Order the Basic certificate A1-A3 and start getting your EU Drone License.

You want to fly a drone and shoot photos and videos of, for example, the most beautiful locations or for business use.

With our comfortable, digital learning environments, you have everything you need to become a good pilot. You will learn everything required for the EU Drone Licence A1-A3 through texts and illustrations. Are you pressed for time? No problem at all! You can decide the pace of the training yourself, and you can also schedule the exam online yourself when you are ready. You can resit unlimitedly and at any time. After completing this course, you will be aware of air safety and regulations, insurance, and much more. That way, you can safely take off throughout the EU in the open category!

After ordering you will receive your login details. You then have 30 days of access to our digital learning environment.

  • Exam 24/7 available online
  • Unlimited free resits
  • Application for the certificate
  • Valid license for five years
  • Valid in the EU, Switzerland
  • Excellent customer service

Drone License (start)

A1 + A3
Taxe incluse
  • Best digital learning environment

    You will learn in an excellent online learning environment that helps and supports you.

  • 95% Success rate

    Many participants have preceded you in Drone Class in the past two years. Successfully!

  • Free reference book

    You will receive a free reference book with the drone rules to keep.

EASA Basic certificate (A1-A3)

Target audience

Any drone pilot who flies drones of 250 grams till 25 kilos in the open category. With the EU Drone License, you can fly in the EU, Switzerland, Iceland and Norway.


In order to obtain the certificate, you will spend about six to ten hours. The duration also depends on your prior knowledge and the learning pace.


The basic certificate A1-A3 costs 99 euros (incl. VAT). Of course, this includes the online exam and free resits. Application costs are 20 euros for this certificate and you pay this amount to us after passing the exam.


The A1-A3 exam is online and you make it independently in Online Learning.

Admission requirements

There are no requirements in terms of prior knowledge. You also do not need to follow practical training and an exam. Our training is accessible to beginners and does not contain any superfluous knowledge.


Each certificate is valid for five years. You can renew any certificate in five years. Your certificate is issued by the The Netherlands. The minimum age to be allowed to apply for the European drone license is 16 years in the Netherlands.

What do you learn in the course?

  • All drone rules
    You know all the important rules that you must adhere to.
  • Operations
    You learn to plan a flight and what mitigating measures are.
  • Aircraft knowledge
    Everything about types of drones and different batteries.
  • Safety
    How to increase the safety of an operation.
  • Privacy and data
    GDPR in the context of flying with drones.

Suitable drones for subcategory A1 or A3

250 - 500 grams (A1) / 2 - 25 kilos (A3)
  • Drones from 250 to 500 g
  • Open category from 2 to 25 kg

What will you receive from us?

30 days of access

You have a total of 30 days of access to Online Learning.

Including exams

Exams are of course included in the price.


Ask questions to our drone experts online.


Download your reference book for free and to keep.


Receive a discount on your general liability insurance.

Receive benefits

Your online training will bring you many benefits. For example, after completing the training, you will receive a free reference book with the most important drone rules at a glance. Furthermore, as a Drone Class customer, you are eligible for a discount on Flight Deck's general liability drone insurance. If you are living nearby you can also come to us for attractively priced flying lessons, near Arnhem.

Order your training and take advantage of:

  • Free reference book
  • €15,- discount on liability insurance
  • Excellent customer service
  • Unlimited free resits
Order the training

Frequently asked questions

  • When do I need A2?

    To be allowed to fly in built-up areas with drones from 500 grams to 2 kilos in the open category. You first obtain the basic certificate A1-A3.

  • What does the exam look like?

    The Basic certificate A1-A3 exam consists of 40 multiple-choice questions with a 60 minutes time limit. You take the exam online.

  • Is it possible to retake the exam?

    As soon as you start the training, the subscription period of 30 days starts. Within this subscription period, it is possible to retake the exam indefinitely for free. This applies to both certificates.

  • Are 30 days enough to learn?

    We hear from many customers that they managed to obtain both certificates in a few afternoons. If you don't procrastinate your training (too much), the 30-day access period is more than enough to pass.

  • Are you lenient in case of illness or force majeure, etc.?

    If it is not possible to obtain both certificates within 30 days, please explain it to us and we will be happy to help you as a satisfied customer.

  • How long does an application take?

    The Dutch authority needs seven working days on average to process your application.

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