Introduction to Using Drones in your Business Short course


Want to use drones in your business but don’t know where to start?

Have you thought about which drone you need?

What about essential qualifications?

This course is designed to answer these questions, and help attendees find the best ways to get started in the drone industry. Whether you’re looking to start a drone business, or simply want to incorporate drones into your existing operations - this course will help you get started.

Course details


  • Venue: Essential Teaching, Port Solent, Portsmouth
  • Duration: Half-day

Date and time

  • Thursday 6 May 2021
  • 9.30am-12.30pm


  • £140

What you'll experience

On this short course you'll cover:

  • getting started within the drone industry
  • how to legally fly commercial drones in the UK
  • fixed-wing versus multi-rotor drones
  • choosing the right drone and equipment for your industry


After more than 15 years in the aviation industry, Ray Faulkner founded iRed in 2002 with the aim of bringing thermal imaging technology into mainstream industry. Fast-forward to today, and iRed has grown to become the UK’s leader in thermal imaging, remote sensing and integrated drone solutions - helping to connect people and companies with specialist inspection tools.

Ray is an accredited PCN Category 3 thermographer, approved drone operator and certified training instructor. Alongside his work at iRed, Ray sits on the BSI working group for thermal imaging ISO Standards, helping to promote and develop the need for certified training within the UK.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course. 

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