Pix4D Software

1-Day UAV Workshop Session

Pix4D is the leading provider of UAV (drone) mapping software, specifically designed for professionals wanting to create orthomosaics, point clouds and models from UAV imagery. Our workshop session provides delegates with the knowledge to successfully produce accurate outputs, and gives those new to the industry an opportunity to try the Pix4D software package before making a commitment.


  • 1-Day hands-on workshop session
  • Learn how to create an accurate 3D model from start to finish
  • Cover work-flow, output requirements and best-practice
  • No previous experience or equipment necessary

Who Should Attend

  • Those new to the industry wishing to test the Pix4D Software package
  • Existing pilots looking to expand their range of services

Course Outcomes

  • Learn how to create and develop accurate models from UAV imagery

  • Learn how to undertake manual corrections including tie-points and GCPs

  • Understand data collection requirements for efficient work-flow

  • Understand the implications of fixed-wing vs. multi-rotor data capture

Course Instructors

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.

Ray Faulkner – founder of iRed Ltd – is an ex-airline jet captain with over 15 years of commercial flying experience. In addition to this, he is a CAA PfCO pilot and PCN Category 3 qualified. Ray currently sits on the BINDT CM working group, and is a committee member with BSI for ISO Standards involving thermography.

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Further Information

Course Details

The Pix4D software workshop is for new and existing UAV pilots wishing to either establish or develop their understanding and ability with the Pix4D software series. Delegates attending the workshop can expect to be able to effortlessly create:

3D Textured Models
Full 3D triangular mesh with photorealistic texturing, perfect for sharing and online visualization.

Contour Lines
Generate contour lines for a simplified representation of topography, then export them for further work.

Volume Calculation
Output calculated volumes on a perfect representation of your stockpile, with adjustable base height and detailed view for more precise measurements.

High resolution aerial map with corrected perspective, putting you in control of geographic data generation.

Digital Surface Model
Accurate, georeference elevation map, ready for your preferred GIS workflow.

3D Point Cloud
Laser scanner quality 3D points from a consumer-grade camera. Clean from moving objects, aerial perspective with limited occlusions, and low acquisition time.

Delegates already in possession of Pix4D software are welcome to bring a laptop or alternative with them. Otherwise, practical sessions will be completed using our purpose-built desktop.

Our workshop sessions are delivered in our purpose-built training facility in Emsworth, Hampshire (just outside of Portsmouth). The sessions, delivered by industry experts, usually run from 10am – 4pm including lunch and refreshments. If you’re interested in us delivering a workshop to your site or premises, get in touch on 01243 370 296 or email [email protected].

Buying Pix4D Software

Those interested in purchasing any of the Pix4D software packages – either before or after the course – can find the following online at the iRed Shop.

Pix4D AG (Precision Agriculture)
Pix4D Model
Pix4D Mapper Pro

iRed Academy Awarding Body

£165 + VAT

Prices shown include tuition, course materials and daily lunch & refreshments.



CPD Hours

Awarding Body
iRed Academy

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