Over the last year, we have been working with industry partners to develop training products for using drones in industry contexts. This has been funded by the Victorian Government through the Workforce Training Innovation Fund. We are now looking to undertake training validation exercises to both validate and strengthen the training products. The sectors are working with include Facilities and Asset Management, Agriculture and Conservation Land Management; and Civil Construction. The functions we have developed training for are: Volumetric surveying Thermal imagery Project progress monitoring (in Civil Construction) Confined space inspection Weed mapping The training delivery methodology is highly flexible – [...]
Do you work in a maritime environment? The real world use cases are in for drones making maritime activities safer, more efficient, and providing for real innovation. Our Safe Drone Operations for Managers on 18th of June at AMC Search Sydney will give you knowledge about how to address the questions and challenges to maximise the opportunity, demonstrate ‘duty of care’ and importantly execute the correct use of Drone technology safely into your organisation. For more information on the AMC course click here IfDT_Case_Study_Maritime_Apr2019
Victoria University Polytechnic is working towards including drone technology into its construction courses and on-site studies. During a recent open day at the polytechnic, in Hoppers Lane, Werribee, the Institute for Drone Technology’s chief executive Dr Joel Spencer gave a presentation on his organisation’s work with Victoria University. “We are partnering with them to look at ways in which drone technology can be incorporated into the construction industry,” Dr Spencer said. Read more 22-03-19Pic of Dr Joel Spencer, CEO of Institute for Drone Technology. Photo by Damjan Janevski.
Dr. Joel Spencer chats to ABC Radio Hobart about The Institute for Drone Technology™ and AMC Search, the commercial arm of the Australian Maritime College recent partnership to bring drone technology training into the maritime training environment.
The Institute for Drone Technology secures grant from the Victorian Government's Workforce Training and Innovation Fund. We are proud to be able to officially announce our success in securing a $1.2m grant from the Victorian Government‘s Workforce Training and Innovation Fund. The purpose of the grant is to create drone training products contextualised to key industry areas including asset management, facilities management, agriculture / environmental land management, and to increase the productivity of our employer partners by delivering this training to their staff. Courses have been developed in collaboration with industry, employers and other key local stakeholders and will provide vital [...]
AMC Search, the commercial arm of the Australian Maritime College, and The Institute for Drone Technology™ have signed a memorandum of understanding to bring drone technology training into the maritime training environment. The partnership will be launched at the MIAL SEA18 conference in Canberra on Tuesday, 16 October, and the first three courses offered in Sydney from November 2018. Drone technology has an unprecedented capacity to provide improvements in safety, efficiency and innovation in the maritime environment. By partnering to deliver contextualised drone technology training to AMC Search course participants, the two organisations aim to make Australia a leader in [...]