Drone Piloting

Aeronautics, Electronic Technology (DRONE)

Want your Career to Take-off?

Become a Remote Drone Pilot

Use cutting-edge technology to follow your passion and to land a job in this evolving market. The commercial Remote Pilot industry is growing and licensed remote pilots are in high demand.

Drone being used for inspection of lights
Drones are useful for safety and maintenance inspections

Drone technology is being used in the following industries:

  • Agriculture & Mining
  • Construction & Engineering: (mapping, surveying inspections)
  • Renewable Energy
  • Commercial delivery of medical supplies, food, & packages
  • Commercials & Filmmaking
  • Litigation Support
  • Public safety including fire departments, law enforcement, search and rescue, emergency services disaster response
  • Real estate, and many more every day!

As a result, the FAA forecasts tremendous growth for Remote Pilots and the supporting sectors. The Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International project more than 100,000 new jobs will be created in unmanned aircraft by the year 2025.

The Los Medanos College sUAS/Drone Remote Pilot Non-Credit Certification program will introduce you to the fascinating field of aeronautics, including regulations, airspace, the effects of weather on flight performance, aircraft loading, emergency procedures, crew and resource management, airport operations, aeronautical decision making, and maintenance and preflight procedures. This certificate program will prepare you to pass the Federal Aviation Administration’s, Part 107 Remote Pilot License examination and introduce you to the countless job opportunities available to licensed remote pilots.

 

Seize the opportunity to become a drone pilot
by launching your career at LMC!

Students working with drones

New for Fall 2021

Los Medanos College Noncredit Certificate of Completion 

DRONE-010N Remote Pilot Certification Preparation
DRONE-012N Basic Drone Piloting
DRONE-014N Applied Drone Piloting

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