Aiken Technical College will partner with the Carolina Drone Academy to offer a one-day course on drone photography and film on Saturday.
The class will be from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
The course will focus on teaching attendees how to operate a drone safely, legally and effectively, according to a news release from ATC. Topics will include basic drone operations, advanced controller settings and how to use a drone to take photos and shoot video.
Participants also will learn about Federal Aviation Administration regulations for flying drones as a hobbyist and for work, the pathway to earning a drone pilot license and the best practices for selecting a drone, software and insurance considerations.
The course will include a demonstration flight and a review of photos and videos taken during the flight.
The cost of the course is $249 per student.
Advanced registration is required. To register, call the ATC Enrollment Services Center at 803-508-7263.
Attendees do not have to bring a drone to participate in the course.