FULL E-learning GVC Drone Course
Our complete video E-learning package will mean that your operators can learn from the office or their own home without taking days away from the front line.
Flexible Online Examination
Our examinations for the Emergency Services are booked directly with our UAVHub invigilators remotely. We can work with YOU to work around YOUR busy schedule.
We have built a course for the Blue Light Emergency Services to educate you about the Exemptions available to Emergency Services drone pilots as well as educating you around best practices for Thermal Imagery and Missing Persons searches using drones.
Learn at your own pace, in the comfort of your own home with our highly acclaimed GVC (General Visual Line of Sight Certificate) E-learning course.
This course has been developed to give you all the tools you need to confidently apply to the CAA for your an Operational Authorisation, or be a qualified remote pilot in your organisations OA.
Is this course availble to the public?
No, this course is not available to the public or for purchase by a member of the public. This course for the emergency services (Police, Fire and Ambulance) and is delivered with our General Visual Line of Sight Certificate (GVC) course.
Is there a formal examination?
There is a theory examination and practical examination as part of the GVC Course. There is no formal examination as part of the 'Blue Light' course, but there are quizzes at the end of each module to ensure that you have clearly understood the content.
Do I get a certificate?
You will get a CAA recognised General Visual Line of Sight Certificate
How was this course developed?
This course has been developed between UAVHUB and the ex-head of the Lancashire Fire and Rescue Services UAS Department to assist with the education of other Emergency Service UAS teams.
How is the course taught?
The course is taught primarily through Video E-learning, supplemented with some reading materials.
Is there any practical or in person training?
No, this course is purely E-learning and there is no practical training for the Emergency Services. If you would like to organise Emergency Services Practical Training for your team, email firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll be happy to assist.
Why is this course free?
We have made this course free for the Emergency Services to provide the most cost-effective route for your teams to know best practices when operating drones as part of the Emergency Services. The only part you will pay for is the GVC theory examination and the GVC flight test.
All Courses, Emergency Services
General VLOS Certificate (GVC) Blue Light
This version of the General Visual Line of Sight Certificate drone course is designed for the Blue Light and Emergency Services. The Revision and Exam modules are contained within a separate course.
General VLOS Certificate (GVC) Blue Light Revision & Exam Booking
The Revision and Exam Booking modules for the Emergency Services General Visual Line of Sight Certificate Drone Course. The FULL course must be completed before you book your examination
All Courses, Emergency Services
The Blue Light Drone Course - for the Emergency Services
This course has been specially developed to assist with new Drone Operators within the Emergency Services. The course covers the exemptions for emergency services as well as Thermal Imagery and searching for Missing Persons with drones.