UK Drone Law, Legislation and Pathways to Certification Short course


Whether you’re a serious hobbyist, drone professional or interested in learning more about drone technology, you’ve probably heard that new UK drone regulations are on their way.

These changes will affect where you fly, how you fly and what you can fly within UK airspace.

On this course, we’ll guide you through the new and existing drone laws, whilst covering the various pathways to certification for both drones and specialist sensors.

Course details


  • Venue: Chichester College Campus
  • Duration: Half-day

Date and time

  • Wednesday 19 May 2021
  • 9.30am-12.30pm


  • £140

What you'll experience

On this short course you'll:

  • explore the applications of drone technology in existing industries
  • understand the difference between ‘drone permissions’ and competency
  • learn how to grow your drone business with new sensors
  • learn about the UK Drone Law and how it affects you


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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