sUAS Managers Course

Understand the scope and process of creating and/or maintaining an effective Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Program.

Course Summary

Unmanned Aircraft’s life-saving technology provides tremendous opportunities to enhance public safety, however, operating in the dynamic realm of the National Air Space (NAS) can be challenging. Executives and decision-makers must carefully evaluate the implementation of UAS programs from a 360° perspective that analyzes priorities and constraints and considers all current and potential future stakeholders.

This course starts by guiding students to fully realize all of the potential applications of unmanned aircraft, and specifically how that may fit at their respective agencies.  The result is a clearer understanding of the UAS agency objectives so that all of the efforts that follow directly support the effective implementation of the identified mission sets.  Attendees examine current laws and regulations and develop an understanding of preemption, as it pertains to federal regulations.

Next students evaluate the suitability of their operational area for UAS missions by examining political support, airspace, terrain, weather patterns, training requirements, safety management systems, funding sources, and operational time periods. Students develop strategies to address privacy and civil rights issues for implementation prior to the use of UAVs to minimize fear and misunderstanding.

Course Information

Part Number: UMC-21
Course Length:
1 day (8 hours)

Max Class Size: 30 students
Prerequisites: None
Technical Level: For managers, supervisors, future operators and policy writers
Student Requirements: None
Recommended For: sUAS Operators and Supervisors / Policy and Program Creation
Notes: None

Course Presentation Requirements

  • Classroom large enough to accommodate 30 students, six groups of five students per table (recommended 6’ round tables) preferred however a standard classroom setup is acceptable
  • One six-foot standard rectangle banquet-style table with one chair for the instructor (located in the back of the room)
  • Internet Access
  • Podium (If available, not required)
  • Audio, projector & screen or equivalent flatscreen TV system for presentations
  • All COVID-19 protocols, testing, cleaning, and supplies are the responsibility of the host agency

Course Scheduling

Khepra IncLACRTC, America’s leading Unmanned Aircraft Systems training innovator and largest certified California public safety trainer, is pleased to announce that they have partnered with Khepra Inc. to present their training courses through the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Federal Supply Schedule under Contract Number 47QTCA1800KZ. LACRTC courses can be found in Special Item Numbers 611512 (flight training).

To schedule training:
John Laskowski
Khepra Inc.
(805) 914-5800


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