Aviation Info Session, 12 -1 p.m.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (CDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Private Pilot Ground School - Fall 2014 Semester
Start a career path that’s really taking off!
Private Pilot Ground School is the first step to becoming a pilot and gaining the knowledge needed to begin a career in the aviation industry.
In addition to preparing you for the FAA Private Pilot knowledge test in your quest towrd pilot certification, this course will also provide you knowledge and skills for operating Unmanned Aircraft (UAS or “drones”) a career path showing signs of significant growth.
The Federal Aviation Administration estimates that as many as 7,500 commercial unmanned aerial vehicles could be flying in national airspace within a few years. The unmanned aircraft industry hopes that there will be 100,000 people with drone-related jobs by 2025. (TIME, 2013).
Course content includes:
· - Careers in Aviation
· - FAA Regulations
· - Weather
· - Radio communications and navigation
· - Flight Safety
· - Aircraft components
· - Aerodynamics
· - Airspace and airport logistics
· - Emergency procedures
Students who successfully pass the FAA test will also have the option of referral to a certified flight school in pursuit of a Private Pilot Certificate.
When & Where
College of Lake County - WPDI
The Workforce and Professional Development Institute provides training, consulting, and cutting-edge courses for businesses, professionals, and the community through its five areas: Center for Personal Enrichment, Client Solutions, Continuing Professional Development, Illinois Small Business Development and International Trade Center, and Judicial Services.