NCCC Workforce Development is Offering Course in Small Unmanned Aerial Systems Training

February 3, 2016

Niagara County Community College (NCCC) is offering a non-credit course this winter for introductory Small Unmanned Aerial Systems (drone) training. This non-credit training is essential whether flying for personal pleasure or to learn more about what will be required of a commercial operator in this new field. Training covers learning to fly using multiple types of flight systems from multi-rotors, fixed-wing, and includes autonomous flight.

You'll get the information required to make educated decisions on what flight systems will meet your needs combined with all the knowledge necessary for safe flight and potentially a new career direction. Companies and individuals will learn about emerging job opportunities, FAA policies, best practices, safety, operational risks, economic drivers, and the application and use of this transformative technology in their businesses.

Introduction to Small Unmanned Aerial Systems will run Mondays & Wednesdays, 6-9 p.m., August 8-24, 2016. It is 18 hours in total, includes a small quad-copter with camera, a computer flight simulator with radio controller and a workbook for $1499 per person.

The class will be located on the NCCC Sanborn Campus and will include indoor hands-on flight practice using the small quad-copter and computer simulator training.

Interested parties can register at

Curious about this technology and its benefits?

For more information, contact Workforce Development, 716-614-6236

This training is offered in partnership with SkyOp LLC,