Goodwill Hosts Second Drone Academy Training in Columbia Beginning April 20, 2024

April 20, 2024
9:00 AM — 5:30 PM
111 Highland Center Drive, Columbia, SC 29063

Welcome to Goodwill's Elevate Program, where aspiring drone pilots soar to new heights!

Goodwill's comprehensive training initiative is designed to equip individuals with the essential skills, knowledge, and expertise needed to navigate the skies with confidence and proficiency. Whether you're a novice seeking to explore the world of drone operation or a seasoned enthusiast looking to enhance your abilities, Elevate has something for everyone!

Enroll in Elevate, pass the exam, and participate in our hands-on training day in May to earn you license as a certified drone pilot. Goodwill’s Elevate program offers a clear pathway to becoming licensed, ensuring you exit the course ready to soar the skies

Focused on both drone operation and safety, our program ensures that participants are well-prepared to navigate complex aerial environments while adhering to industry regulations. With hands-on-training, interactive modules, and expert instruction, in partnership with AINautics, students gain a deep understanding of flight dynamics, drone vocabulary, operating requirements, and weather reporting.

The program, for ages 16 and older, includes a two-day Drone Bootcamp that will prepare students for the FAA 107 Part A exam, and a full day of hands-on work with drone navigation. 

Elevate Drone Program
A program of the Goodwill Innovation Institute

Day One & Two
April 20-21, 2024
111 Highland Center Drive, Columbia, SC

Day Three
May 4, 2024
111 Highland Center Drive, Greenville, SC

Join us at Elevate in Columbia and embark on a journey where the sky is truly the limit. Whether you're pursuing a career in aerial photography, surveying, or simply want to explore the world from a new perspective, Elevate is your gateway to success in the exciting field of drone piloting. 

For registration information, click here