SPC Offers Drone Flight Training
There are many careers available for drone operators, according to St. Petersburg College.
TAMPA BAY – The Workforce Institute at St. Petersburg College will be offering two courses in Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) in this month (April) and next (May):
- One-day UAS Overview Course from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. April 29 at SPC EpiCenter, 13805 58th St. N, Clearwater. This one-day introductory course includes hands-on flight lessons for students, flight demonstrations and drone displays, FAA airspace regulations, appropriate use of drones, weather topics, and resources for drone operators. To complete registration, visit here.
- Four-week UAS Remote Pilot Certificate Prep Course from 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m. on four consecutive Wednesdays from May 3-24, SPC Oldsmar Training Center, 127 State St. W. This four-week course is designed to prepare students to pass the FAA Remote Pilot Certificate exam. The course will include UAS regulations, flight operations and restrictions, emergency procedures, crew resource management, radio communication procedures, aeronautical decision-making and judgement, and maintenance and pre-flight inspection procedures. To complete registration, visit here.
Career opportunities for students with drone training include business-entrepreneurship, military drone pilot, firefighter, disaster relief, search and rescue, law enforcement, oil and gas operations, border patrol, agriculture, package delivery, forestry, engineering, computer science, real estate, film and photography, and other industries.
For more information, contact Fred Tucker at (727) 791-2409 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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