College & Higher Education
DRONE TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR
COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES
Stand out from other colleges, attract new students, and help them prepare for profitable, in-demand careers as commercial drone pilots and aerial data analysts.
GIVE YOUR STUDENTS THE SKYOP EDGE
SkyOp takes students from ground zero to FAA-certified in the only drone program that combines hands-on flight training, data collection, and a clear, comprehensive plan for how to enter the workforce.
- Introduction to drones (sUAS)
- Computerized drone flight simulator
- Indoor training for flight system orientation, depth perception, and non-GPS flight skills
- FAA Remote Pilot knowledge test prep
- Outdoor hands-on training with commercial drones
- Drone photo and video production
- Understanding autonomous flight applications
- Intro to photogrammetry software, orthomosaic mapping, 3D modeling, point clouds, Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI), Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and more.
Up to 400 hours and over 40 modules of course material for instructors and students in a convenient digital platform.
USE DRONE PROGRAMS FOR COLLEGE CREDITS
SkyOp will license drone curriculum that can be tailored to meet AAS Degree programs. We will connect you into the Federal Aviation Administration - Collegiate Training Initiative (UAS-CTI) to collaborate with the FAA and other colleges.
SAVE THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS IN DEVELOPMENTAL COSTS
Rather than developing your own courseware, simply license ours and save your institution hundreds of thousands of dollars in development expenses and launch your drone program immediately.
CUSTOM COURSE CURRICULUM
Our course curriculum can be customized however you like. Create your own workforce development classes, or build a drone-related degree program. You can even integrate drone courseware into your existing programs and classes.
Our proven course curriculum includes:
Intro to Drones
Students receive a basic overview of drone technology, including how they fly and how they can be used to gather invaluable data for businesses, corporations and safety organizations.
Part 107 Test Prep
Students will gain all the knowledge and operational skills they need to pass the FAA Remote Pilot test and become a licensed drone pilot.
Hands-On Drone Flight Training
Students will hone their piloting skills with some of the industry’s most advanced drones, including the DJI Mavic 2 Series and the Phantom 4 Pro.
Drone Photo and Video Production
Students will learn how to capture crystal clear images and video and edit them with cutting-edge software.
Intro to Autonomous Flight
Students will learn how to fly drones on autopilot, carry out pre-programmed missions, and gather data for commercial use.
Intro to Pix4D
Students will learn how to use Pix4D, a type of data extraction software, to transform raw photo and video data into 3D modeling, mapping, and other forms of actionable intelligence.
SKYOP’S STREAMLINED LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
Our courseware is organized into separate Student and Instructor portals to make learning easy and teaching effortless.
Students can find everything they need in one intuitive platform, complete with posting announcements, labs, discussion forums, reference material, videos, quizzes and assignments.
When students complete their quizzes, they’re automatically graded and available for review in the instructor’s portal, along with downloadable PowerPoint slides and in-depth background explanations for all lessons.
CURRICULUM THAT UPDATES AUTOMATICALLY
We constantly update our courseware with emerging technologies and changing FAA guidelines, so you’ll never have to worry about keeping up with the changing times.
100,000+ NEW DRONE JOBS WILL BE CREATED WITHIN THE NEXT FEW YEARS
Drone use is booming and the commercial drone market is expected to reach $129.2 billion by 2025. Will your students have the education they need to land the jobs of the future?
READY TO GET STARTED?
Before long, drone training programs will be offered at most colleges and universities. Click the button below to get a head start on the growing trend.