Drone Operator Courses2018-07-17T09:05:28+00:00

Drone Operator Courses

Specialist training courses for existing drone operators.

As leaders within the remote sensing market, we’ve developed a range of specialist courses for drone operators. Courses have been designed for existing PfCO pilots looking to start within the commercial inspection and surveying industry.

All of our courses are kept up-to-date with the latest techniques and practices, ensuring they meet current commercial needs across a wide range of industry sectors.

Our Courses

Thermal Imaging for Drone Operators

3 Days | £995.00 ex. VAT

Learn how to use thermal imaging cameras on a drone and the basics of conducting an aerial thermal imaging survey.

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Drone Thermography Category 1

5 Days | £1700.00 ex. VAT

Conforming to ISO 18436 standards, this comprehensive aerial thermal imaging course is ideal for new infrared drone pilots.

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Operating Safety Case for Drone Operators

3 Days | £995.00 ex. VAT

This course delivers the fundamental knowledge and framework for creating an Operating Safety Case (OSC) for congested areas.

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Photogrammetry for Drone Operators

3 Days | £995.00 ex. VAT

Learn how to create and analyse orthomosiacs, 3D models and accurate terrain models with your drone.

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Multispectral for Drone Operators

3 Days | £995.00 ex. VAT

Create reflectance maps, index maps (NDVI, NDRE) and orthomosiacs for professional agricultural analysis and reporting.

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Photovoltaic Inspections for Drone Operators

3 Days | £995.00 ex. VAT

Learn how to detect and accurately locate faulty cells, string-errors, defective diodes and PID faults on solar farm installations.

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Search & Rescue for Drone Operators

3 Days | £995.00 ex. VAT

Learn how to effectively conduct search & rescue operations with your drone, designed for the emergency services.

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In collaboration with DronePartners

We’ve teamed up with DronePartners to provide pilot competency training for new pilots without their Permissions for Commercial Operations (PfCO).

Drone Ground School

3 Days | £995.00 ex. VAT

The Drone Ground School course is designed for those aspiring to become a CAA drone pilot for commercial operations.

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Visual Drone Inspection Training

2 Days | £1150.00 ex. VAT

This course is designed for experienced PfCO drone pilots looking to visually inspect infrastructure and engage with industrial clients.

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DJI Enterprise Dealer

We’re one of the few approved by DJI to deliver exclusive enterprise drone equipment.

We also stock a variety of cameras, gimbals and software from some of the world’s leading manufacturers (including FLIR, DJI and MicaSense).

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iRed training courses are delivered by industry experts, each with many years of teaching experience.

Our instructors have delivered hundreds of accredited thermal imaging courses, seminars, workshops and presentations since 2002. Courses have been delivered to multi-national organisations, global brands, universities, local authorities and small businesses throughout the world.

By working closely with leading educational institutions such as the University of Portsmouth, we’re able to ensure our courses are are constantly up-to-date with the latest techniques and practices from industry.

To find out more about our instructors, visit ired.ac.uk/instructors

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
Cardiff Metropolitan University
“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

Thermal Imaging Courses

Industry recognised thermal imaging training courses, accredited to national standards.

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