Drone Operator Certificate

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NEW!  Enrollment now open for:

  • Spring 2018
  • Fall 2018

Our 4-Day Certificate programs will be offered in Durham, NH.

Offered in partnership with the NH Department of Transportation, this program is your introduction to the drone or unmanned aircraft system (UAS) industry. Familiarize yourself with UAS equipment, training and flight requirements. You’ll learn more about different UAS-related careers, emerging UAS trends and discipline-specific applications of UAS technology in areas such as engineering, real estate, emergency response, photography, GIS and agriculture.


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New England Drone Conference

June 1 | Durham

Rapid technology developments in unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV/UAS) has led to drones being used for their capability to capture data in a way like never before. Don't be left behind as the use of UAVs can lead to a tremendous impact across industries, from small business to large projects, and emergency response and disaster preparedness.

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

Next Offering Begins: May 21 | 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: July 20 | 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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