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AUVSI Trusted Operator Program Level 1 (Service Provider) (PACI-TOP-6-A-002)

This is the certification portal for Organizations who are applying for certification to the AUVSI Trusted Operator Program in the Service Provider Category.

The Trusted Operator Program (TOP) offers three levels of certification; Level 1, 2, and 3. Each level corresponds to the level of safety precautions required.

TOP operator certification categories accommodate the individual remote pilot and/ or the organization (this is further explained in the AUVSI TOP Protocol Certification Manual). Looking at the levels, you will notice that there are two kinds of certification, one kind for individuals - (remote pilots and instructors), and the other for organizations – (service providers)

The Level of Certification reflects the level of; skill, qualification, knowledge and safety precautions required to operate safely in different commercial UAS industries.
  • Audit
  • AUVSI Trusted Operator Program Level 1 (Organization Survey)
  • Management System Performance Measures (TOP 1 Organization)
  • Operational Procedures Performance Measures (TOP 1 Organization)
  • Training Program Performance Measures (TOP 1 Organization)
  • Maintenance and Inspection Performance Measures (TOP 1 Organization)
  • Safety Management System Performance Measures (TOP 1 Organization)
  • Certification
  • AUVSI Licensing Agreement
  • AUVSI Licensing Agreement (2019)
  • Self-Certification Statement
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed