Why Choose COPTRZ For Your CAA PfCO Training

Last updated on

August 30, 2017


As an approved NQE, COPTRZ provides a complete 4 day CAA PfCO Training Course that enables drone pilots to obtain their permission for commercial operations.

Training for all ability levels

Our students range from photographers/videographers all the way through to police forces and large corporations looking to use drones as part of their operations.


Why choose COPTRZ for your CAA PfCO Training?

Highly experienced trainers

Unlike many other NQE’s, our trainers have real-world experience flying UAVs. We pride ourselves on having some of the most experienced CAA approved trainers in the country, led by our head trainer, John Moreland. Prior to joining COPTRZ, John was General Secretary of the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Systems Association, so you can rest assured that you are learning from the very best in the industry.

Nationwide training centres

You won’t have to travel up and down the country to obtain your permission for commercial operations. COPTRZ offer our CAA PfCO Training Courses in 7 locations throughout the UK; Barnsley, Leeds, Hampshire, Cardiff, Brighton, Edinburgh & Belfast.

You’ll get business startup advice

We understand that you are not only beginning your career as a commercial drone pilot but also potentially as a new business owner. With this comes it’s own challenges, and we’re here to support you every step of the way. When you book your CAA PfCO Training Course with COPTRZ, you’ll also receive a complimentary ticket to our ‘Making Money from Drones Seminar‘. At this half-day event, you’ll gain valuable business advice on planning, sales, operations and marketing.

Post training support

Once you complete your CAA PfCO Training Course with COPTRZ, you’ll gain immediate entry into the exclusive ‘COPTRZ Pilots’ Facebook group. COPTRZ Pilots is a community of CAA approved pilots sharing drone business advice, creative techniques and partnership opportunities. Grow your drone business with the support of your fellow pilots.

0% finance available

Why pay for your CAA PfCO Training Course upfront when you can spread the cost? COPTRZ offer 0% finance on training and drones to help you get your business off the ground. Click here to find out more about our financing options.

OFQUAL Accreditation

In addition to your NQE Recommendation, COPTRZ can also separately provide you with an academically registered qualification under OFQUAL (Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) as a Level 4 award. That means if you choose COPTRZ as your NQE, you’ll have the option to receive a vocational Level 4 award recognised across the board by employers in many sectors. This represents a standard between an A Level and a degree (ONC/HNC level). This qualification is an additional extra.

Want to find out more about obtaining your permission for commercial operations? Contact us or call 0330 111 7177.

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