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Over the next 10 years, Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) or drones is expected to create more than 100,000 jobs in the United States and economic impact of $82 billion. Florida stands to benefit more than any other state as new regulations will bring 4,500 new jobs and $440 million in economic impact to the state by 2024. (Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International). In response to recent FAA rules regarding non-hobbyist small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) operations, the Workforce Institute at St. Petersburg College offers several on campus courses in this growing industry.

For more information on the UAS (Drone) courses, contact Fred Tucker at 727-791-2409 or

More information on the UAS program can be found in this article. Upcoming class dates are listed below.

Class ID: 77070

Start date: 08/19/19

End date: 09/16/19

Days of the Week : Weekly - Mon .

Weekly - Mon 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM (8/19/2019-9/16/2019)

Class Price: $340.00

Location : EpiCenter - Business Development Location : 
  EpiCenter - Business Development.

Room :  EP-ET1314

Instructor : Willis Reese 

Class ID: 77061

Start date: 10/07/19

End date: 10/08/19

Days of the Week : Weekly - Mon, Tue .

Weekly - Mon, Tue 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (10/7/2019-10/8/2019)

Class Price: $138.00

Location : Allstate Center Location : 
  Allstate Center.

Room :  AC-AC218

Instructor : John Deluca 

Please read: "This class is NOT Trust Fund eligible"