Skill-based training courses for the next generation of work.

The iRed® Academy is an industry-leading training centre for specialist sensors and drone operations. Our diverse team of instructors are pioneers in their respective fields, combining emerging inspection technologies with the very latest in academic thinking.

Based in the United Kingdom, we have the largest range of online and classroom-based courses for thermal imaging, precision agriculture, mapping and drone piloting. Working alongside leading universities – including the University of Portsmouth and University of Plymouth – our experts are at the forefront of developing new techniques and practices for industry.

We’re committed to tackling the future of sustainable business, using new and emerging technologies to help improve safety, efficiency and sustainability across the UK.

More about iRed®

iRed® is a multidisciplinary remote sensing consultancy. Put simply, we use specialist sensors to help people and companies see things invisible to the naked eye. Founded in 2002, our team of industry experts use thermal imaging, multispectral, photogrammetry and drone deployment technologies to deliver next-generation solutions, training and services worldwide.

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We combine innovation and technology with the latest in academic thinking.

Introducing new skills and tools for industry

Thermal Imaging
Learn how to use thermal cameras to inspect buildings, solar farms and electrical panels

Drone Mapping
Capture and create 3D models, maps and point-clouds for measurement and analysis

Multispectral Imaging
Precision agriculture and environmental monitoring using drones

Drone Operations
CAA approved drone training and advanced operating courses for new and existing pilots

Payload Training
Learn how to effectively operate specialist sensors on drone platforms

CPD Workshops
Sector-specific workshops, seminars and lectures for emerging technologies

We’re rated 4.5/5 by over 1,000 of our students

iRed Course Testimonials

“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
iRed Course Testimonials

“Course thoroughly met our expectations and gave us great confidence in our ability to use and understand our thermal camera.”

Chris Davies, Eastwood Media
iRed Course Testimonials

“Very good knowledge provided during the course and lots of information attained. The course very much exceeded expectations.”

Jamie Taylor, AWE
iRed Course Testimonials

“Very well presented and structured course, which exceeded expectations for a learning experience.”

Maxwell Murray, Chemring Energetics

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