This course provides users with an introduction to drones, what they are and how they can be used within the Built Environment. It explains the aviation bodies responsible for regulating the use of drones in the UK, as well as the qualifications required to pilot a drone safely. The course will examine the use of drones within the construction industry and explores their potential for developing detailed photographic images and 3D mapping.
Who should study this course?
“Drones in the workplace” is relevant for those who wish to keep up-to-date with the latest technological developments in surveying and mapping such as Construction Managers, Quantity Surveyors, Site Managers, Project Managers, Site Surveyors and Maintenance Managers.
Providing an overview on the use of drones and how to use them safely, this course will also be suitable for Real Estate professionals such as Estate Agents, Property Agents, and those involved in photographic marketing.
The total estimated study time for completing the course is 2 hours.
This estimate includes time for you to read or view a resource more than once, as well as time for you to take notes.
At the end of this course you should be able to:
- explain what drones are;
- describe how they work;
- describe the regulatory bodies that control aviation in the UK and Europe;
- recognise the potential impact on the built environment;
- Identify how to you can employ drones for your business in a safe and professional manner.
A fully online self-managed course that enables you to study at a time and place that suits your needs and to stop and re-start the course as required.
This course contains the following four topics:
- Introduction to drones
- Regulatory bodies
- Operations manual
- Photography and photogrammetry
The course concludes with a summary and links to further study.
There are no entry requirements for this course.
At the end of the course you will be awarded a UCEM certificate of completion for 2 hours CPD.
To obtain this you must complete all of the course topics.
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