Drone Training 

from £999 inc. VAT


Drone Training

caa uav course for permission for commercial operation

Aerial Motion Pictures have training nearly 1000 students to become commercially certified drone operators in the UK since 2015.

Based on our proven record for drone safety and airmanship, the ICARUS course is designed to take you through from complete novice of the aviation world to expert in the rules and regulations within 2 days.

We have 2 courses designed to lead you through to your PfCO (Permission for Commercial Operation) that start with 2 days of ground school.

Check out our 2 Day ICARUS Standard and our 3 Day ICARUS Pro Fast Track.

What's included?

  • 2-day theory ground school.
  • Refreshments and Lunch included at venue.
  • Aide-memoire.
  • Award of certificate upon passing theory course.
  • Operations manual template, guidance and ops manual review.
  • Closed book theory exam.
  • Operational Evaluation (Flight Test) - booked on separate day.
  • We submit your paperwork to the CAA for permission application.
  • Support 9am-5pm Monday to Friday

What is the timetable?

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)
  • Metereology
  • Airspace and Operating Principles
  • Operations Manual & Risk Assessment
drone training classroom

Day 2

9am - 5pm

  • Human Factors
  • Operator Responsibilities & Airmanship
  • Navigation
  • Flight Planning
  • Li-Po Batteries & UKLFS
  • Revision/Exam

PRACTICAL TEST (included in course price - to be booked at a later date determined by pilot proficiency)

2 Hour AM/PM

  • On-Site Survey & Risk Assessment
  • Brief the instructor
  • Practical Assesment
  • Result & De-Brief




      Why Choose ICARUS™ Drone Training