Feb 01, 2023  
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog 
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog

Aviation Unmanned Aircraft Systems: Commercial UAS Operator, CPC

Length: 31 credits

Program Contacts

Estimated: $ 9,072

  • Resident Tuition: $ 4,108
  • Technology Fees: $ 403
  • General Student Fees: $ 437
  • Online Course Fee: $ 200
  • Books / Course Materials: $ 300
  • Program Specific Fees: $ 3625 

Costs provided are estimates only. Learn more and view current tuition and fee information at https://www.lanecc.edu/costs-admission/tuition-fees-and-payments/credit-tuition

Resident tuition is based on all program requirements (general education, core, directed electives).

**General Student fees are paid once each term, depending on whether you are taking classes on Main Campus, at one of the outreach centers, or by distance learning. 

*** Any special info about program costs or expenses.

**** This is the total of all the differential fees attached to the courses in this program.

Program Learning Outcomes

This Commercial UAS Operator CPC provides a stackable certificate that demonstrates proficiency in operations, flight procedures, equipment familiarity, and industry-standard operator and Unmanned Pilot training.

Students who complete this program will be able to:
PLO 1 - Integrate unmanned flights into the NAS safely and effectively
PLO 2 - Safely and effectively plan and execute field missions in a variety of situations utilizing current unmanned aircraft systems
PLO 3 - Design, assemble, build, program, maintain and fly hobby and aviation-grade unmanned equipment and systems
PLO 4 - Work safely and effectively within a crew/team environment utilizing current unmanned technology
PLO 5 - Safely pilot multi-copters, fixed wings, and other aircraft types in normal and simulated emergency flight operations
PLO 6 - Successfully obtain and utilize Federal Aviation Administration waivers
PLO 7 - Apply the principles of photography, videography, and mission-specific specialized flight maneuvers in unmanned operations
PLO 8 - Utilize spatial data and GIS technology to make or inform appropriate decisions and create deliverable geospatial products
PLO 9 - Effectively apply and utilize Crew Resource Management (CRM) and Aeronautical Decision-Making (ADM) strategies to ensure safe and effective UAS operations and procedures
PLO 10 - Utilize effective and industry-standard documentation procedures for UAS flight operations and maintenance activities

Admission Information

There will be a separate program application submitted by the student to the Program Director, and approval is required to be enrolled in the Associates of Applied Science (A.A.S) in Aviation Unmanned Aircraft Systems. More information can be found here: https://www.lanecc.edu/programs-academics/academic-departments/aviation-academy

Program Requirements



FCC Amateur Technician Radio License obtained after UAS 122