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    GVC Drone Course (General VLOS Certificate)

    What is the GVC Drone Course?

    Learn to get your (GVC General Visual Line of Certificate) so you can fly your drones in the Specific Category from 1st July 2020.


    The GVC drone course is the new course that is replacing the PfCO (Permission for Commercial Operation).


    Simply select a date to take your Theory Examination and ensure you complete all of the pre-requisite E-Learning modules prior to attending your 1 Day Course which ends with your 40 Question Examination.


    All of our GVC Drone course E-Learning is taught by industry expert and UAVHUB CEO Matt Williams (Mr MPW) who will guide you through the learning process that will ultimately lead to you becoming a certified drone operator in the Specific Category.


    When you have completed your Theory Exam, you simply need to book your Practical Examination (Operational Evaluation) at our Oxfordshire or North-Staffordshire Training Field and this will take up to 2 hours to complete.


    The final part of the ICARUS GVC drone course is focused on the Operations Manual. You'll be sent a list of questions to complete detailing your planned operations, the answers to these questions are then used to create an operations manual bespoke unique to you - The manual is usually delivered within 5 working days.


    Theory Course Venue(s):

    Oxford - The Manor House, Howbery Park, Wallingford, Oxfordshire

    Stoke-on-Trent - UAVHUB, IC6, Denise Coates Foundation Building, Keele University, ST5 5AA

    Chorley - Shaw Hill Golf and Spa Hotel, Whittle-le-Woods, Chorley PR6 7PP

    Kent - Brandshatch Place Hotel & Spa, Brands Hatch Rd, Gallows Wood, Longfield DA3 8NQ,

    Bath - Bailbrook House Hotel, Eveleigh Avenue, London Road West, Bath BA1 7JD, UK

    Salford - AJ Bell Stadium, 1 Stadium Way, Eccles, Manchester M30 7EY, UK

    Leeds - Waterton Park Hotel, Walton, Wakefield WF2 6PW


     Flight Test Venue(s):

    Howbery Park, Wallingford, Oxfordshire

    Cudmore Fisheries, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire


    On successful completion of this course, you are awarded an RAE Recommendation Certificate which is required to apply for an Operational Authorisation with GVC Permissions from the CAA.


    What are the 5 Steps to getting the GVC?


    Why choose UAVHUB?

    UAVHUB (a registered trademark and trading name of Aerial Motion Pictures Ltd) is an NQE and the world's first Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Recognised Assessment Entity (RAE); authorised by the CAA to provide professional drone training to allow you to apply for your Permission for Commercial Operations (PfCO), General Visual Line of Sight Certificate (GVC) AND/OR the A2 Certificate of Competency (A2 C of C).

    We have trained over 2000 Remote Pilots since 2015 and we have an outstanding reputation, supported by the fact that we are the UK's Highest Rated Drone course on Trustpilot with over 600 5***** star reviews. 

    Our Instructors are either ex. RAF Helicopter Instructors or are professionals in the professional Drone Space, with years of experience - with UAVHUB, you're in safe hands!