Thermal Imaging Courses

Accredited thermal imaging courses for inspectors.

Learn the fundamental skills and knowledge to start using thermal imaging as an inspection tool.

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Aerial Thermal Imaging Drone Training Course

Thermal Imaging – Category 1

4 Days | £1680 | BINDT Accredited

Learn the essential skills and knowledge required for basic thermal imaging. Optional certification to ISO 18436 standards.

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Aerial Thermal Imaging Drone Training Course

Building Thermography Category 1

5 Days | £2040 | ABBE Accredited

Thermal imaging course designed for surveying domestic properties. Optional ISO 6781 certification available.

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Aerial Thermal Imaging Drone Training Course

Drone Thermal Imaging Category 1

5 Days | £2040 | BINDT Accredited

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

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Equine Thermography Category 1

Equine Thermal Imaging Technician Course

4 Days | £1500

Learn how to undertake basic equine (animal) scans to detect problem areas, assess training performance and monitor injury.

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Category 2 Courses

Designed for practicing thermographers qualified to Category 1 standards.

CAA Approved Drone Training Course

Building Thermography Category 2

5 Days | £2040 | BINDT/ABBE Accredited

Learn to lead a team of thermographers in the surveying of residential, commercial and industrial buildings.

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Equine Thermography Category 1

Electromechanical Thermography Category 2

5 Days | £2040 | BINDT Accredited

Specialist thermal imaging course for electromechanical fault-finding and condition monitoring.

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Equine Thermography Category 1

Equine Thermographers Course

3 Days | £1194

Designed for practicing equine thermographers looking to learn advanced thermal pattern recognition and report writing.

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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

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.

Our team of engineers have been operating drones since 2012, developing custom aerial solutions for integration with specialist thermal cameras. By adapting thermal imaging technology and frequent innovations with infrared image quality, we were one of the first UK companies to offer aerial infrared inspections as a service.

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.

To browse our range of drone operator courses, visit ired.ac.uk/courses/drone

Our Category 1 thermography courses are suitable for those new to industry – requiring no previous experience or thermal imaging equipment.

Designed to deliver the fundamental skills and knowledge required for undertaking basic thermography, our Category 1 courses (often referred to as Level 1 or Foundation) are aimed at those looking to start offering thermal imaging as a professional service. Foundation course topics include basic thermographic principles, camera operation, data analysis and producing documentation to ISO standards.

Successful completion of a Category 1 course will enable delegates to use infrared cameras to detect surface temperatures.

Our Category 2 thermography courses are designed for practicing thermographers interested in leading a team of Category 1 thermographers in the surveying of commercial buildings or electrical installations.

Category 2 (often referred to as Level 2 or Advanced) courses are crafted to meet relevant scheme requirements, enabling delegates to conduct either BREEAM Credit or Home Quality Mark infrared surveys.

All qualified Category 2 thermographers are eligible are for listing on the UK Thermography Authority (UKTA) directory of approved thermographers. This directory is the industry-standard for verifying thermographers, and can be found here.

Introducing Short Courses

A range of short courses to help deliver quick competency to industry professionals.