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Justification Letter Templates

Are you requesting company or agency support to take a class?  Feel free to download and modify these sample justification letters.  


Sample Letter

Subject: Request to Enroll in Clemson Drone UAS Vocation Course



I hope this message finds you well. As part of my ongoing professional development, I am writing to seek your approval to enroll in the online UAS Vocation online course offered through Clemson University. This course represents a significant opportunity for me to enhance my skills and knowledge in the field of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), which I believe will greatly benefit our team and organization.


The UAS Vocation course is designed to provide comprehensive training in various drone applications. Here are a few highlights of what the course includes:

  • Preparation for the FAA Part 107 Exam to earn a remote pilot certificate, which is essential for non-recreational UAS operations.

  • Training in flight skills using a state-of-the-art UAS simulator, which includes over 50 unique missions to develop stick control and operational proficiency.

  • Instruction in creating 3D maps, models, topographic surveys, and orthophotos, which are crucial for many of our project needs.

  • Comprehensive UAS thermography training, culminating in the Level 1 UAS Thermography Certification.

  • Weekly live sessions with Dr. Joe Burgett, a nationally recognized UAS researcher and educator, to discuss coursework and real-world applications.


The course provides a robust curriculum that is directly relevant to our work and aligns with our strategic goals. By completing this course, I will gain valuable certifications, including:

  • FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot Certificate

  • APSA Flight Proficiency Certification

  • Level 1 UAS Thermography Certification


Here is an estimate of the total costs for enrolling in the course:

- Registration: $3,500

- Additional fees for certification exams: Approximately $175

- 4 hours per week for 8 weeks.



Total projected costs: $3,675 and 40 hours of release time


Given the comprehensive nature of this course and the practical skills I will acquire, I am confident that this investment will deliver a significant return in terms of enhanced capabilities and efficiencies within our team.


If you would like to learn more about the UAS Vocation course, you can explore the Clemson Drone website at, or watch this Overview Video.  I am convinced that this course is an excellent opportunity to advance our technical skills and stay at the forefront of UAS technology.


I would appreciate the opportunity to discuss this further and answer any questions you might have. Thank you for considering my request.


Best regards,




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