Commercial Drone Training

Commercial Drone Training

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This A2 Certificate of Competency (A2 CofC) course is delivered by Commercial Drone Training a major national drone training company.

CDT has been drone training for 6 years and trained over 4,000 students on residential and non-residential courses to become Drone Pilots with a PfCO course.

We have trained many emergency service teams including Police forces, Fire and Military.

The Owner of CDT is Mike Green who was a Commercial Airline Pilot for 10 Years.

CDT are Approved by the UK Civil Aviation Authority CAA to host A2 Certificate of Competency (A2 CofC) Courses and train Drone Pilots as a Recognised Assessment Entity ( RAE ) Number 3987.  You are in very good experienced hands.

We are amongst 44 companies across the whole of the U.K approved by the CAA with this permission to train and test.

CDT is owned and run by Mike Green a former airline pilot who has a life long passion for aviation.  Mike become an UAS examiner for the CAA 6 years ago and has built a training organisation trusted to train the police, fire services, MOD and many large national companies.

Mike also has a degree in Building Surveying and uses his private practice experience using aerial building surveys to  push the many benefits of drone use to the building industry.

We have trained over 4000 Remote Pilots since 2014 and have an outstanding reputation, helping students operate their drones safely and within the rules, offering access to unrivalled on-going support.

CAA approved Drone Training providers like CDT have transitioned from a CAA approved NQE to become an RAE (Recognised Assessment Entity) and we now provide two main qualifications. A2 Certificate of Competency (A2  CofC) for operations within the OPEN category or a GVC (General VLOS Certificate) which is used to apply for a Operational Authorisation (Similar to a PfCO) for operations within the SPECIFIC category.

If you have any questions about which course is right for you or your organisation either the new A2 Certificate of Competency (A2 CofC) or GVC (General VLOS Certificate) contact Mike by email on

mike@a2certificateof or telephone direct on  07889 767 398