CDP-C™ Online PfCO Course – Options and Fees

All prices include VAT

PfCO Stage 2

Flight Operations Assessment
  • Flight Operations Assessment at one of our  many locations around the UK
  • Free Insurance for your Flight Ops Assessment MORE DETAILS
  • Issue of CAA recognised Certificate or Recommendation for the issue of a PfCO
  • Please see Pricing Notes below

Pricing Notes:

All prices include VAT

PLEASE NOTE: In addition to any fees payable to The UAV Academy,  you will be required to pay a fee, which is currently £253, to the CAA for the issue of your initial PfCO on completion of the course. The annual renewal fee is currently £190. CAA fees are not subject to VAT.

Printed Course Handbook

  • High quality printed and bound course handbook is available only to enrolled students (£25 including postage to UK address)

Re-sits and Re-tests

  • Theory Examination re-sit: £60
  • Flight Operations Assessment re-test: £240

Refresher Course

We place a limit of 12 months from enrolling on the course to completing the course by passing the Flight Operations Assessment. Should you delay completion of the course, for whatever reason, we will ask you to take an online theory refresher to ensure that your knowledge is fresh and up-to-date with current regulations and best practices. There is a fee of £300 (incl. VAT) for the refresher course.

*PPL holders

If you already hold a UK Pilots Licence (PPL, CPL, ATPL etc) you are exempt from having to take the formal theory examination.  You will, however, be expected to complete the online training syllabus. Most of this will be familiar to you, however, the regulations specific to SUA operations and the operations planning and procedures will not have been covered as part of your PPL syllabus.

Exemption from the formal exam will also available to Military and Civilian Aircrew whose qualifications are listed in CAP722 as equivalent to the Sub 20kg Theory Course. You will be expected to deliver the same standard of planning, briefing and execution as those who complete the entire course.

If you are exempt from the theory examination the fee for the complete course is £438 including VAT. This includes the flight operations assessment.


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