The General VLOS Certificate (GVC) Drone Training Course


What is the General “Visual Line of Sight” Certificate (GVC)?

The General “Visual Line of Sight” Certificate or GVC as it’s more commonly known is the drone training and qualification needed to be able to apply to the CAA for an Operational Authorisation. Your operational authorisation will allow you to Operate UAS in the specific category under the new UAS regulations that came into effect on December 31st 2020.


What sets you apart from your competitors? It could be your expert knowledge! That’s why you need a training provider that offers drone training, global qualifications, and on-going support from industry experts across the world. The great news is, accessing top quality information has never been easier with our brand new online training jam packed full of information, support, and more!

Our online GVC drone training course is OFQUAL Level 4 accredited meaning you can rest assured knowing you are training with the best and you’ll have the certificate to prove it.

You have two options to choose from:

Option 1 – GVC Drone Training Course only

  • GVC General “Visual Line of Sight” Certificate online course

Option 2 – GVC Training Stack

  • GVC General “Visual Line of Sight” Certificate online course
  • A2 CofC (Certificate of Competency) online course

You can see more information about out GVC training stack further down the page.

You’ll be learning at Coptrz Academy
It’s the UK’s Leading Drone Training Academy. Serious alumni have walked through these doors, including pilots and companies that are now winning big national contracts. There’s a reason the big boys trust us with their training. Coptrz Academy is an OFQUAL accredited drone training provider, meaning that you will be globally recognised as the best of the best. It’s also a quality stamp, it lets people know that you take your training seriously. Start your journey today and begin your GVC Drone Training Course online.