All of our courses are delivered by industry experts, each with many years of teaching experience.

Our trainers have delivered hundreds of certified thermal imaging courses, CPD seminars and presentations. These courses have ranged from multi-national organisations and universities to local authorities and businesses. Utilising open communication with our operations division has enabled us to ensure our courses are constantly up-to-date with the latest techniques and practices current used in industry.

Ray Faulkner
Ray FaulknerManaging Director | PCN Category 3
Ray Faulkner, the managing director, started iRed Ltd back in 2002 before thermography was accepted as a mainstream inspection tool. Ray served for many years as Vice-Chair of the UKTA drafting their constitution, promoting the need for certified training and Chairing the Building Thermography specialist group with the emphasis on developing sustainable inspection techniques. Ray currently sits on the BINDT Working Group that oversees the PCN certification scheme and the BSI working group for ISO Standards involving thermography.
Norman Walker
Norman WalkerInstructor | PCN Category 3
Norman Walker is a PCN Level 3 qualified thermographer and training instructor. Prior to his employment at iRed, Norman was the chairman for the UKTA (UK Thermography Association) for several years, during which he helped develop the PCN Category 1 and 2 thermography training courses along with authoring the BINDT approved Infrared Thermography Handbooks: Principles and Practice. Norman also holds a Masters Degree in Maintenance Engineering and Management, and has recently retired from the AWE (Atomic Weapons Establishment).
Bruce Arnold
Bruce ArnoldInstructor | PCN Category 2
Bruce Arnold CEng, FIMechE, MCIBSE is a PCN level 2 thermographer and a senior trainer at iRed. As a chartered engineer he brings a wealth of experience to the team. Having been an engineering officer on naval nuclear submarines for many years, Bruce now conducts thermographic building surveys on behalf of iRed specialising in BREEAM and investigative projects. Bruce is also a committee member on the UKTA, chairing the Building Thermography sub-committee.
Steve Welland
Steve WellandTraining Manager | PCN Category 2
Steve Welland is an ex-forces instructor, CAA PfCO pilot and our UAV training manager. Steve has over 25 years of mechanical engineering and RC (Remote Control) flight experience, and is a fully qualified thermographer. In addition to this, Steve has been a lead UAV engineer for the last 7 years. Alongside his training responsibilities, Steve is the in-house payload specialist for iRed, providing multispectral and thermal camera integration for our aerial inspection services.
Colin Froud
Colin FroudInstructor | UAV Specialist
Colin Froud is a specialist UAV training instructor, qualified thermographer and CAA PfCO pilot with an Operating Safety Case for working within congested areas. Before joining iRed, Colin worked in many hazardous environments throughout his career as a documentary cameraman and commercial diver. These experiences have enabled Colin to become an expert in Health and Safety, making him one of the UK’s leading specialists for UAV Operating Safety Cases.
Elaine Hall
Elaine HallInstructor | Equine Specialist
Elaine Hall Dipl ICAT, MAAT, AFHEA is a certified thermographer and equine specialist, with a Diploma in Equine Sports Massage Therapy and a Certificate in Veterinary Education. Elaine has trained globally with some of the world’s leading veterinary thermographers including Dr Tracy Turner, Prof. Ram Purohit, Dr Jim Waldsmith and Dr Ken Marcella; and is an active member of the UKTA, Veterinary Thermal Imaging Society, American Academy of Thermology (AAT) and International Equine Thermography Association.

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