Did you know that a drone flying license is required for any individual using drones for business purposes? From April 1st through 6th, Motlow State Community College is offering a Drone Course.
This course is to support and prepare professionals or drone enthusiasts who need to pursue the FAA licensing exam. The FAA license is required for any professional utilizing a drone for business purposes. Drone pilot licensing is often needed for individuals in the following industries: Police, Fire, EMS / Photographers, Videographers / Construction, Engineering/ Realtors, Property Developers / Forestry, Agriculture.
This 24 hour course is designed to help students become familiar with the basics of becoming a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Certified Remote Pilot in Command (RPIC) and entering this growing field of commercial drone operations. This course aims to ensure the students are ready and confident to take the FAR 107 certification exam.
The course is taught by knowledgeable and well-trained instructors with applicable experience, collaboration, and interactive learning activities to reinforce the retention and application of the regulations based on the most up to date and proven research on teaching and learning. The hands-on flying experience and real-life application of learning these skills is a major part of thecurriculum with expert UAS instructors.
Note: Minimum age for attendance is 16 and all attendees must have a valid driver’s license.
Cost of class is $599. You can register here.
Details of class times and locations:
Weekday Portion Class
Monday-Friday, April 1st-5th
TN College of Applied Technology, Room 204
663 Ken Pilkerton Drive, Smyrna
Saturday “Hands-On Flight” Class
Saturday, April 6th
9:00am – Noon
Motlow State Community College, Smyrna Campus
5002 Motlow College Blvd., Smyrna TN 37167
(parking lot / side yard)