Drone Academy

Cleveland's Original Drone Company

Tri-C Drone Academy

Are you a Police Officer, Firefighter or other Public Safety Official interested in drone technology?

Contact DroneWerx today about The Drone Academy at Cuyahoga Community College’s Public Safety Training Center

What is The Drone Academy?

The Drone Academy is a weeklong Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) pilot training program that introduces law enforcement officers, firefighters, or other first responders to drone technology, its capabilities, and how and when to use drones in emergency and homeland security situations.

Course Content

– 15 hours of classroom training in flight plans, safety, applications, maintenance, laws and regulations and data management
– 7 hours of drone simulations
– 10 hours of flight training using law enforcement, fire or emergency response scenarios
– 8 hours of practice exams to prepare you for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Part 107 exam


Certified expert flight instructors
Have worked as police officers, firefighters or paramedics

Program Requirements

Must be law enforcement, fire or other first responder or receive waiver from program administrator

Program Cost

Open enrollment courses are $699 per person. Other fees or discounts may apply for contract training (groups of six or more) or for the mobile drone academy. Please contact the program administrator for pricing and availability.

Program Completion

Students will receive a Drone Academy Certificate of Completion.

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