Saturday – January 13, 2018

Contact: Ginny Gnadt, Senior Public Relations Specialist
(414) 297-6770, gnadtv@matc.edu

MATC Offering Drone Workshop for Beginners Jan. 12

Dec. 28, 2017

Milwaukee Area Technical College is offering a hands-on, expert-led workshop in January for beginners interested in learning how to fly a drone.

The half-day, limited class-size sessions presented by MATC Workforce Solutions are set for Friday, Jan. 12, 2018 from 8 a.m.-noon or 1-5 p.m. at MATC’s Oak Creek Campus, 6665 S. Howell Ave.

The cost is $99 including simulation and flight training. Register online. Participants will use drones supplied by the workshop and will receive flight training from an expert instructor.

The workshop will help attendees gain:

  • Knowledge of FAA rules and regulations

  • Knowledge of Wisconsin laws and Milwaukee ordinances

  • Knowledge of safety precautions

  • Experience using drone simulation


Participants must be 16 years old or older. For more information, contact randallc@matc.edu or mallwitm@matc.edu.