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Blue Ridge CTC Partners with Morgan County Office of Emergency Management to offer Drone Operations Training

August 13, 2018

Media Contact
Jennifer Barrett-Smith
304.260.4380 ext. 2111
jbarrett@blueridgectc.edu

Blue Ridge Community and Technical College, in partnership with the Morgan County Office of Emergency Management, recently offered a 21 hour training program in Drone Operations and FAA Licensing for EMS personnel.

Students attended the training at the Blue Ridge CTC Morgan County Center located in the Pines Opportunity Center in Berkeley Springs, WV. The course provided training to students who are interested in becoming a remote commercial pilot for small unmanned aircrafts (UAVs), more commonly referred to as “drones”.

A total of 12 participants completed the training and received a voucher to take the remote commercial pilot examination for UAVs. The course was taught by V1 Aeronautics of Hagerstown, MD. V1 Aeronautics also administered the FAA examinations. For more information about upcoming UAV courses, visit the Career Advancement website at http://blueridgectc.augusoft.net or call 304.260.4380 ext. 2411.

Attached and Pictured: Dick Myers, Stephanie Allemong, and Bruce Miner discussing details of the Drone Operations course. 

Blue Ridge Community and Technical College offers more than 60 associate degree and certificate programs, as well as workforce development training.  Blue Ridge Community and Technical College is conveniently located on Route 45 West past the Commons Center, at 13650 Apple Harvest Drive. For more information on Blue Ridge Community and Technical College, please call 304-260-4380 or visit our website at www.BlueRidgeCTC.edu.

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