Gain your permission for commercial operations (PfCO) from the most established drone training provider in Europe (operating since 2010)

To legally operate a drone commercially in the UK you need to gain a Permission for Commercial Operations from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). The Phoenix Drone Training Course will allow you to gain the knowledge and skills required to obtain your Permission for Commercial Operations (PfCO) from the CAA. (otherwise known as a drone licence)

Our fully approved CAA Drone Training Course takes place over a 3 day period in total and includes a 2 day ground school and 1 day flight operations assessment. There´s an option to book additional flight training (1-4 days). Please check the price list for available package deals.



Ground School Training

The aim of the Ground School is to enable Pilots to operate a drone safely, whilst complying with the CAA regulations. The course is currently two days in duration

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Flight Training

This training, whilst tailored to suit individual requirements, is broken down into two key elements. 1. Basic Flying Technique - using dual control drone

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Repair & Maintenance

Keeping your aircraft in tip-top condition is critical. Our expert instructors have many years of experience in all forms of drones. We can take in your aircraft

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Comments & Testimonials

  • By David Linnett

    The Ground School was very enjoyable and informative plus the refreshments and lunch were most excellent too

  • By Lyndon Philip Thomas

    Thanks to all the team at Phoenix UAV centre for a great day out and a fantastic lunch. Look forward to seeing you all again soon.

Services at Phoenix UAV Centre

  • Flight School

    Training consists of a mix of PC simulator training and initial flights using our equipment before moving on to your own. We can also help you with basic setup and maintenance if you are new to multirotors.

  • The Aerial Academy Certification

    As a CAA-approved NQE, we specialise in drone flight training as well as offering full aviation theory training and examination whilst helping you to develop commercial operations procedures.

  • All in one location

    All of our training is carried out on our site at Springleaze Park, Norton St.Phillip, Somerset