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UAS Surveying

This course is designed for drone pilots looking to expand their skillset to include surveying, mapping, and modeling. It will lead you through the basics of UAS surveying from flight planning to data capture and includes the creation of maps, 3D models, and other geographical data via drone. Surveying is completed by taking many images at different locations and then using software to merge them all together, creating a geometrically accurate map. In practice, this is accomplished using software that automates both flight and image capture.

The practical portion of this class will provide you with hands on experience in data capture, data processing, and knowledge of components and software necessary to create maps and models. UAS surveying also encompasses data captured with infrared and multispectral/hyperspectral cameras. By utilizing different sensors and capture methods, drones can provide useful data to a wide range of industries. This course focuses on the infrared and multispectral camera data capture.
This course includes online, classroom and hands-on drone flight training.  Online access will be provided prior to the first class.

 

Cost: $700

NCUAS-CS001-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Aug 23

Nov 15

7 Th 6:00-8:00pm ABJ Drones
Classes dates are as followed: Aug 23, Sep 6, 20, Oct 4, 18, Nov 1, 15
 
 

UAS Thermography

 

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to UAS thermography for drone pilots. Complying with international (ISO) standards for thermography, it covers the fundamentals of infrared science and thermal physics, thermal camera design and operation, thermal infrared mapping and 3D modeling, and an introduction to interpreting thermal images.

During the course, you will learn thermography applications in various industries including infrastructure, power lines, construction, solar panel arrays and more. It concludes with a section giving you the practical knowledge necessary to perform live inspections of photovoltaic cell solar panels. The practical application of this course includes training based around data collection on solar and photovoltaic cells. This course will prepare you to conduct thermal inspections on this type of renewable energy generation equipment.

This course includes online, classroom and hands-on drone flight training.  Online access will be provided prior to the first class.

 

Cost: $700

NCUAS-CS002-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Aug 24

Nov 16

7 F 6:00-8:00pm ABJ Drones
Class dates are as followed: Aug 24, Sep 7, 21, Oct 5, 19, Nov 2, 16
 
 

  

UAS Photography

This course is perfect for real estate agents, farmers, miners, law enforcement officers, hobbyists or others interested in learning the essentials of taking quality digital photographs from an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), including the basics of still digital photography and how it applies to the work you will perform as a drone pilot.

A comprehensive understanding of digital photography is imperative to be a successful UAS pilot. For a large majority of work that UAS pilots perform, the end result is to capture some form of images or video with a camera. This course will cover and provide hands on experience with the equipment used in professional drone inspections.

This course includes online, classroom and hands-on drone flight training. Online access will be provided prior to the first class.

 

Cost: $600

NCUAS-CS003-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Aug 30

Nov 29

7 Th 6:00-8:00pm ABJ Drones

Class dates are as followed: Aug 30, Sep 13, 27, Oct 11, 25, Nov 8, 29

No class Nov 22


 

UAS Videography

 

This course is ideal for any drone pilot interested in upgrading their drone video skills to a professional level. You will learn to create a well-edited video, complete with captions and music, and presented in the correct digital format for the specific application. A comprehensive understanding of how to create stunning, professional videos to meet the needs of clients is essential to be a successful UAS pilot. This course will cover and provide hands on experience with the equipment used in professional drone inspections as well as teach you about post-data capture video editing.

This course includes online, classroom and hands-on drone flight training.  Online access will be provided prior to the first class.

 

Cost:$600

NCUAS-CS004-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Aug 31

Nov 30

7 F 6:00-8:00pm ABJ Drones

Class dates are as followed: Aug 31, Sep 14, 28, Oct 12, 26, Nov 9, 30

No class Nov 23



Need your Part 107 Certification? 

UAS 101 - Introduction to Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)

An overview of unmanned aerial systems (UAS), emphasizing their commercial and military history and growth, as well as current and future applications in today's world. In addition, students are trained on the basics of flying a UAS and obtain the necessary ground training to take the required FAA written test for Remote Pilot - UAS. Proof of U.S. citizenship is required. 3 lecture/1 laboratory hours

For assistance with admissions for UAS 101 and registration, contact: registration@mccc.edu or call 609-570-3224.



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