iRed Academy | Thermal Imaging and Specialist Drone Training 2018-04-17T13:09:40+00:00

Professional thermal imaging training courses, delivered by industry experts.

Accredited thermal imaging training providers

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About the iRed Academy

The iRed Academy is the leading UK provider of ISO certified thermal imaging training. Our range of professional qualifications and bespoke training programmes are all designed to support you, develop your knowledge and enable you to grow and increase your skills as a qualified thermographer.

  • Qualifications from the UK’s leading infrared academy
  • Bespoke training courses delivered nationwide
  • Specialist sUAS/drone training courses
  • ABBE Approved Assessment Centre
  • BINDT Approved Training Organisation
  • UKTA Approved Training Organisation
  • Registered ELCAS Provider
  • CPD Certified Organisation

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Foundation Thermography Courses

Category 1 courses designed for those new to industry – no experience required.

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Advanced Thermography Courses

Specialist thermal imaging training courses for practicing thermographers.

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sUAS/Drone Courses

Specialist commercial sUAS training courses for new and existing drone pilots.

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Bespoke Training Courses

Flexible, cost-effective courses for businesses, schools or government organisations.

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Workshop Sessions

One day introduction courses designed to deliver quick competency.

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Equine Thermography Courses

Detect problem areas, assess training performance and monitor injury in horses.

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Equine Thermography Courses
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  • Thermal imaging cameras provided
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Thermography (otherwise known as “Thermal Imaging”) is a specialist technique which uses infrared-sensitive cameras to inspect buildings, electrical equipment, rotating machinery and devices to detect faults or problematic areas, as part of routine maintenance or fault-finding. This non-invasive method allows the identification – both in terms of location and severity – of problems associated with heat loss.

Thermal imaging cameras are not point-and-shoot. So many factors affect the output – including the nature of the subject, the ambient surroundings, the range of temperatures detected and even the choice of colour palette – that they are only useful in the hands of a trained thermographer.

The iRed Academy is the largest UK provider of ISO certified thermal imaging courses. Our team of trainers deliver the courses with passionate enthusiasm for the subject. They are all highly experienced industry experts who, in addition to their training role, use the latest techniques, technologies and industry practices to deliver solutions for our many clients. All of our courses are crafted to meet current commercial needs across a broad range of industrial sectors.

We are an ABBE Approved Assessment Centre, BINDT Approved Training Organisation and UKTA Approved Training Centre for thermal imaging. In addition to this, we’re a registered ELCAS provider, CPD Certified and the first UK provider for aerial thermal imaging courses.

Absolutely! We are a BINDT approved training organisation (ATO) and an ABBE approved assessment centre. Our trainers are all UKTA approved thermographers, and all of our courses are CPD certified. Successful completion of our ABBE Diploma or PCN Category 2 Electrical / Building courses will meet the requirements for the UKTA database of approved thermographers. In addition to this, we operate a Quality Management System in accordance with BS EN ISO 9001:2015, demonstrating our commitment to quality.

University of Portsmouth Thermal Imaging Training
“Thank you for your fantastic talk to our students. The feedback of your talk was great and students really enjoyed it. Some of them have already asked me about possibilities of doing projects with iRed.”
Dr. Hooshyar Assadullahi, University of Portsmouth
TATA Steel iRed Thermal Imaging Client
“Thank you for one of the most effective courses I have attended. It was greatly appreciated the way you tailored the course to suit the knowledge, skills and experience of your attendees.”
Neil Eccles, Tata Steel
“I was very impressed by the approach developed by iRed for producing high resolution thermal images and it has encouraged me to read thermal images in a whole new way. I would highly recommend the training to others.”
Condor Ferries Thermal Imaging Logo
“Fantastic course, instructed by some of the most knowledgeable people in industry. Both theory based and vocational, it’s a great mix of both.”
Robert Wade, Condor Ferries



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