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CAA Drone Training: Pay As You Learn
To operate a drone commercially in the UK you need to gain a Permission for Commercial Operations from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). The COPTRZ CAA Drone Training Modular course will give you everything you need to apply for your Permission for Commercial Operations (PfCO) from the CAA. (otherwise known as a drone licence), but with the added flexibility of being able to take the 3 different modules at the time of your choosing.
MODULE 1: GROUND SCHOOL
The first two days of the COPTRZ CAA Drone Training Course will cover your theory learning and theory assessment. Your trainer will take you through the full 8 modules required by the CAA, after which you will complete a multiple choice examination.
- UAS Airspace Operating Principles
- Airmanship & Aviation Safety
- Air Law & Responsibilities
- Navigation Charts
- Human Factors
- Aircraft Knowledge
- Operating Procedures
MODULE 2: FLIGHT PLANNING
The second module of the course covers everything you need to do to plan for a live job. It will also offer you an insight into getting your commercial drone business off the ground. Your trainer will walk you through the process of completing pre-flight planning, safe setup and site surveying. They will also talk you through the flight assessment process.
MODULE 3: FLIGHT ASSESSMENT
CAA Drone Training to Gain Your Permission for Commercial Operations
Our fully approved CAA Drone Training Course takes place over a 4 day period in total and includes a pre-course study guide, ground school lessons, theory test, flight planning and finally the flight assessment.
Why Choose COPTRZ?
Locations UK Wide
We provide our CAA drone training at 11 UK locations including Barnsley, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Hampshire, Belfast, Brighton, Rugby and Kent, Norfolk, Aberdeen and Leeds.
Expert Accredited Trainers
We are proud to have one of the most highly qualified teams in the country, having trained over 600 pilots for their CAA permissions.
Access COPTRZ PILOTS™
You'll receive ongoing support with access to the COPTRZ Pilots™ group. A hub of like-minded drone pilots sharing advice and tender opportunities.
Save £500 with a COPTRZ Business Starter Package
Knowing what hardware and training to invest in is one of the most important first steps in starting a drone business. That’s why COPTRZ have made the whole process simple and more cost-effective with our new drone business starter packages. Bundle your DJI drone with a full 4-day CAA PfCO Training course and you’ll save £500 on your drone business startup costs.