Drone Training for Public Safety

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Drone Training for Public Safety

Course Code: EPT-DRONEPS

This course will prepare you for small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) flight certification. Topics include:

  • Flight theory
  • Flight operations, including nighttime operations
  • Training utilizing the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Remote Pilot - sUAS Study Guide, the North Carolina Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operator Permit Knowledge Test Study Guide, and the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) Division of Aviation UAS flight standards and best practices

The course introduces commercial, government, and recreational drone applications and will highlight topics such as regulations, weather, airspace, human factors, nighttime flying considerations, and sUAS performance. Upon successful completion, you will be prepared to sit for the FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot Knowledge Test and NCDOT UAS Operator Permit. This course is taught utilizing the NC Department of Transportation Division of Aviation approved curriculum.

The duration of this course is 24 hours spread over four days and includes four hours of hands-on training.

If you're a sworn law enforcement officer, first responder, or work in an emergency operations center, you may qualify for the fee-waived version of this class.

Required Materials

  • ASA Remote Pilot 2022 Test Prep Book PN:TP-UAS-22 $16.50 - can be purchased from mypilotstore.com

Available Classes

Course Register Dates Price
This course prepares public-safety/emergency responders for small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS)/Drone flight certification. Topics include flight theory, flight operations, and flight training utilizing the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Remote Pilot - Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Study Guide, North Carolina Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operator Permit Knowledge Test Study Guide, and North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) Division of Aviation UAS flight standards & best practices. Learners will gain an introduction to commercial, government, and recreational drone applications. Coursework will highlight topics such as regulations, weather, airspace, human factors and sUAS performance. Upon completion, students will be prepared to sit for the FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot Knowledge Test and NCDOT UAS Operator Permit. This course must be taught utilizing the NC Department of Transportation Division of Aviation approved curriculum. Base course content is the same as UAS-3111 Small Unmanned Aircraft System.
Meeting times and locations:

02/27/23 - 03/02/23
Mon 1p - 5p
Brock Administration, Room 212
Main Campus
800 College Ct, New Bern NC 28562

02/27/23 - 03/02/23
Mon 6p - 9p
Brock Administration, Room 212
Main Campus
800 College Ct, New Bern NC 28562

02/28/23 - 03/02/23
Tue 1p - 5p
Brock Administration, Room 212
Main Campus
800 College Ct, New Bern NC 28562

02/28/23 - 03/02/23
Tue 6p - 9p
Brock Administration, Room 212
Main Campus
800 College Ct, New Bern NC 28562

03/01/23 - 03/02/23
Wed 1p - 6p
Brock Administration, Room 212
Main Campus
800 College Ct, New Bern NC 28562

Thur 03/02/23 1p - 6p
Brock Administration, Room 212
Main Campus
800 College Ct, New Bern NC 28562

Contact Information

Workforce Development
Brock Administration Building
New Bern Campus
252-638-7248

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