335.00 Hours Required

San Diego is a center for innovation and unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) are becoming the technology of choice for overwater, aerospace, retail delivery and agriculture industries. Our 335-hour program will employ hands-on training using state of-the-art technology. Upon course completion, students will be ready to take the FAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Drone Knowledge Test—the required exam needed to pass to get a Remote Pilot Certificate.

Course includes:

• Safety & Risk Mitigation
• System Integration
• Drone System Overview
• Drone Software
• Payloads
• Emergence of Drones and the Future
• Controllers/Computers
• Hardware Components
• Communications - Radio/LTE/Satellite
• Introduction to Drones
• FAA certificate requirements and emerging regulations
• FAA exam prep
• Career Readiness
• OSHA-10 Certificate
• Lean Training
• Industry Networking & Guest Speakers

This workforce training class requires that a Student submit a Work Skills Application, an online information session, an online math and reading assessment, and an interview with our staff member to assist you with questions, tuition assistance if needed, and course requirements prior to enrolling. Start by going to HERE for the application.

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Work Skills Application

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