Unmanned Aircraft Systems Certification

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This is a two-day course to assist individuals in gaining their FAR Part 107 UAS Certification.  The curriculum will cover everything that you need to know to pass the aeronautical knowledge test at the end of the course.  Subjects to be covered include FAA UAS regulations, weather, National Airspace System, airport operations, aeronautical decision making, radio communications and more. 

Included in the workshop are practice tests as well as completing the FAA knowledge test for certification.

 Individuals wanting to recertify will need to attend on March 23 ONLY.

Join us

March 23-24, 2022 from 9am – 4pm

Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Transportation Education Center
545 N Airport Road
Murphysboro, IL 62966

Course Flyer (pdf)


Course instructors are assistant professor Steve Goetz, associate professors Mike Robertson and Bryan Harrison, and flight instructor Ken Bro from the Aviation Management and Flight Department.

From the Aviation Technologies Department; Harry Fanning, lecturer, and Dr. Charles Rodriguez, visiting lecturer.

Full Instructor Bios


Carbondale Hampton Inn
2175 Reed Station Parkway
618/549-6900 or visit their website

Carbondale Holiday Inn
2300 Reed Station Pkwy
618/549-2600 or visit their website

Registration is closed! 

Registration Deadline: March 17, 2022
Full Course Fee: $500
Recertification Fee: $300


Please call Associate Director Sarah VanVooren at 618/453-3472 or email svanvoo@siu.edu or email Mike Robertson, Professor in Aviation Management and Flight at mrobertson@siu.edu