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Lake Land College offers UAS Certification Exam Preparation course for Drone Operators

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From Saturday, June 01, 2019
To Sunday, June 02, 2019
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Lake Land College will offer a 12-hour course that will prepare students for the Part 107 UAS Commercial Certification Exam.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requires drone operators to complete and pass an Unmanned Aerial System Aeronautical Knowledge Test as one of the requirements for flying commercial drones legally. This course is a preparatory course for the Part 107 UAS Commercial Certification Exam.

Students will receive basic ground school training, instruction and practice. Certified Flight Instructor Dan Compton will present lectures and materials explaining FAA regulations, the National Airspace System, weather, loading and performance, operations and safety procedures.

The 12-hour course will span two dates:


June 1

8 a.m. – 5 p.m.


June 2

8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

The registration deadline is May 25 with a payment of $349. To register, go to lakelandcollege.edu/learn. For more information contact Jackie Wake, professional development support, at 217-234-5087 orjwake@lakelandcollege.edu.

Courses will be held at the Workforce Development Center, 305 Richmond Ave. East, Mattoon