Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems, sUAS or Drones, are a dynamic, emerging technology that is transforming industries from public safety to agriculture and real estate to photography. Our drone short-term training opportunities provide you with hands-on flight training to successfully fly your drone for recreational use.

Hands-On Drone Flight Training

This 8-hour training introduces participants to the fundamentals of drone flight, including basic controls, safety protocols, and practical applications. Through hands-on training sessions, participants will gain proficiency in operating drones safely and effectively. By the end of the training, participants will have gained the necessary knowledge and skills to operate drones safely and confidently and will be equipped to continue practicing and exploring further opportunities in drone flight.

Upcoming Training Dates & Times

  • 6pm - 8pm Tuesdays July 9, 16, 23, 30 

Training Location

  • Mt. Pleasant Campus | Morey Technical Education Center

Training Investment

  • $295
  • Training includes a basic drone!

About Drones

Hobbyists do not need to have a remote pilot certification and can fly under the following regulations.

  • Under 400’ above ground level
  • Within line of sight
  • Outside of restricted airspace
  • With a flight system weighing under 55 lbs
  • Minimum age of 16 to become certified to fly for commercial purposes (Part 107)
  • Must be registered with the FAA

People working in these fields often use drones in their daily work.

  • Real Estate
  • Construction
  • Filmmaking
  • Public Safety
  • Insurance
  • Journalism
  • Agriculture
  • Transportation
  • Energy
  • Telecommunications
  • Education
Harrison Campus Technical Education Center
Mt. Pleasant Campus Morey Technical Education Center