Capital Community College in partnership with Aquiline Drones introduces a ground-breaking two-part Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) training and educational program that enables students to obtain a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Certified Drone Pilot license and operate a commercial drone business.

As participants, you will embark on a high tech journey and you will experience the power of full life cycle cloud connectivity in drones.

 

COMMERCIAL DRONE OPERATIONS CERTIFICATE

This is a two-part program.

The first part of the program, Introduction to Commercial Drones, is designed for the beginner as a foundation for entry and prepares the student to successfully pass the FAA drone pilot examination.

The second part of the program, Cloud Connected Drone Operations, takes the beginner student on a path to learn about entrepreneurship highlighting industry use cases. Each course will take approximately 4 months; they are offered entirely online and can be started at any time.

Customer Testimonials

“Some of the items such as Newton’s laws of motion were better explained in this course than when I was working through my private pilot training.”
Jeromie

“I know a lot about drones and drone science already, and loved the background information, white papers and website links.”
Dave

“Really looking forward to this journey with you and y’all have done a great job!”
Erinn

Courses
Module 1: Introduction to Commercial Drones

The primary focus of this course is to prepare students for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Part 107 Certified Drone Pilot examination. Please note that there is a separate FAA registration fee of $160 for the examination.

From drone science and engineering to weather theory, the role of the FAA, regulations and safety procedures, this course will prepare you to get certified as a commercial drone operator. You will also learn about cloud computing and other technologies that are transforming the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) industry. This course is offered entirely online and can be started at any time.

Topics

  • Drone systems
  • Aerodynamics
  • Performance
  • Weight and balance
  • Aeronautical decision-making
  • Airports and the National Airspace
  • Aviation weather and UAV procedures
  • Federal Aviation Regulations
  • FAA exam and certification
  • Introduction to cloud technology
  • IoT and AI
  • A hybrid cloud with edge capabilities
  • Market demand for commercial UAV solutions
  • Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) 101

The instructional materials required for this course are included and will be available online.

Prerequisites

None. Beginners are welcome!

Cost

$1,250.00

Module 2: Cloud Connected Drone Operations

This course highlights mission planning, operations management and many use cases across industries. It is offered entirely online and can be started at any time.

Topics

  • Introduction to Total Planetary Protection
  • Mission planning
  • Managing your operations
  • Full life cycle management with TPP
  • Industry overview
  • Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) 102
  • Business plan and services
  • Financial services
  • Mission assets

The instructional materials required for this course are included and will be available online.

Prerequisite

Introduction to Commercial Drones or the FAA Part 107 License.

Cost

$1,600.00

Requirements For Both Courses

  • PC or Mac device
  • Windows 7 or later operating systems
  • Mac 10.10 Yosemite or later
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader

To register

(860) 906-5130, or via email at CA-Learnmore@capitalcc.edu

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