Courses and Pricing

We offer 5 courses taught by experts who all have their CAA Permission.

Our courses

All courses will lead to the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Permission for Commercial Operations.
The CAA Permission for Commercial Operations is required to legally operate drones or Small Unmanned Aircraft (SUA) for paid work in the UK.

All prices are exclusive of VAT

Abbreviated Course


  • Home school course
  • Pre-course study material
  • Ops manual template
  • Written theory exam*
  • Flight test*

Course Details



  • 2 day theory course
  • 1 Day Flight Test*
  • Pre-course E-Learning Modules
  • Ops manual template
  • Written theory exam

Course Details



  • 2 Hour E-Learning Module
  • 1 day classroom course with OSC experienced instructor
  • Guidance on How to Write the OSC Vol 3
  • Pre-course E-Learning Modules
  • Training  on what evidence to submit to CAA for your OSC application

Course Details

Membership FAQ

How do I become a Commercial Drone Pilot?

Uplift Drone Training Provides industry leading training courses to enable organisations and individuals to become commercial drone pilots. To fly drones commercially in the UK you need to obtain a PfCO or Permission for Commercial Operations, all Uplift Drone Training courses lead to the applicant obtaining the Permission for Commercial Operations (PfCO).

How long are your PFCO courses?

We provide a 2 day training course with a 3rd day for flight test as part of the fast track.

What is involved in obtaining a Permission for Commercial Operations?

You have to complete 3 parts of the PfCO process. These are , a ground course that ends in a written exam, producing an Operations Manual and passing a flight test. Please see our video that explains the course here. Uplift Drone Training will help you every step of the way.

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