SUAS-4000L1 AUVSI TOP™ Level 1 Certification Workshop

Quick Facts

$649 (Limited Time – Early Bird Pricing)
Contact us for face-to-face group pricing

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Course is Part of this Program
AUVSI TOP™ Certification

Course Length
4 weeks

Course Dates & Locations
Online, courses start on the first of each month.

Your registration will be handled by a secure payment system. Credit card information will not be saved.



The AUVSI Trusted Operator Program™ (TOP) Level 1 Certification Workshop is designed for certified remote pilots and is available entirely online, as well as through half-day workshops at various locations throughout the year. Please contact us or check back regularly for scheduled face-to-face sessions.

Level 1 certification workshop covers low-risk operations under the FAA’s small UAS rule (Part 107), such as flights during the day, below 400 feet and away from people. 

Who Should Attend

According to AUVSI, Level 1 certification is designed for UAS operations that include:

  • Routine operations under FAR 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 mentioned in Level 2 or 3 such as operations close to airports, helipads, populated areas, people and livestock.

Operators are required to already possess an FAA CFR Part 107 Remote Pilot Certificate.

Office of Professional Education
Worldwide Campus
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
1 Aerospace Boulevard
Daytona Beach, FL 32114,

About the Instructors

Dr. Joseph S. Cerreta

Assistant Professor
Embry-Riddle - Worldwide 
College of Aeronautics

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Dr. Scott Burgess

Associate Professor
Embry-Riddle - Worldwide College of Aeronautics

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