Drone TrainingCertificate


  • Non-credit Fast Track program

  • Industry requirements of flying a drone for business or employer

  • Earn a Sky Eye Drone Pilot Level 1 Certificate & ID Badge

  • Earn a Lone Star College Noncredit Certificate

  • Prepare for the FAA part 107 Remote Pilot Certificate

  • Industry training, without the need for core classes

  • Behavioral Skills

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AIRPC 1109102 Drone Training 8 hrs

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Program Details

This program is designed to prepare individuals to enter the fast-growing drone aviation industry and its many related service programs.   Aerial drones are being utilized in more areas of industry today. Currently drones are being used in Agriculture, Construction, Delivery, Emergency Services, Engineering, Environmental monitoring and conservation, Inspection services, Media, Training, Wireless internet access, to name a few.

With the growth of this industry the need for trained qualified individuals is growing daily to lead in those businesses in the growth of the many commercial applications that will have a positive impact, either on a business's bottom line or by making jobs safer.

The program will also prepare you to take the separate FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) Part 107 Remote Pilot Certificate exam that's necessary for the use of drones in any commercial or industrial support endeavors.

Course Competencies:

By the end of the course, participants will demonstrate competency by:

  • Displaying the core skills of a UAV (Drone) Pilot.
  • Describing the development of drones
  • Describing the Mechanical and internal workings of drones
  • Describing Daylight & nighttime flight waivers
  • Describing National Airspace System (NAS)
  • Reading Sectional Charts
  • Describing FAA Operational regulations in the Drone Industry
  • Performing mission planning
  • Describing use of thermal imaging & infrared
  • Describing Interior & exterior flight requirements
  • Describing Safety practices

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You have questions, we have answers. 

Please contact LSCUPCE@LoneStar.edu or call 281.290.2601 for more information.

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