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drone training

Drone Technology & Operations

This course is ideal for those who are keen to enter this industry sector or simply wish to develop a thorough understanding of UAS Technology.  

It will help to build your confidence as a drone operator, allowing you to safely undertake drone missions in the knowledge that you have complied with all of the relevant statutory requirements.  During this course, you will be offered the opportunity to train for the CAA Permission for Commercial Operations (PfCO) certificate for Small Unmanned Aircraft.  

What will you study?

During this course you will study:

  • Air Law & Responsibilities
  • UAS Airspace Operating Principles
  • Airmanship & Aviation Safety
  • Human Factors
  • Meteorology
  • Navigation Charts
  • Aircraft Knowledge
  • Operating Procedures

Course duration

Six weeks Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) with 3 Day attendance on campus. 

Course dates

The course will run four times a year based around the months of  August, October, April and June.

  • Monday, April 17 – Wednesday, April 19 2019
  • Wednesday, June 26 – Friday, June 29 2019

Location

Wrexham Glyndwr University Northop Campus

Credits 

20

Assessment

  • Multi-choice exam
  • Written Mission Report
  • Practical demonstrations

On successful completion of this course, you will gain a WGU ENG 481 module completion transcript and a Drone piloting competence certificate issued by a CAA Nationally Qualified Entity (NQE). 

Fees

£595

To book 

To book your place, visit the online shop.

For more information, contact Rob Bolam, r.bolam@glyndwr.ac.uk

 

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