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Workforce Development

Drone Operator Training

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A course is now available to give you the skills required to pilot drones and access emerging job opportunities.  Our hands-on knowledge-to-action curriculum, tested and vetted by the State University of New York, gives advanced insight into the business and employment opportunities created by drones.

Intro to sUAS/Learn to Fly Course

This 30-hour course includes an introduction to sUAS and prepares students to take the FAA Part 107 Exam.  Students will learn what it takes to fly safely and legally as business and hobby pilots; understand the job market and business models along with how to purchase and get the most out of their drones.

Topics covered include

Payload, sensors, flying multirotor & fixed-wing drones; indoor flight training; diverse flight systems; maintenance; registration & certification requirements; safety; insurance; industry applications; technologies; and the latest FAA policies to legally operate a drone.

Required Course Materials:

Book: Remote Pilot Test Prep 2022

Drone options

Date: January 23rd-February 27th, 2023
Days/Times: Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:00-9:00pm
$750 plus book materials
NCCC Sanborn Campus Room TBA

*NCCC reserves the right to cancel or postpone courses due to insufficient enrollment.

Drone Operator


Workforce Development
Phone: 716-614-6236
Location: A-231