is a resource and communication hub to connect educators, students, and employers in the drone industry throughout California. It is supported by the five partner community colleges —Cypress, Fullerton, Goldenwest, Orange Coast and Santa Ana–of the Orange County Autonomous Systems Collaborative.  Funding for the OC-ASC is provided by the Strong Workforce initiative of the California Community Colleges.

Mission Statement

The Orange County Autonomous Systems Collaborative (OC-ASC) builds understanding, shares expertise, and forges strong connections among students and industry to prepare an effective workforce to meet current and emerging employer needs in the broad and diverse career fields in which drones and autonomous systems technology are used.

Engage, Fly, and Create with California Drone Connect

Our interactive map will help you find your future drone training and drone industry career. Navigate through drone education programs by location, industry sector and more or find local drone companies that work with and hire professionals, interns and students in the drone industry. Get your career started by selecting Educational Institutions or Industry Partners.

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