Drone Pilot
Get a sought-after profession in a fastest growing field. From scratch learn how to pilot drones, collect and analyze information from their sensors. Learn how to solve problems in agriculture, geodesy, oil & gas and construction using drones
−20% for the first 20 students
Best industrial experts
from Europe and MENA region
Learning by doing
Find out which drones are suitable for different tasks. Understand how to properly register and operate drones
We will ensure you will get an internship with an industrial partner
Relevant software
Learn how to use modern professional software
Drone pilot is responsible for operating and maintaining drones, and also performs various tasks such as: drawing up a flight plan, analyzing and processing data received from the drone, and so on.

In some cases, this is not even the main task: sometimes it is enough just to load the route into autopilot mode and make sure that everything goes according to plan.

Drone pilot is one of the most in-demand jobs today.
About profession
1 000 000
professionals in the field of unmanned aviation will be in demand over the next 3−5 years in MENA region
from 1500$
the average salary of a novice drone pilot.
Unique tasks and large-scale projects
Today, drones are actively used in over 100 industries, and the list of tasks that can be addressed with drones continues to expand.
What will you learn
You will learn which drones are suitable for different tasks. You will understand how to properly register a drone.
Selecting a drone
You will understand what components make up a quadcopter and learn safety rules and regulations.
Understanding the structure of drones
You will learn how to operate a drone, starting with a flight simulator, then indoors, and in open spaces.
Operating a drone
You will be able to insure your drone, create a flight plan, and obtain permission for its execution.
Creating a flight plan
You will learn how to enhance images and work with them using professional software such as Metashape, OpenDroneMap, DroneDeploy and Pix4d.
Working with images and drone data
You will learn how to monitor infrastructure objects, gather data on the condition of fields, and address other work-related tasks.
Solving industry-specific tasks with drones
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We teach everything you need
You will find videos and practical exercises from experienced UAV experts. Our program program is not tied to a specific UAV brand or model.
The program includes the three tariffs of which you can choose any.
You will learn from scratch how to confidently fly drones in a flight simulator, indoors and outdoors. Learn how to follow safety precautions and legally conduct filming.

  • History of UAVs
  • Types/Laws/Components of UAVs
  • Safety procedures Before and During the flight
  • Drone piloting in flight simulator
  • Local UAVs rules and regulations
  • VLOS Piloting
Drone Piloting Basics
Final project
You will master VLOS, BVLOS and FPV piloting techniques and learn how to assemble a drone

  • FPV Piloting
  • History and Classification of UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles)
  • Construction of UAVs: Multirotor and Fixed-Wing Types
  • Drone Piloting in a Flight Simulator
  • Safety Procedures During Operation
  • Visual Line of Sight (VLOS) Piloting
  • Local Legislation Governing Flights
  • Monetization
  • Aerial Photography and Videography
  • BVLOS Piloting
Drone Piloting Intermediate
Final project
You will learn in-depthy the laws of photogrammetry and make orthomosaics, 3D-models and digital terrain models.

  • Principles of Remote Sensing of the Earth (RS)
  • Sensor Components
  • Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) Operation
  • Data Collection in Aerial Photography using Different Types of UAVs
  • Digital Image Processing
  • Data Processing using "Pix4d" Software
  • Data Processing using "Drone Deploy" Software

Depends on Customer Requirements:
  • Aerial Photography for Precision Agriculture
  • Aerial Photography in Construction
  • Aerial Photography in Geology
  • Aerial Photography for Industrial Object Monitoring
  • Aerial Photography for Oil and Gas Sector
Drone Data Analysis
Final project
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Learning process on the platform
The Skillbox platform is the company’s own development, which we are constantly improving. You will find videos, practical tasks and communication with curating teachers. Access to the materials will open immediately after you have purchased the course.
Get to know the platform
We believe that skills can only be developed by doing. Therefore, after theory, practical work or a test awaits you. All tasks are identical to real ones — you can proudly put them in your portfolio.
Complete tasks
The courses consist of thematic videos of varying lengths and offline practice Watch videos anytime, anywhere. Access is unlimited, so you can always come back and refresh your knowledge.
Gain knowledge
Curating teachers check assignments. These are experts on the topic of the course. They will help you with difficult tasks and tell you how to improve your projects. You can communicate with your teachers directly on the platform.
Working with a curating teacher
You will receive a certificate of the standard form, which will be an additional argument for your employer.
Confirmation of your skills
Course Experts
Андрей Смирнов
Пилот дрона
Андрей Смирнов
Пилот дрона
Андрей Смирнов
Пилот дрона
Frequently Asked Questions

Of course! You will succeed even without special knowledge — just pay more attention to practice and read additional literature. The rest will be helped by practicing experts who will accompany you throughout the course.

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