Drone iT is a SACAA approved Aviation Training Organisation as well as an ROC holder.

With the ever-increasing use of drones in almost every industry, becoming a drone pilot is fast becoming a popular career path. At Drone iT we don’t just train our students but we provide them with a chance to use their license through our in-house ROC program which allows them to gain crucial real-world experience flying drones. No prior experience is needed when enrolling at Drone iT.

SACAA Pre-Requisites:

–      English Language Proficiency (Unless the student had English first language in matric)

–    Class 3 or 4 Aviation Medical


There are 2 parts to getting your RPL:


Part 1. Theory Training 

Consists of 6 days of in-class training with one of our instructors.

The following subjects are covered during the course as prescribed by the SACAA:

– Principles of Flight

– Air Law for Remotely Piloted Aircraft

– Meteorology

– RPAS Technical and General

– Flight Planning and Navigation

– Human Factors

– Radiotelephony


Pilots who hold an NPL, PPL or CPL, can, however, complete the course in only 3 Days.

Drone iT uses Mock exams throughout the RPL course to ensure that all the students are prepared for their final exam.


Part 2. Practical Training

Practical training consists of a variety of exercises that the student must become proficient at before being able to do their final evaluation. Most students are able to master these exercises within a short amount of time

We have the very best instructors with years of experience who will evaluate each person individually and assist them in improving their flying competency.


Please contact Drone iT for pricing.


Please contact Drone iT for upcoming RPL courses

More Information:

Drone iT will assist and guide the students with the submission of their RPL applications to the SACAA.

No prior qualifications are required to join the course.


We ensure that our students experience is a smooth and successful one, assisting them from start to finish in attaining their RPL. No delays!