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This hands-on, office-oriented microcredential demonstrates the many ways in which the aerial perspective can be integrated into architecture, engineering and construction practice.
Over three days, you’ll become familiar with the utility of UAVs in producing automated site model generation, building and construction site inspection, and visualisation support. You’ll learn to plan, carry out and process photographic data to generate rich models and generate exact photographic backgrounds and viewpoints from exact positions.
You will also get to know the fundamentals of open source and proprietary software packages as they relate to UAV technology, both in small and large office and project management contexts, as well as how to integrate resulting data into BIM and other office software tools. The UAV selection, safety and legislative aspects of UAV use in New South Wales will also be covered.
Successfully completing this microcredential will equip participants with:
This microcredential aligns with the 3 credit point subject, Introduction to Drones for Built Environment Professionals (80115) in the Master of Technology. This microcredential may qualify for recognition of prior learning at this and other institutions.
This microcedential is aimed at construction industry professionals with an interest in integrating UAVs into their office toolsets. No previous knowledge or experience is required.
Full price - $2,500.00 (GST-free)*
*Price subject to change. Please check price at time of purchase.
Course materials outline practical and creative solutions for UAV integration at all stages of project development. The following content will be covered during the course:
You will also complete a half-day local site visit (walking distance from the UTS City Campus) that includes hands-on UAV experience and data acquisition, plus two sessions in the UTS Computer Labs where you’ll process and apply the resulting data.
In between workshop sessions, you’ll be encouraged to install and run the trial software on your own laptop. As well as giving you the chance to bring queries and issues to the second workshop session, this approach will maximise your face-to-face learning time and give you a dataset to share with your colleagues.
Face-to-face learning through the use of digital tools.
By the end of this course participants will understand:
Assessment will be pass/fail.
To pass the microcredential, participants must have full attendance and complete all submission requirements as per the assessment criteria stated in the course outline.
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