Drone Classes

In just two days, you’ll receive the training you need to prepare for the commercial drone pilot test to become an FAA-certified drone pilot—which can open up job opportunities across many fields.

Program at a Glance

Certification

The Remote Pilot Knowledge Test Prep course prepares students for the FAA Part 107 test, the knowledge test required for FAA certification.

Career Opportunities

You can find full-time or freelance work in diverse fields, including agriculture, ecommerce, insurance, oil and gas, real estate, environmental conservation, and public safety.

Location

The EDGE Center 
13150 Space Center Blvd.
Houston, TX 77059

About the Course

Get ready for your FAA drone certification test with a two-day prep course. You’ll learn material such as the basic principles of flight, laws, safety, weather, aerodynamic principles, and airspace associated with unmanned flight.

Per FAA Title 14, Part 107.61 Eligibility: Must be at least 16 years of age.  Must be able to read, speak, write, and understand the English language.

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Additional Courses

Take three big steps toward your career as a drone pilot.

Drone Flight Operations Course 

In this course, the student will learn about basic principles of flight operations, basic laws/regulations associated with unmanned flight, and factors that affect flight. 

Prerequisites: Must meet the requirements listed in the Code of Federal Regulations, Title  14, Part 107.61. Per Part 107.61 and have a FAA Part 107 license or completed the FAA part 107 test prep course.

Advanced Drone Flight Operations Course 

In this course, the student will learn about advanced principles of flight operations, laws/regulations associated with unmanned flight, and factors that affect flight. 

Prerequisites: Must meet the requirements listed in the Code of Federal Regulations, Title  14, Part 107.61. Per Part 107.61 and have completed the FAA part 107 test prep course and the Drone Flight Operations Course.

Advanced Drone Topics Course

This course follows Advanced Flight Operations.  It goes further into depth and prepares students for specialized operations with cameras, sensors, and other add-ons. 

Prerequisites: Must meet the requirements listed in the Code of Federal Regulations, Title  14, Part 107.61. Per Part 107.61 and have completed the FAA part 107 test prep course, Drone Flight Operations Course and the Advanced Flight Operations course.

As Drones Take Off, So Do Career Options

Gain an edge in a rapidly growing field.
Drone
The professional use of drones requires a refined skillset, and we are rapidly discovering new ways to use drone technology to grow or improve business operations.”
Dr. Allatia Harris
Vice Chancellor of Strategic Initiatives
San Jac’s EDGE Center offers a comprehensive drone training program to help students get their FAA-certified drone pilot license and master drone flight.

Any Questions?

We’re here to help. Contact aerospace@sjcd.edu or 281-459-5470 to learn more, or reach out to the Aerospace Department.
Clinton Harris
Dir, CPD Aerospace Academy
Phone
(281) 459-5473