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"Mike was very helpful in prepping me for my Remote pilots licence and running through the required manoeuvres on his drone. Very helpful and knowledgeable guy"

Drone UAV training and practice

$70

"Excellent service, a great price and so willing to work around my schedule. Managed to teach an old dog new tricks teaching my father how to confidently and safely operate his drone. So very appreciative of the time you took with him. Thank you"

I need drone training

$150

"Great job very thorough "

Lesson to fly a DJI Mavic Pro drone

$40

"Very knowledgeable and helpful. Thank you sir"

Mavic 2 drone instructor

$150

"Excellent training with heaps of useful add-on’s and commentary. Well worth the investment before rushing out to buy an expensive drone. "

Drone Flying Lessons

$300

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Why book a drone training service through Airtasker?

Flying a drone can be exciting and daunting at the same time, but getting drone training is within reach on Airtasker! We have plenty of skilled drone training instructors who can help you progress from a complete beginner to a confident commercial operator.

Besides obtaining knowledge and skills in drone flying, you are legally required to undergo training to gain the relevant qualification for your drone and how you plan to operate, especially if you want to use it for commercial purposes. Even if you plan to use a drone only for recreational reasons, you still need to fly the equipment safely and under government regulations.

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Top Drone Training related questions

A drone operator is a legal person, organisation, or entity that intends to operate one or more drones. These operations rely on individual drone pilots to manipulate the aircraft’s flight controls during flight time. The drone pilot is the one who manually uses the drone unit and monitors its course for an automatic flight. These two terms are often used interchangeably, but they have a significant difference in the legal context.

It depends on many factors, including whether you are flying for fun and pure recreational purposes or flying for profit. Those flying drones to generate income need to secure a licence. You also need to consider the size of your drone because if it weighs anywhere between 250 g and 20 kg, you would need the proper certifications and permits to use it.

To become a certified drone pilot or operator, you must first pass an online test to get a flyer ID if you want to fly a drone or model aircraft. For those responsible for a drone or model aircraft, you need to register for an operator ID. Lastly, it’s required for you to label any drones and model aircraft you’re responsible for with your operator ID. 

Because of the availability of learning sources, you can teach yourself the basics of flying a drone. But it’s still essential for you to get a drone training instructor to make sure you’re doing it correctly, safely, and legally. Also, if you’re planning to acquire certifications and licences, a Tasker can be a huge help to pass your exams.

You may want to have your own drone, depending on your purpose. For beginners, it’s recommended that you train using DJI Mini 2, DJI Mavic Mini, Parrot Anafi FPV, or Ryze Tello. If you don’t have these on hand, you can ask for store recommendations from your Tasker or rent a unit. It would also be great if you have your own drone landing pads and remote controller sunshade. 

There are two payment options you can choose from. You can either pay via cash or through Airtasker Pay if you prefer cashless transactions. You need to discuss this detail with your Tasker beforehand, as well as the frequency of your payment. Talk about whether you want to pay them after every session, every week, or every month.

A drone operator is a legal person, organisation, or entity that intends to operate one or more drones. These operations rely on individual drone pilots to manipulate the aircraft’s flight controls during flight time. The drone pilot is the one who manually uses the drone unit and monitors its course for an automatic flight. These two terms are often used interchangeably, but they have a significant difference in the legal context.

To become a certified drone pilot or operator, you must first pass an online test to get a flyer ID if you want to fly a drone or model aircraft. For those responsible for a drone or model aircraft, you need to register for an operator ID. Lastly, it’s required for you to label any drones and model aircraft you’re responsible for with your operator ID. 

You may want to have your own drone, depending on your purpose. For beginners, it’s recommended that you train using DJI Mini 2, DJI Mavic Mini, Parrot Anafi FPV, or Ryze Tello. If you don’t have these on hand, you can ask for store recommendations from your Tasker or rent a unit. It would also be great if you have your own drone landing pads and remote controller sunshade. 

It depends on many factors, including whether you are flying for fun and pure recreational purposes or flying for profit. Those flying drones to generate income need to secure a licence. You also need to consider the size of your drone because if it weighs anywhere between 250 g and 20 kg, you would need the proper certifications and permits to use it.

