All the tools you need to know on how to start is here; this is the beginner course for all drone pilot wannabe. You will experience not only the basic manoeuvres of flying, but also a well-crafted theory lesson to learn the fundamentals of drone systems, together with understanding of our local aviation regulations.
Highly recommended for basic drone pilot who wants to take it up a notch to the next level of aerial photography and videography. DFA’s Intermediate course will bring you through a series of advance flight manoeuvres to create the dynamic and ‘cool’ movements that we all have seen and adored.
This course will give students an experience of what it is like to be an operational ready UA pilot in Singapore. Our own in-house UAPL professionals will bring you through the basic manoeuvres executed in the official UAPL practical assessment. This course will allow you, a potential UAPL candidate, to decide you wish to pursue further training (either self-training or receive professional training from UATO) to attain your UAPL license in the future.
Want to fly alone but lack the confidence to do so? This is a practical session training only. It serves as a refresher for our alumni who have completed our Basic Drone course. It is recommended for students who need more practical time. You will be flying under the close guidance of our instructors, giving you the confidence to fly far and high, as well as to clock more flight time.
Need more practice perfecting your aerial manoeuvres? This is a practical session training only. It serves as a refresher to our Intermediate Drone Course alumni to gain confidence in flying difficult aerial videography techniques. Under the close guidance of our instructor, you will be practising various aerial videography manoeuvre. You will also be given real-life case study on aerial media capturing.
Want to experience how aerial operations are conducted? Get a taste of what goes into planning aerial operations. Under the supervision of our instructor, you will be put through a simulated assignment where you have to plan, utilise and apply different photography techniques, videography techniques.
An innovative, fun & challenging experience. Improves the creativity & cognitive abilities of your child, empowering their future by getting hands-on engineering skills. Present and bring home the drone (worth $87) as a gift to your child during the festive season!
Air Beacon is our official partner in providing Unmanned Aircraft Pilot Licence (UAPL) courses and AFE assessments.
Our partnership drone program provides you with a competitive advantage, even with no experience, on your journey of becoming an UA pilot. The course structure has been curated to smoothen the steep learning curve towards achieving the UAPL, compared to other Unmanned Aircraft Training & Assessment Organizations (UATO). Our joint program covers the basics of operating in both GPS & ATTI mode, aerial videography techniques, and full syllabus for both theory and practical assessment for the UAPL.
Drone Flying Academy provides 3 types of drone courses: Basic, Intermediate & Advance. Depending on your level of experience, we would recommend the course most suitable for your needs and learning curve.
Please send in an enquiry to contact us for quotation. If you join in with more people, there are GREATER DISCOUNT!
No prior flying experience is required for the Basic Course. The class is catered to beginner, those who are interested in flying drone for recreational and professional purposes.
For Intermediate Course, we highly recommend applicants to have at least 6 months of experience or have attended the Basic Course previously.
For Advance Course, we highly recommend applicants to have at least 1 year of experience or have attended the Intermediate course previously.
Basic: 3.5 hours
Intermediate: 4 hours
Advance: 4 hours
DIY Drone Assembly: 2.5 Hours
Our Basic Drone Flying Course fee could be offset 100% by utilizing your SkillsFuture Credits (SFC). However, do note that if drone rental is required, $30 will be charged and this is not claimable from SFC.
We are also under NTUC UTAP funding. If you are a NTUC union member, you could utilize UTAP to claim 50% of the course fee.
Do submit the sign-up form if you would like to register under SFC or NTUC UTAP. We would send you the step-by-step guide for registration.
However, our drone courses are not covered under WSQ or IMDA currently. We are working with relevant agencies to secure future subsidies.
If you have your personal drone, do bring it to the course. Do note that our instructors are trained in DJI drone brand. Any system technicalities relating to drone of other brands, we would not be in a suitable position to advise.
If you do not own a drone, you could rent a drone from us to practice during the practical session of the course. Rental fee is separately charged @ $30.
Upon receipt of registration, any cancellation, withdrawal or postponement by learner must be notified in writing by email with minimum 8 calendar days' notice before commencement of the course, and no fee will be charged with minimum 8 days’ notice given.
Cancellation/withdrawal/postponement received from learner with 4 to 7 days’ notice from the commencement of the course will be charged an administrative fee of $100, unless learner provides evidence of unforeseen circumstances such as medical or compassionate reasons by email.
Course fees paid to DFA PTE. LTD. is not refundable with less than / equal to 3 days’ notice from the commencement of the course, except when the class is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances or if evidence of medical or compassionate reasons are produced.
DFA PTE. LTD. reserves the right to reschedule the course without prior notice due to insufficient learners or unforeseen circumstances. Full refund of course fees paid will be made to learner.
Any learner who attends the course partially / no show / cancellation of promo package price courses will have to pay full fees to DFA PTE. LTD., and no refund of fees paid will be given.
|Scenarios||Full refund||Partial Refund||No Refund|
|Cancellation/withdrawal/postponement with more than / equal to 8 days' notice before course commencement||Yes||No||No|
|Cancellation/withdrawal/postponement with 4 to 7 days’ notice before course commencement||No||Yes
Admin Charge of $100
|Cancellation/withdrawal/postponement with less than 3 days' notice before course commencement||No||No||Yes|
|Course is cancelled due to insufficient participants or unforeseen circumstances.||Yes||No||No|
|Partial attendance of course / No-Show / cancellation of promo package price courses||No||No||Yes|
|Able to produce Medical Cert, Death Cert, or Court Order Letter||Yes||No||No|
You may book your lesson here and we will contact you once a slot is reserved for you.
Minimum age requirement is 7 years old. However, 7 to 12 years old child must be supervised by one adult. It serves as child-parent bonding session as well.
Our courses are usually held on the weekend. We would arrange a slot for your Basic Drone Course first. After completion of Basic, we would then separately arrange a slot for your Intermediate Drone Course. After completion of Intermediate, we would then separately arrange a slot for your Advance Drone Course.