Manufacturing & Repair Drones
Intro to Autonomous Control & Drones
MNFG 122 - 3 Units + 1 Unit Lab
This course teaches students how to safely control a drone with hardware and software. Topics include basic autonomous control, coordinate systems, methods on control, flight techniques, manufacturing of drones, design of drones, modification of drones, Unmanned Autonomous Systems, and Counter Unmanned Autonomous Systems.
Payload & Sensors for the Manufacturing of Autonomous
MNFG 123 - 3 Units + 1 Unit Lab
This course teaches students how to safely choose and use various payloads and sensors with autonomous drones. Topics include applications of payloads and sensors; use and troubleshooting of various sensors(light, ultrasonic, and GPS based); effects of payloads and sensors on autonomous drones; data gathering and processing; and latest technological advancements for autonomous drone sensor technology.
Repair & Troubleshooting of Autonomous Drones
MNFG 124 - 3 Units + 1 Unit Lab
This course teaches students how to troubleshoot and repair autonomous drone platforms. Course content includes familiarization of drone components, disassembly and reassembly of drone platforms, preventative maintenance, common diagnostics and repair procedures, and post repair flight testing.
Drones Provided in Class
Drones are provided in class. You do not need to buy a drone to take this class.
Careers using drones are growing fast and the demand for drone skills are increasing. Here are some of the careers and industries using drones:
- Drone repair technician
- Drone assembly technician, fabricator, cutter, solderer, and welder
- Tool and die maker
- First-list supervisor
- Production manager
- Quality control inspector
- Wholesale and manufacturing sales representative
SAC Faculty Lead for Drones
Contact for any questions about SAC drone courses and programs:
Dori Dumon, Drone Pilot
Assoc. Professor, Business Apps & Technology Dept.
Contact Career Education Business Counselors
714-564-6254 or Live Chat on Counselors Web Page
- Get help planning class schedules
- Set education and career goals
- Complete graduation forms
- Learn about financial aid and support services
Information and brochure provided on this page are based on Catalog 2021-22. Previous catalogs are listed on the SAC College Catalogs web page.