This training is available, and free to the tourism and agriculture industries, as well as emergency and first-responders. After completion of the training, you will be in a position to earn an FAA Part 107 Commercial Drone Pilot Certificate. All courses are instructed by National Drone Services.
Agriculture and tourism:
The practical application of drone technology is only just beginning to be realized in both the agricultural and tourism industries.
Course attendees will receive hands-on flight training using a number of specialized drone platforms. Areas of focus include aerial photography and cinematography, automated data collection for aerial mapping and 3D modeling. No prior experience is required.
Emergency and first responders:
The program includes situational exercises that combine risk assessments, challenge flying, and analytical problem-solving skills within specific mission objectives.
Course attendees will receive hands-on flight training in aerial observation, terrain mapping, flight maneuvers, crew resource management, accident scene reconstruction, search and rescue and night operations.
August 3-4 | 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Eastern Main Campus
September 7-8 | 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Eastern Main Campus
For the August and September trainings, please enroll at the button below.