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What does the Unmanned Aircraft Qualification Part 107 Essentials course include?

  • Computer based distance learning and exam prep
  • Ground School with theory test (2 days)
  • Free course study manual + pilot checklists
  •  Free telephone support
  • Student support Facebook group
  • Ongoing support for graduates

Upon signing up for the course you will gain access to our learning portal where you will have access to:

Welcome Pack – All the details you will need to arrive in the right place at the right time and be fully up to speed on what will be expected of you to complete the course.

Course Study Manual (CSM) – All the theoretical knowledge you will need is in this document. It is a pre-course requirement that you have read this document and have a good working knowledge of the contents.

Question Banks – Here we have broken the sections of the Course Study Manual down into subject lessons so it is easier to digest. In each module are there are practice quizzes designed to ensure your knowledge is up to the required standard for the FAA exam.

Quick Reference Handbook – Contains some useful tools, tables and reference charts that will help you not only with the course but also into your piloting careers.

Ground School (2 days)

The course starts with two days of ground school. The Course Study Manual contains all the information required to pass the 107 exam, but during the ground school stage we will go over the important areas and ensure that you are fully prepared for both our internal Theoretical Exam and the Flight Planning Assessment.

The ground school phase will be facilitated by two instructors, one with a primary background in manned aviation and one from a UAV operational background who is current and working in the industry at the highest levels. This combined experience is unique to Consortiq and ensures you receive the best instruction available to help you gain your UAQ and Remote Pilot Certificate.

The emphasis during this stage is practical application through case studies and discussion. We will see how the theoretical knowledge is applied to the real-world operations you will be carrying out on a daily basis.

Through a series of Flight Planning exercises, we will bring together all the theoretical elements and ensure that a good understanding of how they work ‘in the field’ has been achieved.

The ground school stage culminates at the end of day two with our Theory Exam and the Flight Planning Assessment. It is our objective to have a 100 % pass rate of both these exams and we will do our part to help you achieve the required standard.

Course Syllabus

  • Regulation, Limitations and Certification
  • Airspace, Charts and Navigation
  • Weather
  • Principles of Flight and Performance
  • Systems and Maintenance
  • Human Factors and Decision Making
  • Risk Management and Flight Planning
  • Flight Operations


Drone training course prices vary depending on your specific needs and requirements. Find out more and request an accurate quote here or contact 

Whist there are no restrictions on attending one of our courses, the following requirements must be met and maintained by a person applying for the Remote Pilot Certificate:

  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Be able to read, speak, write and understand the English language.
  • Be in a physical and mental condition that would not interfere with the safe operation of a sUAS.
  • Pass the initial aeronautical knowledge test
  • Have a successful background security check by the TSA.
Our courses are designed to prepare you for your FAA Aeronautical Knowledge Test.
“We’re elated to be working with Consortiq and anticipate that our training will step up a notch because of it. Their expertise in drone technology coupled with our experience in UK SAR will cultivate the development of a niche curriculum that arms personnel with the skills and equipment to save more lives.”
Simon Green, Director of Operations
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