GVC Drone Training Course
GVC Drone Training Course
Ready to take your drone game to the next level?
The General “Visual Line of Sight” Certificate, or GVC, is the drone training and qualification required to apply for Operational Authorisation with the CAA. Your operational authorisation enables you to operate a UAS in the specific category as defined by UAS regulations.
Our GVC drone training course is OFQUAL Level 4 accredited, so you can be confident that you are training with the best and will have the certificate to prove it.
Carberry Tower Mansion House, Carberry Tower Estate Musselburgh, EH21 8PY
COPTRZ HQ, 1st Floor Phoenix House, 3 South Parade Leeds, LS1 5QX
Woodland Grange, Old Milverton Lane, Leamington Spa Warwickshire, CV32 6RN
Highfield Park, Church Lane Heckfield, RG27 0LG
The New House Country Hotel, Thornhill, Cardiff, CF14 9UA
ISH Venues, 1 Park Crescent London, W1B 1SH
The Kent Event Centre, Kent Showground, Detling, Maidstone London, ME14 3JF
FLIGHT TEST LOCATIONS
8 Flight Test Locations
We’ve helped over 1,400 organisations implement drone technology into their workflows
GVC + OFQUAL 4
GVC Accelerator package
PFCO to GVC Conversion Course
GVC Theory Test
Put your hard work to the test and pass the 40-question multiple-choice exam.
GVC Practical Flight Assessment
Take your practical flight assessment, where a member of our training team will assess your flight skills. We recommend that you have 10 hours of flying experience before you take your practical assessment.
Drone Operation Manual
Submit your operations manual for our trainers to assess.
WHAT OUR GVC STUDENTS SAY
“…It was a hugely enjoyable course and always clear and concise through the modules, and the option to learn at my own pace was very beneficial. When it came to the operations manual and the assessment phase it was always clear and communications were prompt and informative. The flight assessment was friendly and was allowed to carry out in a relaxed manner which certainly helped with the nerves I had leading up to it…”
MAREK TOPOLY, MUEHLHAN WIND SERVICE
“Online training course was created in a very professional and effective way. I really enjoyed each module and all the outstanding questions were answered from COPTRZ team immediately. Webinars are informative with lots of great and interesting stuff. The overall exam process from booking till test day is well explained and guided through properly with all the support you need. Very knowledgeable people. I can only recommend COPTRZ.”
DR LAURENT DUVERGÉ, KESTREL WILDLIFE CONSULTANTS
“I have trained with COPTRZ for a number of years, at several of their training venues and on-line, and am now going through the A2CofC and GVC licensing process with them. I’ve always encountered very knowledgeable staff and course instructors, and the course material has always been up to date. The whole process has been made easy by having a very efficient booking system, and I look forward to dealing with them in the future, as I expand my business.”
Theory resit fees are £49+VAT, Practical flight assessment resit fees are £174 + VAT.
Yes! If you are current or ex-military our courses are available to enrol on using your ELCAS Credits, find out more here.
They are two completely different things. A GVC is the competency requirements and certificates required to apply for an Operational Authorisation. A GVC is much like the NQE certificates candidates received from completing a course to be able to apply for a PfCO.
Yes, public liability insurance will be required to take your flight test as part of the GVC course and for flights once you complete your course when not flown for recreational purposes. There is also an application fee for the Operational Authorisation payable to the CAA.
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The General “Visual Line of Sight” Certificate or GVC as its more commonly known is the drone training and qualification needed to be able to apply to the CAA for Operational Authorisation. Your operational authorisation will allow you to Operate UAS in the specific category under the UAS regulations.