THE LEADING PROVIDER OF REMOTE PILOT TRAINING & CERTIFICATION TO COMMERCIAL ENTERPRISES
With over 25,000 hours of instruction time on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), and over 1,750 customers to date, the Unmanned Safety Institute® is proud to be the world’s leading provider of remote pilot training & certification to individuals, organizations, and enterprises around the world.
USI® has worked with customers from all facets of the industry ranging from small start-ups to midsize businesses to large enterprises. USI’s clients span major market segments to include agriculture, electric utilities, infrastructure inspection, public safety, the oil/gas industry, and many others. USI® is proud to offer the industry’s most comprehensive training on the market, consistently referred to as “best-in-class” and endorsed by major aviation insurance providers. In addition, USI® is the only UAS organization that is accepted as an FAA-approved training provider.
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REMOTE PILOT SAFETY ENDORSEMENT is a self-paced eLearning course (3-4 hours) designed for individuals who hold an existing Part 61 airman certificate and who intend to operate Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) for civil or commercial purposes, existing Part 107 Remote Pilots seeking advanced safety training, or public agencies that will elect to self-certify their UAS operations. This course builds on the knowledge, skill, and abilities that credentialed aviators maintain, introduces flight safety principles core to UAS operations, and prepares students to be safe and responsible remote pilots. The course also introduces a foundational level of knowledge that is integral to public agencies self-certifying their operations.
COMMERCIAL REMOTE PILOT TRAINING is a self-paced online course (24 hours) that sets a sturdy foundation of required aeronautical knowledge for remote pilots operating UAS weighing up to 55lbs MGTOW. The curriculum meets and exceeds all aeronautical knowledge factors outlined by the FAA for the Unmanned Aircraft General (UAG) examination to those who intend to obtain a Remote Pilot Certificate (RPC) and includes advanced safety concepts and practices to develop responsible, safety-certified remote pilots. Students who successfully complete the course are well prepared to pass the UAG exam and earn their FAA RPC. Successful candidates of this course earn a USI Certificate of Training valid for 24 months. Successful candidates also earn WINGS credit with the FAA.
The SMALL UAS SAFETY CERTIFICATION™ is a comprehensive certification program designed for students who are interested in a career in unmanned aviation, and completing advanced education to become recognized as a professional remote pilot. The program includes four college-equivalent courses guided by a 17 chapter textbook. Topics of instruction include: UAS Foundations, Robotic Aircraft, Data Links, UAS Control, Payloads, Weather & Elements, UAS Applications, Professionalism, Rules & Regulations, Airport Operations, Human Factors, Crew Resource Management, Aeronautical Decision-making, Safety Policy, Safety Risk Management, Safety Assurance, and Safety Promotion.
USI’s PROFESSIONAL REMOTE OPERATOR™ is the most advanced certification program of its kind creating an elite class of professionals who are considered leaders in their field. Individuals who have obtained the PRO™ certification have completed rigorous education that has been reviewed and accepted by USI and hold demonstrable experience in UAS operations. PRO™ certificate holders also have successfully demonstrated practical skills to operate UAS in a specific weight category and operational parameter. This certification has several tiers of pre-requisites to ensure applicants meet USI’s strict requirements to be recognized in the elite class of PRO™.
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