Drone Courses

Our UK drone pilot training course is market-leading and Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) compliant. The Unmanned Aircraft Qualification (UAQ) that every successful graduate receives, serves as proof of competence when applying to the CAA for a Permission for Commercial Operation (PfCO), and allows graduates to seek employment with existing drone companies that hold a permission.

Our instructors are highly experienced civilian commercial operators, and many were involved in the design and development of the courses. As former military and civilian, rotary and fixed wing, manned and remote pilots and former air traffic controllers, they ensure that the training is up-to-date and relevant, satisfying not just the CAA requirements but also preparing graduates for their first job as a commercial drone operator. 

If you'd like to know where we hold our courses follow the link to our course locations page.

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UAQ Drone Training Course

The UAQ course will allow you to gain employment as a professional drone pilot and/or enable you to apply for your PfCO. We are the only NQE whose Unmanned Aircraft Qualification (UAQ) is dual-recognised; not only by the CAA but also by ProQual as an academic recognition of your capabilities as a drone pilot.

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Learn to Fly a Drone

This is for anybody wishing to receive a 90-minute private instruction on how to operate their drone safely and efficiently.

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Payment Options


UAQ Fast Track PfCO Drone Course £999 + VAT

Pay upfront and complete the Unmanned Aircraft Qualification course in just three days. Develop your Operations Manual using our template to be ready to apply for your PfCO in a matter of weeks.

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UAQ Fundamentals £250 + VAT

Our UAQ Fundamentals online course is your starting point to becoming a drone pilot. Take this course on it's own, or upgrade to a Fast Track PfCO for £749 + VAT when the time is right.

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UAQ Additional Pilot £899 + VAT

Are you looking to train someone to fly under your existing PfCO? Are you going to work for someone that has a PfCO?

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Industry Bolt Ons


Search and Rescue Drone Training

Our Search and Rescue (SAR) training is a tailored, context-specific course for SAR teams.

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Drone Training for the Media Industry

Our media bolt-on is an end-to-end course aimed at giving those working in TV and video production all the practical and theoretical skills to begin to operate drones safely and efficiently.

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