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Introduction to drone inspections in civil engineering

June 21 8:00 am 5:00 pm SAST

Drone Safety Legal (DSL) has partnered with the University of Pretoria Enterprises to present the “Introduction to drone inspections in civil engineering” as one of three blended learning short courses in the “Redefining the role of drone technology in the future of study and work” programme. (The other two courses are on drones for mining and drones for precision agriculture.)

This industry-specific short course is focused on the application of drones in all aspects of civil engineering. This blended learning short course covers theory through to in-field practice.

The course includes:

  • An introduction to civil engineering
  • General civil engineering applications
  • The use of drone for site evaluation, planning, construction survey, construction progress, and as-built data
  • All aspects of surveying from photogrammetry and lidar to principles and quantities
  • Aviation and related legislation
  • Risk identification and management
  • Processing of acquired data and delivering usable results
  • Computer practical
  • Case studies

The course is accredited for 5 CPD points (ECSA and SACNASP). There are two course options: Standard course (R18 687.50 including VAT) or course with Remote Pilot License (RPL) included (R46 000.00 including VAT)

Contact Janine Scheepers, UP Enterprises Course Coordinator, Tel: +27 (0)12 434 2579,

$1272.64 (R18 687.50)

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