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UAS/DRONE OPERATOR PUBLIC SAFETY COURSE

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Florida International University

11200 SW 8th St

Miami, FL 33199

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The UAS/Drone Operator Public Safety Course provides hands-on training to law enforcement, fire rescue, EMS, and other public safety personnel who want to learn about how unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) – a.k.a. “drones” are changing the way public safety agencies operate.

On the first day, students will complete 8-hours of classroom training at FIU's MMC campus. Students will receive a basic introduction to regulatory, safety, and operational factors surrounding public safety UAS/drone operations. Course participants will be introduced to various types of UAS and how selecting the proper UAS and payload is essential for a successful mission.

On the second day, students will meet at FIU’s BBC campus where they will learn to prepare for, and conduct, actual flight operations. Each participant will be trained in how to conduct proper pre-flight, flight, and post-flight evolutions. Students will operate a UAS from the flight controller and earn handling characteristics and maneuvering.

On the third day, students will again meet at FIU’s BBC campus for the final day. Students will work in assigned UAS Flight Teams to accomplishes specific mission objectives which may include target patrolling and monitoring, scene documentation, search and rescue, and more. Student will learn how to safeguard and process data sets obtained from the UAS.

All participant who complete the 3-day course will receive a certificate from FIU’s Academy for International Disaster Preparedness.

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