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TRAINING YOUR WORKERS TO BE DRONE PILOTS

 

TE TOPA O TE KĀHU    |    THE SOARING OF THE HAWK

We're excited to announce the launch of our new drone pilots programme for companies wanting their existing workers to be trained as certified drone pilots on their worksites.

 

Drone pilot cadets will learn how to save the company time and costs, and enhance safety.

IS THIS PROGRAMME FOR YOU?

  • Are you interested in reducing time and costs for visual inspections and monitoring by having your own in-house drone pilot, ready to fly when you are?

  • Are you interested in enhancing safety on site?

  • Do you have a drone use case idea but can't afford the fees or wait times for externally contracted drone pilots?

  • Are you keen to regularly capture visual proof of your project's progress from high altitudes to share with your customers?

  • Would you like to expand your technology capability in-house using drones for 3D modelling, volumetric tasks or high-altitude security?

  • Do you want to provide seriously awesome technology pathways for your workers?

  • Is it important that your best workers are properly trained to fly safely and legally?

If you said yes to any of the above questions, then this programme is for your company and your workers.

HOW LONG

Weeks 1 to 4: Just 5 days off work

10 HOURS of online theory, anywhere, anytime

5 DAYS of in-person workshops, practice and flight examination

Weeks 5 to 25: Back at work full time

1 INDUSTRY-READY DRONE to bring back to work if cadet passes (conditions apply)

3 FREE MENTORING SESSIONS to help the cadet and company apply drone operations on site (conditions apply)

 

SCHOLARSHIPS ARE CLOSED UNTIL THE NEXT INTAKE

 

Scholarships are now closed. Register your Interest below to be on the mailing list for the next scholarships.

KEY TOPICS

 

In weeks 1 to 4, they'll learn:

  • How to fly like a boss!

  • CAA certified Part 102 drone training, theory and flight examination

  • Regulations, safety and privacy

  • How to read navigational / aviation charts

  • Radio communication skills

  • Flight planning, hazard awareness

  • Use case examples they can apply back at work

  • How to build, maintain and fix drones

  • Tikanga, cultural and ethical aspects of airspace

  • International and local drone operators (meet, greet, korero)

  • And we'll provide a personal coach to help them succeed

 

After week 4 if they pass the flight examination and theory, they'll get:

  • An industry-ready drone (conditions apply) to use on site immediately

  • The RPAS Kāhu Wings Pilot badge identifying them as the certified drone pilot on site (see badge at top of page)

  • A learning plan to up skill further and add even more value to your company

  • And we'll provide a personal mentor over the next 6 months to help them solve problems on site and add value to your company


 

DETAILS

Where:

Next intake is in Auckland. Other regions to be confirmed.

When:

Next intake 12 April 2021

Fees:

$15,000 +gst includes online and in-person lessons, workshops, exam, industry-ready drone and mentoring

Fees free with scholarship (now closed)

 

HOW TO APPLY
 

If you are a CEO, CTO, CIO or Senior Manager.

Register your interest to have your worker(s) on the programme.

If you are a worker.

Register your interest, and ask your boss to nominate you.

We can't wait to have you in our cadet drone pilot team!

The Incredible Skies team
 

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