Our educational services focus on serving secondary and post-secondary organizations. The following courses are designed to help students understand the sUAS industry and to prepare for a future career in Unmanned Aviation. We provide students with a basic introduction to Unmanned Aviation and prepare them to take the FAA Commercial Remote Pilot Certification examination to become FAA licensed commercial UAS pilots.

  • UAS 100: Introduction to Commercial Drone Careers 

  • UAS 101: Introduction to sUAS Principles

  • UAS 102: Introduction to sUAS business operations 

  • UAS 103: Introduction to sUAS Basic Computer Programming/Repair 

  • UAS 104: FAA Remote Pilot Certification Test Preparation 

  • UAS 105: Industrial Applications of Drones (Coming Soon)

*Due to the ongoing Covid 19 pandemic we are offering some programs in an online format only

Volunteer Opportunities. Pittsburgh Drone Services provides learning enrichment and volunteer opportunities for high school and college students within our Educational Services division. Students must be 16 years of age to participate. Opportunities vary and include helping with curriculum, assisting with classes, office management, general equipment set-up, mentoring and job shadowing.

Requirements. Student volunteer must have and maintain a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average to be eligible to volunteer and have a professional recommendation from a teacher, professor or school administrator.  All volunteers are eligible to receive free Unmanned Aviation education and training. Students with a strong interest in aviation,business, computer science, education, robotics and science are encouraged to volunteer. Student volunteers must adhere to all academic, ethical, and behavioral guidelines established by Pittsburgh Drone Services. We are an equal opportunity company and have a firm commitment to diversity, inclusion and equality.

For more information about volunteer opportunities please contact our office for more details.

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