A3 - OmniDrones

Basic A1/A3


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What are you allowed to do with the A1/A3 drone licence:


What can you do with the A2 drone licence:


Learning to handle your drone in a safe and responsible way.

99% pass on the first attempt.

Online training
The online learning platform is accessible immediately after your order. After completing the training, you have the option of taking unlimited practice exams. Ready for the real exam? The A1/A3 exam is already ready and can be taken at any time.

Online examination

The BASIC drone licence requires one online exam, with free unlimited retakes. The average duration of the drone training course including exam takes one day. Upon successful completion of the training course, you will receive a unique link to the RDW from us after which you can immediately download your drone licence, which is an official EASA certificate. Note: This registration costs €10 and must be paid at the RDW. With the EU drone certificate in your pocket and a drone registered with the RDW, you are ready to fly!

If you are a non-Dutch resident, the drone licence will be mailed to you from the RDW. You pay the cost of €10 while ordering this course. We then remit this €10 to the RDW. 

Drone pass
OmniDrones can now print your pilot's licence on a durable pass in credit card format. Easy to carry and the right papers always at hand! This pass can be ordered separately. Click here for more information.

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Why do you need a drone licence?

The BASIC drone licence consists of the official A1/A3 EASA certificates. These certificates allow you to fly throughout the European Union + Norway, Iceland and Switzerland. With this basic EASA drone certificate, you are a certified drone pilot for five years and may:

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Why choose us?

About OmniDrones

Our team of professionals has been running for well over 10 years at the forefront of the unmanned aviation sector. With our experience, we have been able to provide many customers with our expertise. We help customers not only theoretically, but also in the field with practical skills.

We are in daily contact with drone pilots trained by us, who are active in fields such as marketing, security, inspection, or government services.

At OmniDrones Academy, you obtain your EU drone pilot licence where and when you want thanks to our convenient online learning environment. That's because the online learning environment is accessible 24/7 and unlimited, and online exams are held at any time. We provide drone training courses that are officially recognised by the Environment and Transport Inspectorate on behalf of the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment. After your drone training, you will be both accredited and certified drone pilot. Good luck and fly safe!

We know our trainees very well. With our 10 years of experience, the lesson plan completely optimised so that the trainee is around level as soon as possible. We always ask for feedback and incorporate it immediately if necessary.

What will you learn on this course?

Stop hiding behind bushes

During this course, you will learn what you can and cannot do. That way, you'll never end up in situations you don't want to be in.

Learn about your drone's technology

Learn how to use your drone safely

Learn about laws and regulations

Learn all about your drone in relation to the weather



Thousands drone pilots before you

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A1/A3 + A2


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Frequently asked questions


The drone licence is valid for 5 years, after which you have to take another exam. 

In the Netherlands, the A1/A3 and A2 drone pilot licences require a minimum age of 16.


If you are under 16 years old, you can also get the A1/A3 and A2 drone flying licence, however, you will only be allowed to fly under the supervision of someone who is 16 or older and has their A1/A3 and A2 drone flying licence.   

Other age limits may apply in other countries.

Yes, OmniDrones is a recognised examination institute, accredited by ILENT. 

Basic course (A1/A3)

After you place your order, you will have immediate access to our learning environment. There you will find learning materials, practice exams and the exam. 

After you have taken the lessons and completed some practice exams, it is time for the real exam. 

This consists of 40 multiple-choice questions, to pass the exam you need to score 75% or higher. 

Once you have passed the exam, you will receive an email from us containing a link from the RDW to apply for your drone licence. 

Yes, you can take the exam at any time, it will be ready for you immediately after your order!

In A1/A3, you are allowed to fly a drone up to 25 kilograms.

Category A1 

This category includes drones with a C label C0 (up to 250 grams) or C1 (up to 900 grams).  

Category A3

Category A3 has the same risk qualification as subcategory A1 (a low risk profile). In this category, you may fly drones with C-label C2 (up to 4 kilograms), C3/C4 (up to 25 kilograms). Current drones without a C label from 2 kilograms to 25 kilograms also fall into this category. 

Click here To apply for A1/A3 drone training.

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