Reading Drone Training Course for PfCO

Your nearest ICARUS Drone Training is hosted at The Manor House at Howbery Park, Wallingford in Oxfordshire which is less than 1 hour away from Reading. With ample parking, and great connections to Reading via Public Transport, this idyllic location is perfectly suited to complete your training to achieve your Permission for Commercial Operations (PfCO) from the CAA.

All prices quoted include VAT.

 

 

What is the timetable for the course?

Below is an outline of the ICARUS Theory Course syllabus; it shows the lessons you will undertake in order to learn the required information to be a competent and safe commercial operator. The theory course culminates with a multiple choice examination of 50 questions. The pass mark for the exam is 80% – but do not be phased by this! We will ensure that you have the required knowledge to pass the exam by the time you come to sit it.

Day 1

9am - 5pm

  • Intro & Air Law

  • Principles of Flight (PoF)

  • Meteorology

  • Airspace and Operating Principles

  • Operations Manual & Risk Assessment

  • Li-Po Batteries

Day 2

9am - 5pm

  • Human Factors

  • Operator Responsibilities & Airmanship

  • Navigation

  • Flight Planning

  • UKLFS and Collision Effects

  • Revision

  • Exam

Flight Test (Must be completed unto 12 months from completing your Theory Course)

2 Hour AM/PM

  • On-Site Survey & Risk Assessment

  • Brief the instructor

  • Practical Assesment

  • Result & De-Brief