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Three Day Professional Drone Training Course

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Drone flying has undoubtedly gained ever more popularity in recent years, but if you've got designs on flying them commercially, then this intensive three day course at Luton Airport will be the ideal entry point into making these dreams a reality! Commercially flying drones that weigh over 250g requires you to be fully GVC qualified. The GVC qualification (or the General Visual Line of Sight Certificate) is what has replaced the former original PfCO (Permission for Commercial Operations) by the CAA (Civil Aviation Authority). At this fully comprehensive drone training school, you will be learning under the tutelage of some real experts in their respective fields of piloting, cabin crew and aviation engineering teaching. Your course will consist of two days of theory and one day of practical work, and over the course of your modules, you'll cover air law, responsibility, meteorology, navigation and much more besides. A theory exam will come at the end of your first day, where you'll be asked to apply your learning and knowledge to two given case studies. On your practical flying day - known as the PFA or Practical Flying Assessment - there isn't a particular syllabus you'll be following, there will be various practical flying scenarios that you covered in your two days of theoretical training. Your trainer will be assessing your flying after your pre-flight briefings. And your exams and lessons are all included in the cost of your course, which hopefully, upon completion, will see you become a fully qualified, GVC certified drone pilot.

  • Certificated drone training at Luton Airport
  • Gain the GVC qualification
  • For commercial drone flying 
  • Tutors all from aviation backgrounds

  • Three day professional drone flying course
  • Achieve the GVC- General Visual Line of sight (VLOS) certificate approved by the CAA
  • Industry-leading instructors will give you the knowledge to successfully transition into the professional drone world
  • Receive a welcome pack containing study information and materials
  • Telephone meeting with the head of training prior to the course to discuss the process and your individual requirements
  • 2 days of classroom based or online training
  • 1-day practical flight assessment with a prior practice session
  • Assistance with CAA certification application if required
  • Refreshments are included (lunch can either be purchased from the onsite cafe or participants can bring a packed lunch)
  • There will be a maximum of 8 students attending this course

Theoretical Knowledge - 2 Days

  • Short programme prior to the competency assessment to bring your knowledge up to the required level
  • Cover case studies and discuss the practical application
  • Knowledge will be gained by self-study and classroom-based activities
  • Apply the knowledge gained in real-life scenarios
  • Theoretical knowledge exam at the end of day 2

Practical Flight Assessment (PFA) - 1 Day

  • A handbook is provided for your reference
  • Practice and test the procedures described within the operations manual
  • Pre-flight briefings to ensure you are confident you will meet the required standard

Pre Entry Requirements

  • Some drone flying experience
  • Flyer ID/operator ID - as appropriate
  • Have completed the UK CAA Drone Education Online Service
  • A drone registered with the UK CAA
  • Drone insurance
  • A laptop or tablet
  • Be 18 years or older

  • Not suitable for spectators

Minimum Age: 18 years

  • Selected weekday dates throughout the year
  • Sessions run on 3 consecutive days starting at 09:00am, finishing at 17:00pm
  • Please note: should weather conditions be unfavourable or additional training is needed for progression, a 4th day may be added to the course

  • Upon successful completion, application for CAA certification is payable directly to the CAA (currently £253) subjuct to change 
  • The course requires a minimum of 4 students to take place.  In the unlikely event minimum numbers are not reached dates may be rescheduled

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