Because of the availability of learning sources, you can teach yourself the basics of flying a drone. But it’s still essential for you to get a drone training instructor to make sure you’re doing it correctly, safely, and legally. Also, if you’re planning to acquire certifications and licences, a Tasker can be a huge help to pass your exams.

There are two payment options you can choose from. You can either pay via cash or through Airtasker Pay if you prefer cashless transactions. You need to discuss this detail with your Tasker beforehand, as well as the frequency of your payment. Talk about whether you want to pay them after every session, every week, or every month.

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What do drone training services include?

Drone training services involve teaching you everything you need to learn about drones, including the fundamentals of operating and flying one. You will also learn all the laws you need to abide by to fly a drone safely and legally. Your instructor may also help you prepare for the exams you need to pass to obtain your licence. Here’s what you can expect when booking drone training near you:

Drone pilot training

Whether you’re flying a drone for the first time or need a refresher, having a drone flying training near you is an excellent choice. You will first need to grasp theoretical knowledge before proceeding to the technicals of flying a drone. Before starting your drone training course, be sure to let your instructor know your purpose in flying a drone. Most drone instructors can also conduct drone camera training and drone videography training, whether it’s for film and TV, real estate, inspection work, or photogrammetry.

If you happen to lose sight of your drone or it gets stuck somewhere hard to reach, you can also get a Tasker to retrieve your drone, so you get it back in one piece! In such cases, your drone may also be damaged. There’s no need to worry since you can also find someone who can readily repair your drone for you.

Drone technician training

Drones can be fragile and accident-prone, so it would save you a lot of trouble and money if you can fix your drone yourself! Drone technician training teaches you how to maintain and troubleshoot tasks on your drone. This can include small drones made to take aerial photos or videos of difficult-to-reach places or larger drones meant to transport goods or help with firefighting and other emergency operations. Your instructor can teach you theories and technicals and how to choose and adapt to continuously evolving technologies!

Drone operator training

When you already have the basic skills and you’re looking to use them to start a drone flying business, you can book drone operator training to help you get started! Here, your instructor can teach you all the legal processes of establishing your commercial entity. They can help you absorb all the things you need to learn to pass your licensure exam and get your authorisation. You may also learn how to plan and implement drone missions and choose the correct drone units and pilots to be successful. Once your training is finished, you can now establish your commercial drone operations! You can also use the Airtasker platform to get aerial and drone photographers to fill in your team!

Recent Drone Training tasks

Drone flying instructor

$100

Birtinya QLD, Australia

18th Jun 2022

Looking for someone who can teach flying a drone properly. - Due date: Flexible

Teach me to fly my drone

$90

Middle Park VIC, Australia

25th Jun 2021

I need a person who is expert at flying a DJI pro 2 to teach me how to set up and fly mine in two hours this weekend.

I need drone training

$150

Central Coast NSW, Australia

18th Nov 2020

My father owns a mavic platinum pro drone but has no idea how to use it. I would like someone who is experienced that could teach him. It would be a chrissy gift for him and the training wouldn't take place until next year. He lives in the Gosford area on the Central coast. Thank you Rob

Excellent service, a great price and so willing to work around my schedule. Managed to teach an old dog new tricks teaching my father how to confidently and safely operate his drone. So very appreciative of the time you took with him. Thank you

Drone VR lessons

$40

Melbourne VIC, Australia

29th Apr 2020

Bought the vr goggles for my mavic pro drone and need help setting it up and learning how to use it 1hr lesson min. Maybe multiple lessons

Drone UAV training and practice

$70

Hamersley WA, Australia

18th Aug 2019

I'm doing my remote pilot practical test next Saturday 24th August. I havent had enough opportunity to practice so I would like to find someone with a drone just to run through the main manoeuvres with, on friday the 23rd in the afternoon/evening. I have a list and description of the manoeuvres. Only need about 1.5 hours

Mike was very helpful in prepping me for my Remote pilots licence and running through the required manoeuvres on his drone. Very helpful and knowledgeable guy

Drone lessons wanted

$100

Alexandria NSW 2015, Australia

26th Oct 2018

I am wanting some drone lessons for me and 1 other person. We want to eventually fly commercially and get our licence. In the meantime wanting to get some training

Drone Flying Lessons

$300

Kurnell NSW 2231, Australia

14th Dec 2021

I am a videographer needing to expand in to drone footage for a number of documentary projects. I am planning on buying a DJI Mavic 3 drone. As such, I seek 1-2 hours basic training on DJI drones or their equivalents any time in January. I have listed Kurnell National Park but training could be anywhere open and more convenient to you. - Due date: Flexible

Excellent training with heaps of useful add-on’s and commentary. Well worth the investment before rushing out to buy an expensive drone.

HELP WITH MY SPLASH 3 DRONE REQUIREING 1 LESSON.

$50

St Huberts Island NSW, Australia

27th Feb 2021

1 HR COACHING LESSON CENTRAL COAST ST HUBERTS iSLAND

Drone Lessons

$100

Upper Coomera QLD, Australia

26th Aug 2020

I bought a mavic mini and would love to pay someone to teach me how to use it safely to start learning and using it Let me know how long and how much it'll cost, really just looking to learn the basics and how to use the features

I need drone training for REOC exam and radio exam

$100

Kellyville NSW, Australia

7th Jan 2020

I need drone training to pass REOC exam and also the practical exercise for the radio operator exam. Please make sure you have enough experience with proper licenses along with professional drone and radio for the practical session for roughly 2 hours.

Drone Flight Lessons

$60

Lilyfield NSW, Australia

29th Mar 2019

I am interested in lessons for my 10 year old Son. He has a keen interest in drones and I'd like to encourage that by increasing his knowledge.

Lesson to fly a DJI Mavic Pro drone

$40

North Bondi, New South Wales, Australia

12th Oct 2018

Hi, I would like someone to give me a 1 hour lesson in how to operate a DJI Mavic Pro drone. Lesson must be somewhere around north Bondi Saturday morning.

Great job very thorough

Basic drone training recreational

$80

Box Hill North VIC, Australia

18th Jul 2022

Probably a one hour session. I have a new drone. - Due date: Flexible

Help me to work my drone.

$50

Redbank Plains QLD, Australia

15th Sep 2021

I need someone to help me work my drone and teach me the ins and outs of it because I’ve tried. I’m not interested in being taught by YouTube because like I said, I’ve tried. I would like this to be a person to person thing too.

I need drone training

$50

Pyrmont NSW 2009, Australia

7th Feb 2021

pyrmont based, beginner-moderate level

Drone Flying Supervision

$100

Terrigal, New South Wales, Australia

26th Jul 2020

Hi, I need someone with a drone (prefer DJI Phantom) to help me log 2 hours flying time VLOS for my RePL. This could take 6 x 20 minute fly sessions. I don't have a drone. This is for you to provide to teach me. I can drive to you (within reason). Mona Vale or near Gosford best for me to drive to you. Selected bidder will instruct me and supervise safe operations. I have about 30 minutes drone flying experience from the past. I expect you to sign off and verify this flying time to support my training requirement.

Mavic 2 drone instructor

$150

Lynwood WA 6147, Australia

21st Aug 2019

Teach me how to set up and fly my new Mavic 2 drone. You must bring your own Mavic 2 with you. $30/hr offered for 5 hours over 3 days.

Very knowledgeable and helpful. Thank you sir

DJI SPARK - DRONE TUTORIAL/ FLYING LESSONS

$50

Doncaster VIC 3108, Australia

8th Jan 2019

I've just purchased a DJI spark. Looking for an experienced drone flyer to check that I have set it all up correctly and also spend some time teaching me flying skills and how to make the most of all the sparks features. Could be a 2-3 time lesson as at this stage I only have 2 batteries so approximately 30 min flight time. If you have a DJI spark to bring along aswell that would be preferable. Time and date can be discussed! But prefer to learn asap.

Aidan was an incredible drone teacher. His knowledge and experience is second to none and he was patient, explained everything in detail and left me feeling confident to fly my drone on my own. 100% recommend!