Drone as First Responder (DFR) 02/29/24

This course is restricted to students who work directly for a Federal, State, or local public service agency.

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240229-DFR-RTC-C01 – Active Government Agencyshow details + $460.00 (USD)  

Drone as First Responder – 240229-DFR-RTC-C01
February 29, 2024 – March 1, 2024
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
(888) 782-4969 Ext. 3

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Cancellations must be made by February 14, 2024 to obtain a full refund. See our Cancelation Policy for additional restrictions & information.

Course Summary

Created and taught by personnel from the most experienced DFR program in the United States, this course will equip students with the knowledge and skills to successfully implement and maintain a (UAV or drone as a first responder) DFR Program. Students are led through the entire process of standing up a DFR program.

Attendees will:

  • Identify the needed equipment, software, and organizational infrastructure
  • Explain deployment standards and response triage
  • Explain FAA regulations and demonstrate the ability to apply for Public Use Certificates of Authorization and waivers under Part 107
  • Identify best practices for policies and procedures
  • Apply organizational transparency & community engagement strategies
  • Demonstrate the ability to create or modify a DFR safety management system
  • Demonstrate the ability to create or modify a DFR maintenance program
  • Explain DFR operations and limitations
  • Create or modify a DFR training program

Course Information

Course Length: 2 days (16 hours)
Max Class Size: 20 Students
Prerequisites: None
Student Requirements: None
Technical Level: For managers, supervisors, and UAS operators

Recommended For: All first responders utilizing UAS

Venue Information

The Regional Training Center @ Fountain Valley
17595 Mt Herrmann St., Fountain Valley CA 92708

The Regional Training Center operates out of a secured facility. Please bring a photo ID with you to your first day of class, as you will be required to undergo a simple background check to comply with I.T.A.R. regulations. Please park in the area indicated below.

Please do not park in the “NO PARKING” areas listed on the map (guest parking and the first two rows closest to the facility) as it is reserved for ISC employees…

Contract Hotels:

Sonesta ES Suites
17550 Brookhurst Street
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
(714) 965-8000

Studio king suite – $120 +taxes per night.

This king studio suite provides ample space with one king bed and a full-size sofa bed. The living area features a flat-screen television with premium movie channels and a work desk. The kitchen includes a full-sized refrigerator, stovetop, microwave oven, dishwasher, pots and pans, utensils, plates, and glasses. The hotel provides a complimentary full breakfast, Wi-Fi, and parking for one vehicle. Additional amenities include onsite laundry facilities, a fitness center, a heated pool/spa, a basketball court, and a fire pit with a grill and outdoor dining area.

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If you book in  person or via the phone, please mention “Rate Code 2THEREGI”

Ayres Hotel, Fountain Valley
17550 Brookhurst Street
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
(714) 861-5170

King studio suite – $120 +taxes per night.

Our King Studio Suite features One King Bed and a full size sofa bed to accommodate extra guests. Guestrooms include a micro kitchen with a mini-refrigerator, microwave, and coffee/tea maker. Amenities include 42″ flat screen TV, iHome clock/alarm, executive desk with ergonomic chair, and sitting area. Our bathrooms feature a tub/shower combination with separate vanity. Overnight guests enjoy a complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast, internet, and parking.

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If you book in  person or via the phone, please mention “LARTC”

Both hotels are approximately 1.4 miles away from the training center.

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Mailing Address:
17595 Mt Herrmann St.
Fountain Valley CA 92708

office: (888) 782-4969



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