Drone Surveying Course: Review
- HELIGUY.com™ partners with Drone Survey School to deliver new specialist drone surveying course;
- Learn from Pieter Franken – a drone survey expert with decades of experience in the field;
- Topics include photogrammetry, LiDAR, accuracies, and data-processing tips;
- Book your place now.
A new specialist drone surveying course to help professionals conduct more accurate and consistent drone surveys takes place next month.
Drone expert HELIGUY.com™ has partnered with drone survey training provider, Pieter Franken, of Drone Survey School, to host the Drone Survey Fundamentals training course.
Surveying drones have become a key commercial tool – helping capture accurate data quickly, safely and cheaply for improved decision-making, maximum return on investments, and to obtain vital insights.
This three-day training course will provide you with the theoretical background knowledge required to carry out accurate drone surveys and how drone technology can be best utilised for aerial mapping missions. It is aimed at anyone who is already, or has plans to, perform aerial drone surveys.
To find out more and to book a place on the course – taking place at Shrigley Hall, Cheshire, from Tuesday, September 15, to Thursday, September 17, 2020 – click here.
What You Will Learn On The Drone Mapping Course
Drone Survey Fundamentals is a short but intense training course to teach the methods of conducting an accurate drone survey.
In addition, participants will learn how to use the data to generate valuable business insights, and how to avoid making costly beginners’ mistakes.
The course will focus on the fundamental principles of drone surveying, such as photogrammetry, LiDAR, GPS, geomatics. It will culminate in an exam.
The course will consist of the following elements:
- The key to accuracy when surveying with a drone.
- Reducing positional errors – PPK and RTK.
- Photogrammetry and LiDAR tutorials.
- Drone survey data – what you’ll collect and how to use it for maximum value.
- Guidance on when drone surveys will significantly outperform other methodologies.
- Data processing tips and tricks that give you consistently accurate drone surveys – saving you time and money.
Learn From A Drone Surveying Expert
Pieter Franken, of Drone Survey School – and HELIGUY.com™ partner – will deliver the drone surveying course.
He said: “This course will cover the theoretical background you need to know to be an aerial surveyor. It will save you valuable time in not making beginner mistakes and having to redo surveys.
“In addition, it will prevent you from disappointing your clients as you’ll be able to deliver on what you promised more consistently.”
With a post-graduate degree in GIS, and having worked for surveying companies across the world, Pieter founded and was the managing director of Terra Drone Europe; one of Europe’s leading drone-based surveying and inspection companies.
He is one of the founding fathers and chairman of the Dutch trade organization for certified drone operators (DCRO) and sits on the working and expert groups helping the Dutch Civil Aviation Authorities with the implementation of new EU drone regulations.
Based in France, Pieter currently runs the Drone Survey School to train non-surveyors in the use of drone survey techniques.
With bases in the UK and US, HELIGUY.com™ is a leading drone provider, supplying and supporting major companies with their drone surveying missions around the world.
The expert drone training team delivers CAA-approved tuition, including bespoke closed courses for the UK emergency services and major commercial entities.
HELIGUY.com™ Head of Training, Ben Shirley, said: “Drones have become a vital piece of equipment in a surveyor’s tool kit.
“Therefore, we have launched the Drone Survey Fundamentals training course to demonstrate how a drone can transform mapping missions and highlight some of the skills drone surveyors need to know.
“By partnering with Pieter, we have a drone surveying expert leading the course, helping surveyors unlock the true potential of their drones for aerial mapping. HELIGUY.com™ will offer support after the course, too.”
Drone Survey Fundamentals FAQs
Here is a list of some FAQs for the Drone Survey Fundamentals training course.