Sep 8, 2021 News Release

FAA drone certification course begins Oct. 11

The continuing education and workforce development division at Wor-Wic Community College is offering a course called “UAS (drone) FAA Remote Pilot Certification Prep and Flight Training.”

The course will be offered Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., beginning Oct. 11 and ending Oct. 15, at the college campus on the corner of Route 50 and Walston Switch Road in Salisbury.

In preparation for the comprehensive Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) knowledge test, the course covers how to become a certified remote pilot with a small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) rating, which is a requirement for any commercial or business use of drones, as well as the new FAA rules, regulations and aeronautical knowledge required for the safe operation of unmanned aerial vehicles operating in the national airspace. The course includes a full day of flight training using professional-grade drones and access to UAS flight simulation software. Industries using drones include real estate, construction, insurance/property inspection, agriculture, advertising/media, public safety, photography/videography, construction and delivery.

For more information about the course, visit the college website at or call 410-334-2815.

This course is offered in partnership with Sentinel Robotic Solutions in Chincoteague, Va.

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