Training

Online Courses

Advanced RPAS Ground School
A thorough, industry-leading self-paced ground school learning program to the TP15263 standard. Start from the absolute basics and learn the subject matter required by Transport Canada for professional advanced drone operations. The course includes online content (approx. 35 hrs of self-study and over 10hrs of video), continuous knowledge assessments, advanced RPAS multi choice exam practice, and regular weekly live webinars with experienced instructors to answer your questions and help support your journey to becoming a certified drone pilot. Our extensive, multi-choice question bank (650+ questions) is based upon the Transport Canada subject matter knowledge requirements.  
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DJI H20/H20T Online Course
A series of orientation and overview videos introducing the DJI H20T payload system and basic functions. The objective of this course is to provide a clear understanding and Knowledge of the H20T payload and to introduce some operational techniques. (includes a series of links to the DJI M300 RTK Tutorials for additional reference) 
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DJI L1 Online Course
A series of orientation and overview videos introducing the DJI L1 LiDAR payload system and point cloud operations. The objective of this course is to provide a clear understanding and Knowledge of the L1 payload and to introduce some operational techniques. (includes a series of links to the DJI M300 RTK Tutorials for additional reference) 
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DJI M300 RTK Online Course
A series of orientation and overview videos introducing the DJI Matrice 300 RTK RPAS system and basic functions. The objective of this course is to provide a basic understanding of the equipment in preparation for 'first flight' and to provide some general knowledge before joining the Volatus 'Advanced Knowledge & Skills' training courses on the the DJI Matrice 300 RTK and associated payloads. (also includes a series of links to the DJI M300 RTK Tutorials for additional reference) 
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DJI P1 Online Course
A series of orientation and overview videos introducing the DJI P1 payload system and mapping operations. The objective of this course is to provide a clear understanding and Knowledge of the P1 payload and to introduce some operational techniques. (includes a series of links to the DJI M300 RTK Tutorials for additional reference) 
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IN-PERSON TRAINING 

Agricultural Plot Research
Drones are increasingly recognized as being fantastic tools for crop monitoring and plot research. This course focuses on the technical and practical requirements for collecting optical and multispectral data. 
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DJI Matrice 300 RTK Training
This two-day practical skills workshop follows on from our online Matrice 300 RTK video training material and quickly gets you flying the aircraft in complex environments, alongside an industry expert.
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Flight Review
The Transport Canada ADVANCED Flight Review exam is one of the requirements for conducting advanced operations with your drone and assesses your ability to operate a drone safely. The flight review takes approximately 90 minutes and is scheduled upon request.
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LiDAR Training
Using the DJI L1 LIDAR, you will learn best practices and procedures to follow in order to get the best possible data. We’ll introduce step by step instructions on how to use the lidar data and have an opportunity to work with real data using DJI Terra. We’ll cover calibration techniques and how to clean up point clouds and help you understand the various data exporting and analysis options available.
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Photogrammetry Skills Course
You will learn the skills required to collect Nadir and Oblique datasets and practice manual flying for infrastructure and building façades. We’ll introduce GNSS RTK Positioning and using GCP’s, with calibration errors and accuracy considerations, and use the DJI Terra software to produce, analyze and view point cloud imagery.
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Professional RPAS Operational Skills Diploma
This program aims to build an expert RPAS workforce that can find well-paying jobs in the Canadian RPAS service industry. We expect our successful students to be employed in the industry within six months of qualifying. We will promote the diploma nationally and successful students will be recognized as holding a valuable industry qualification.
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SORA | SFOC | BVLOS Training
Our aviation policy experts will provide support, training, and assistance in integrating BVLOS best practices. Expedited regulatory approvals taught by our aviation experts, with a proven track record in SFOCs & BVLOS operations. Our BVLOS operations experts will take you through the latest technology, safety redundancies, and risk mitigation strategies.
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Task Force Drone Training
The Task Force Drone Training program is dedicated for veterans to transition into the drone industry. This 4-part program can be funded through the Education & Training Benefit.
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Thermal & RGB Inspection
Using the DJI H20T thermal camera payload, you will learn to Interpret thermograms and make informed decisions with the latest in infrared inspection report generation and database software. Learn to distinguish between hot spots and reflections, direct vs. indirect readings and qualitative vs. quantitative thermography.
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