Seminars & Training
Certificate of Proof
We impart knowledge – The training program of SYSWE
Whether it is an introduction to the handling of the thermographic camera, the training of members of a machine ring or the participation in a panel of experts for the preparation of guidelines in the biogas plant review: SYSWE is competent and experienced in the field of knowledge transfer. As a recognized body according to § 21d LuftVO of the LBA with the approval number DE.AST.037 SYSWE offers proof of knowledge for the operation of unmanned aerial vehicles.
Drone driving license at SYSWE Systemtechnik Weser-Ems GmbH
- 90-minute written proof of evidence to obtain the so-called drone driver’s license
- including preparatory teaching material (Maximilian Beck, Drones Guide – Basic knowledge for proof of knowledge, R. Eisenschmidt Verlag, 1st edition 2017)
- handing over the proof of knowledge directly after the successful examination
Why do you need a certificate of proof or a drone driver license?
Flights with drones with a total weight of at least 2 kg require a proof of knowledge in accordance with § 21a LuftVO from 1 October 2017 by the pilot. The proof of knowledge according to §21a (4) 2 LuftVO can only be awarded by a body recognized by the Luftfahrt-Bundesamt and is valid for 5 years. SYSWE is recognized for the execution of the course and the issuing of the certificate to prove sufficient knowledge and skills according to § 21d LuftVO.
We require the following documents and data from you before the start of the exam
- Valid identity document
- Only for minors (minimum age 16 years): consent of the legal representative
- Certificate of good conduct according to BZRG §30 Abs1 (not older than 3 months)
- Declaration on ongoing investigations and criminal proceedings
Select the dates and times of your test in Ganderkesee and let us know your chosen date. We are happy to answer any questions regarding the dates.
The next events in Ganderkesee:
30.07 – 31.07.2019
04.09 – 05.09.2019
The payment of proof of knowledge / drone driving license you can easily complete online after successful registration and the selection of your appointment. It is payable by PayPal, credit card or bank transfer. After the payment you will receive from us the confirmation of the course and the teaching material – Tip: Prepare yourself for the exam with the help of the teaching material provided by us!
Examination on site
You will receive a binding registration confirmation with your data after the payment process. Please show up on time for the exam, at least 15 minutes before the start of the exam. There, you identify yourself with an official proof of identity (identity card or passport) and show the required documents and data. Afterwards the examination materials will be handed to you, you will be instructed in the exam and you will complete them. If you have answered at least 75% of the questions in all three subject areas (air law, meteorology and flight operations / navigation), you will receive the proof of knowledge for the operation of unmanned aerial vehicles according to §21d LuftVO.
FAQ – questions and answers about proof of knowledge / drone driving license
Who needs a certificate of proof / drone driver's license?
Due to the new regulation for drone flights, which was approved by the Federal Ministry, a proof of knowledge for the operation of all drones from 2 kg (including payload) is required, if they are not exclusively for the purpose of sports or leisure activities. Without the »proof of knowledge for the operation of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) according to §21d LuftVO« – or also briefly »drone driver’s license« – drone flights are no longer permitted.
How old do you have to be for the certificate of proof / drone driving license?
The SYSWE drone driver’s license is valid for a minimum age of 16 years. If you are still a minor, a declaration of consent from the legal representative is required at the time of registration.
Can the certificate of proof / drone driving license be completed by private and commercial pilots?
In principle, every pilot, whether private or commercial, can register for the SYSWE Drone Driving License exam. In addition to amateur pilots, drones are also increasingly used in the commercial sector – photographers and filmmakers, the police, fire and mountain rescue, in forestry, in public authorities and communities, but also in the military and the monitoring of industrial plants. Each person can complete the proof of knowledge / drone driving license according to § 21d LuftVO at SYSWE, regardless of their assignment. We recommend our VdS training drone operator for the commercial use of a drone.
How does the exam work?
The exam questions are answered in writing in the multiple-choice procedure. There may be multiple answer options per question. A question is considered answered when all appropriate correct answers have been ticked. Partial points are not awarded. Your examiner will brief you in the course of the exam and answer all questions.
Which topics are queried during the exam?
The following topics are queried in the exam:
- Air Law (18 points out of a maximum score of 23 points must be achieved in order to pass this topic)
- Meteorology (5 points from a maximum score of 6 points must be reached to pass this topic)
- Flight Operations / Navigation (17 points out of a maximum score of 22 points must be attained in order to pass this topic)
How many questions does the exam comprise?
The exam covers a total of 51 questions on the topics listed above.
When does the exam pass?
The exam is passed for the participant if at least 75% of the maximum marks have been achieved in each subject area.
What are the fines for a drone flight without proof of knowledge?
The fine catalog for drone flights without proof of knowledge is not yet mature, therefore, no binding statements can be made. However, fines of between € 500 and € 1,500 have already been imposed for illegal drone flights in the past, so that a drone flight without drone driving license / proof of knowledge from 1 October 2017 can assume a similar price structure.
Do I receive a certificate of proof of knowledge?
Yes, after passing the exam, you will receive a certificate of proof of knowledge pursuant to § 21a (4) sentence 3 no. 2 LuftVO. This certificate certifies the successful participation in the proof of knowledge for the operation of unmanned aerial vehicles. In addition, you will receive a certificate of attendance from us.
When will the result be communicated to me?
You will receive your result at the end of the exam. The certificate of proof of knowledge will be handed out to you immediately after the successful examination. If this is not feasible for certain reasons, the certificate of proof of knowledge will be sent by post within a few days. Your examiner will be happy to see you, if you have passed the exam! If it did not work, then it is no shame to compete a second time!
How long is the certificate of proof / drone driving license valid?
The proof of knowledge / drone driving license must be renewed every 5 years.