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Register for Drone Classes

Enroll in a single class or complete all three to earn your Drone Pilot Microcredential.


Introduction to Drone Videography

Fall class runs October 7 - 21! Learn to capture stunning aerial imagery with your drone. In this beginner course, you’ll get hands-on experience in flight techniques, angling, composition, camera and control settings and editing. (Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. - 4 p.m., $200)


Maintaining & Flying Your Drone

Fall class runs September 28 - October 19!  Learn to safely operate and maintain your drone. This class focuses on the safe operation, maintenance and repair of unmanned aircraft systems. You’ll get hands-on experience flying your drone, and the course fee includes a quadcopter drone you can keep. (Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4 p.m. - 8 p.m., $400)


Commercial Drone Operator

Fall class runs October 30 - November 20! If you want a career flying drones, or you’d like to use your drone to make additional income, the first step is to get your commercial drone operator license. This course prepares you for the Part 107 exam to earn your FAA Remote Pilot Certificate. (Mondays & Thursdays, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m., $265)


Contact Us

Office of Workforce Development & Continuing Education

8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday

Phone: 845-431-8900

53 Pendell Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601