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Career and Certification Training

  • Commercial Drone Certification

    Drones are an effective tool that can be used to support your organization's operations. Learn the fundamentals of drone flying with classroom instruction, hands-on flight training, and practice written exams. We’ll cover the key topics that you need to know to pass the FAA Part 107 Drone Written Exam, which is included in your course fee:

    • FAA rules and regulations
    • Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Ground School (loading, performance, aerodynamics, maintenance, preflight procedures, airport operations, crew management, aviation physiology, and weather)
    • Flight training (preflight, take-off procedures, emergencies, in-flight procedures, advanced flight maneuvers, descent, and landing)
    • Aerial photography and videography
    • Intelligent navigations and autonomous flight
    • Situation-based best practices and emergency procedures
    • How to implement UAS into your organization

    The course is taught and assisted by current certified flight instructors who are also certified drone pilots. Fee: $999, Course Code #: USV U56 001.

  • Real Estate Sales Broker Pre-License Topics and Real Estate Sales Broker Applied Real Estate Principles—Interactive

    Real Estate Sales Broker Pre-License Topics covers the broad field of real estate with an emphasis on license law, real property, agency structure, buyer and seller relationships and counseling. We’ll explore Illinois law, federal law, marketing and advertising, market analysis and appraisal, financing, and contract knowledge, independent contractor/employee agreements and occupational disciplines. This blended–home study course satisfies 75 hours of the 90 hours of instruction required by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) to become a Real Estate Broker. This course will almost always be held concurrently or consecutively with Real Estate Broker Pre-License Interactive course, URE U20, and you must be enrolled in URE U20 also. Successful completion of both classes qualifies you to sit for the Illinois Real Estate Broker Examination. Fee: $669 Course Code URE U19

    Real Estate Broker Pre-License Interactive covers role play, case study examples, demonstration examples, and “what if” situational examples in such areas as listing presentation, agreement and disclosure, writing purchase agreements, market analysis, seller net sheets, confronting fair housing violations/seller or buyer, distressed property issues, antitrust scenarios, and inspection/repair issues. This course satisfies 15 hours of the 90 hours of interactive/situational training required by the IDFPR to become a Real Estate Broker. Successful completion of this course and the Broker Pre-License Topics class, URE U19, qualifies you to sit for the Illinois Real Estate Broker Examination. Fee: $125 Course Code URE U20

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  1. The first time you register online, see www.mchenry.edu/myMCC and select: Register for Workforce and Community Development Classes »
  2. To search for a class, enter search criteria such as a keyword (ex. painting) or the course code number. Or, try selecting a Topic Code using the arrow for the drop-down menu.
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For more information, contact Justin DeBolt at (815) 479-7879