PfCO Archives - COPTRZ

NQE (National Qualified Entity) Drone Training with Coptrz

What is an NQE? An NQE (National Qualified Entity) is an organisation approved by the CAA (Civil Aviation Authority) to assess the competency of pilots flying small unmanned aircraft and to make recommendations as part of the CAA process for gaining a PfCO (Permission for Commercial Operation). A PfCO allows the operator to fly drones … Continued

8th October 2018

COPTRZ Now Offering OFQUAL Level 4 Award to CAA Training Course Students

COPTRZ has always been committed to drone training. As an industry leader, we place a huge importance on education programmes as part of our offering which extends well beyond the point of sale. By training commercial, public and private organisations – as well as individuals – in how to operate drones, we are helping them … Continued

16th July 2018

Drone Flying Course: The Next Step In Your Career

Becoming a drone pilot is one of the most exciting careers you can launch in the current commercial environment, offering opportunities to build a lucrative and successful business. There are abundant openings for qualified commercial drone pilots to develop a business at this moment, however, it’s highly likely the arena will become far more competitive … Continued

11th May 2018

Do I Need a PfCO? (Permission for Commercial Operations)

The number of drones taking to the skies in recent years has increased significantly. As new drone operators continue to enter the market, they will be faced with the decision to obtain their PfCO (permission for commercial operations). As a CAA accredited NQE, we speak to many drone pilots, and the same questions are continually … Continued

19th February 2018

CAA Drone Flight Test: What to expect on the day

COPTRZ is the UK’s leading CAA approved NQE, delivering permission for commercial operations (PfCO) training courses at 12 locations across the UK. The drone flight test is a fundamental part of the course and this article aims to give you a quick overview of what you can expect on the day. There are three main sections to … Continued

15th February 2018

Preparing Your PfCO Operations Manual

As a qualified NQE, COPTRZ provides specialist training to enable drone pilots to obtain their permission for commercial operations (PfCO). The process of applying for your PfCO involves three key areas; a theory assessment, flight assessment and an operations manual submission to the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). Submitting drone flight operations manual to the CAA is … Continued

2nd November 2017