Course Detail: SUAS-4010L1 - TOP Level 1 Recertification in association with AUVSI [sUAS 4010L1]

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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's (ERAU) Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International's (AUVSI) Trusted Operator Program* (TOP) Level 1 Recertification is designed for TOP Level 1 certified remote pilots seeking recertification. AUVSI requires TOP Level 1 pilots recertify every 2 years. This course is self-paced and available entirely online. Students must complete all recertification requirements by the last day of the course.

*AUVSI Recertification fee of $120 not included. Payment of TOP Level 1 certification fee is required for recertification.

Learning Outcomes

Level 1 recertification covers low-risk operations under the FAA's small UAS rule (CFR Part 107), such as flights during the day, below 400 feet and away from people, as well as the following topics:

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  • Routine operations under CFR Part 107
  • Operations that do not require a waiver of FAR Part 107
  • Flights using electric aircraft less than 5 lbs or 2 kg
  • Operations that do not have any of the characteristics covered in TOP Level 2 and 3 such as operations close to airports, helipads, populated areas, people and livestock

Who Should Attend

To achieve TOP Level 1 rcertification, operators are required to already possess current TOP Level 1 certification and a current CFR Part 107 Remote Pilot Certificate:

  • Remote pilots looking to recertify expired or expiring TOP Level 1 certification.

*Remote pilots that do not have a current CFR Part 107 RPC or initial TOP Level 1 certification should enroll in SUAS 2000 Ground School and TOP Level 1.

Check out more about AUVSI's Trusted Operator Program!*

See Available Sessions below. Please contact the ERAU Worldwide Office of Professional Education for the latest recertification information and for any questions.

*Trusted Operator Program is the trademark of AUVSI

 Session Detail: W0222-SUAS4010L1-V1

Schedule: February 1, 2022 to February 28, 2022
Times: 12:00am - 11:59pm
TOP Recertification Registration Fee : $99.00

Additional Information

Students may only drop a course through the Office of Professional Education without transcript notation or financial penalty during the drop period. All drop requests or session transfer requests require written communication by the student in order to be processed. Due to the short duration of courses, the drop period ends on the fourth business day of each session. Course fees will not be refunded after the conclusion of the drop period unless an exception request is submitted and granted. After the drop period, students can elect to transfer enrollment to a future session of the same course for a 25% administrative fee. For questions regarding course cancellation, drop period, or exemption requests, please contact the Office of Professional Education by email at or by phone at 386.481.9070.


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Facility Detail

Worldwide Online
Online Course
1 Aerospace Boulevard
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
(386) 481-9070