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Beginner Drone Flying

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Employment, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Weekends

Instructional Program (CIP)

Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician. 470607

Description

DRONE BASICS sUAS FLIGHT TRAINING

(sUAS—small Unmanned Aircraft Systems)

If you are ready to explore this exploding career field,

now is the time!

This 15-hour course is designed for anyone using or looking to use drones. We cover the operation of various models, hands-on flight practice, uses and applications across industries, FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) regulations, operational risks, insurance, career opportunities and much more. If you are in, or thinking about, real estate, construction, highways, agriculture, insurance, public safety, photography, media, inspection, etc. or want to start a business, you’ll learn how your industry can be transformed in new, cost-effective ways. We will discuss how the citizens of Maine are using these unmanned aircraft in their businesses and how best you can employ drones in your business or start a new one. Prerequisites: Ability to read and write the English language to at least the eighth-grade level, and comfortable using a computer and internet browser.

NOTE: Class times include a working lunch. Please come prepared with a bagged lunch, snacks and drinks. Microwave and fridge are available for use.

Col. Daniel Leclair, M.Ed., ATP, USAF Aux. holds an FAA Airline Transport Pilot Certificate and is an FAA Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Remote Pilot. He is the director of Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Education & Research at UMA.

Details

Program Length (Weeks)

3

Hours

15

Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent

School

Windham Raymond Adult Education

WIOA Approved Program

Yes

Curriculum Competency Based

UMA

Training Location(s)

Windham Raymond Adult Education

Local WIB

4 - Coastal Counties Local Area 4

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

WRAE has some scholarship funds available

Refund Policy

NA

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?

No

Cost Items

In-State/District Tuition

$159.00

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$159.00

Total In-State Program Cost

$159.00

Total Out-of-State Program Cost

$159.00

Demand Occupation(s)

17-3024.00Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and Technicians
$37.00 per hour

Provider Status

Approved

Address

406 Gray Road, Windham, Maine 04062

Phone Number

(207) 892-1819

Fax Number

(207) 892-1813

Web Address

https://windham.maineadulted.org

Last Updated

May 24, 2021

Created

Aug 12, 2019