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Pay ONLY for the Examination

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.

  • Online video learning - We don't do 'Death by Powerpoint' here

    Start, Pause and Stop your video E-learning whenever you want. Learn at your own pace in the comfort and safety of your own home... We're aviation training experts and our broadcast-quality training is broken down into bite-size, easy to understand videos which teach you what you NEED to know (and more!) in an efficient and proven manner.

  • Online Theory Exam

    Once you've completed your online training, you can build your confidence and prepare for your Theory Exam by using the Mock Exams (contained within a separate course). Once you're happy, you can use our simple system to book your online examination.

  • 99% First Time Pass Rate

    Over 99% of our students pass their theory examination on their first attempt. To help you prepare, we've even included FULL mock examinations in the training course which you can take BEFORE you sit your examination. This helps ensure that you can feel confident when it's time for your examination. Because of the way we teach and the extra preparation we provide, you'll find the examination a breeze!

  • Unlimited Support

    Just because our course is carried out online doesn't mean that you don't have support! The UAVHub Team can be reached via the phone, email, our UAVHub Facebook group and live chat at all times, or you can book in one-to-one video facetime with a member of the training team to get YOUR questions answered... Promptly and efficiently!

  • Join the HIGHEST RATED Drone School in the UK

    With more than 1000 5 star reviews, UAVHub is the Highest Rated Drone School in the UK by FAR! We've trained more than 7000 Professional Drone Operators over the last few years - so come and see for FREE what all the fuss is about and see why our training is the BEST in the world!

MORE than just a Drone Course

Flexible, Online and Tailored to the Emergency Services

  • 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.

  • EXTRA Modules

    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.

What will I be taught?

Going beyond the General Visual Line of Sight Certificate (GVC)

  • GVC Syllabus

    This course bundle contains the FULL UAVHub GVC Drone course syllabus including our BONUS UK Low Flying System and Collision Effects module

  • Emergency Service Exemptions

    The Emergency Services can use an Exemption to the standard 'Drone Laws' in certain circumstances. We teach you what you can do, when you can do it, and what you need to do to stay legal.

  • Thermal Imagery

    Deciphering a thermal image requires knowledge and practice. We teach you the theory behind thermal imagery, things to look out for and best practice when using infrared technology.

  • Missing Persons

    Searching for a missing person using a drone is not just about putting your drone up and hoping for the best. You need to plan, coordinate and be as accurate in your search as possible. We give you best practices and guidance for missing person search operations.

FREE for the Emergency Services

Get your team experienced with the UK's #1 Drone Training School

We have made our 'Blue Light' course free for all Emergency Service Drone Teams to ensure that you know and understand the requirements of the Emergency Service Exemptions, as well as best practices for Thermal Imagery and Missing Person searches using Drones. ONLY pay for the GVC theory examination and flight test.
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  • 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 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.

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