UAV/UAS Basic Certificate

Division: Career Technical Education


The UAV/UAS Basic Certificate prepares students to meet the Federal Aviation Administration requirements to operate lightweight Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles (UAVs) in commercial operations, utilizing Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). To earn this certificate, complete the required courses as listed with a grade of C or better. At least 50% of all major coursework must be completed at Cypress College.

Required Courses (16 units):
ATC 102 CCareer Communication/Portfolio3
ATC 132 CPrivate Pilot4
ATC 136 CAir Navigation3
ATC 160 CUAV-UAS Basic3
ATC 161 CUAV-UAS Basic Simulator1
ATC 162 CUAV-UAS Basic Flight2
Total Units16