High School, STEM & CTE
DRONE TRAINING PROGRAMS
FOR HIGH SCHOOLS
Prepare your high school juniors and seniors for the jobs of the future. SkyOp doesn't just teach you how to fly, we teach you how to make a living as a commercial drone pilot.
GIVE YOUR STUDENTS THE SKYOP EDGE
SkyOp is the only drone education program that prepares students for real-world drone operation and entry into the workforce. Your students will learn how to fly, how to understand the technology, how to collect data, and how to land high-value, in-demand jobs with their new skills.
Since 2014, we’ve been preparing students with our industry-leading curriculum:
- 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 of instruction will prepare students for ongoing education and a career in drone operations
HOW TO GET STARTED
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IN-DEPTH COURSEWARE FOR BOTH INSTRUCTORS AND STUDENTS
SkyOp has developed a cloud-based Learning Management System best thought of as an Electronic Textbook.
SkyOp’s courseware is conveniently split into separate Student and Instructor portals with a growing list of units for both teachers and students.
A diverse learning experience of reference materials, discussion forums, posting announcements, labs, videos, quizzes and assignments to work through.
An online teaching edition with background explanations, training tips, automated quiz grading and downloadable PowerPoint slides to guide you through each class.
DONE-FOR-YOU STEM PROGRAM
SkyOp is essentially a ready-to-teach STEM program. We educate your instructors and customize the curriculum. All you have to do is license the courseware and go. It’s even eligible for grants!
How it works
COMPREHENSIVE COURSE CURRICULUM
Your students will be prepared to continue on to college programs and ultimately begin a career they love. We’re even working to establish a direct credit transfer into colleges and universities.
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 Pix4D, a type of data extraction software, to transform raw photo and video data into 3D modeling, mapping and other forms of actionable intelligence.
ADJUSTABLE COURSE LENGTHS
Our flexible curriculum can be adjusted to fit your current school year or summer programs. Curriculum can be delivered according to your unique needs. Or, if you’d rather integrate some basic drone training into an existing course, we can do that too.
REGULAR CONTENT UPDATES AND UNPARALLELED SUPPORT
Your students will have access to SkyOp’s exclusive, copyrighted curriculum.
Regular Content Updates
We continually update course material to keep up with evolving technologies and changing FAA regulations.
Our comprehensive Train-the-Instructor Education ensures that your teachers will become masters of drone technology
PREPARE YOUR STUDENTS FOR A DRONE-FORWARD WORLD
In the last few years, commercial drone use has exploded across all industries, from small businesses to large corporations. Drones help them save money, improve worker safety, and boost their bottom line. It’s no wonder that by 2025 the commercial drone market is expected to be worth $129.3 billion. Will your students be positioned to succeed?
READY TO GET STARTED?
Drones are fun, useful, and most importantly can become a profitable career. Are you ready to give your students a head start on a bright future?