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At UNH Professional Development & Training we offer a variety of drone programs including one-day and multi-day workshops and an annual conference.  Check out some of our current top drone programs and see why we are the provider of choice in New Hampshire for drone education.


Offered in partnership with the NH Department of Transportation, this program is designed for current or future UAS pilots based in New England. Familiarize yourself with UAS equipment and safety protocol while learning more about how UAS technology is being used in different contexts:

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Drone (UAV/UAS) Operator Certificate

Next Offering Begins: Sept 10 | Durham, NH

This four-day Drone Operator program focuses primarily on hands-on flight activities that are appropriate for the beginner or intermediate drone pilot. Approximately half of the class time will focus on outdoor flight exercises that introduce students to progressively more difficult navigational tasks and scenarios.

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Part 107 Drone (UAV/UAS) Pilot Test Prep Workshop

Date: August 20 | Portsmouth, NH

This workshop introduces students to the FAA’s Part 107 non-hobbyist small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) regulations and the associated Part 107 Certification test. This workshop reviews the key reasons behind the FAA’s rollout of the Part 107 regulation with a focus on operating drones safely in United States National Airspace System (NAS). Students will receive an in-depth overview of the two paths for pursing a Part 107 remote drone certificate.

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Drones (UAV/UAS) and Emergency Management

Next Offering Begins: September 27 | Durham, NH

In addition to classroom-based discussion, this workshop includes significant hands-on activity to help apply concepts learned to real-world emergency response/SAR missions. Missions will  include a focus on accident assessment, 3-D mapping, rapid response and other scenarios that introduce students to the complexities of high-stakes drone operation.

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Drone (sUAS) Videography & Photography

Date: Sept 12 & 13 | Durham, NH

This 2-day course will prepare students to capture and edit aerial video footage using the latest drone technology and video editing software. The first day of this course will be spent outside capturing video footage. The second day will focus on editing footage in a computer lab environment.

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