Safe Drone Operations for Managers

Delivered by the Institute for Drone Technology

Provides knowledge about how to address the questions and challenges to maximise the opportunity, demonstrate duty of care and execute the correct use of Drone technology safely into your organisation.

Course details

Integrating drones with your operations provides amazing benefits in productivity and enhanced offerings. BUT you’ve got to do it right. Safety, compliance with legal obligations, and aviation requirements all need to be managed.

This course provides 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. Participants are also provided with a drone operations kit you can use to ensure your operations are conducted and recorded in a safe and effective manner.

Subjects covered: Overall Checklist, Risk Assessment Considerations, Risk Analysis, Risk Register, Emergency Planning, Flight Planning, Pre-flight checklists, Flight Authorisations, Pre Start Briefings, Recommended Apps, Useful links and websites.

The course is contextualised for the maritime industry, including considerations of use of drones near the ocean, activities tailored to suit a maritime environment, and learning materials reflecting the environment.

Delivered by the Institute for Drone Technology™

The Institute For Drone Technology™ (RTO No. 45181) helps individuals and organisations understand the revolutionary benefits of drone (UAV) technology, and gain the skills to implement drone (UAV) technology safely and effectively in their workplaces and wider enterprises. The Institute For Drone Technology™ is a Civil Aviation Safety Authority training provider.

Who should participate?

You do not need to be a pilot to do this course. This course is designed for people who will manage a workplace that includes drones, rather than necessarily for the pilots who operate the drones. Successful completion of the course will make the workplace in which the manager works eligible for insurance for drone operations through QBE Australia.

Course requirements

You will need to bring personal protective equipment to the course, including sunglasses, sunscreen, sturdy shoes, a hat and water bottle. You do not need your own drone to do the course, however it is highly recommended that you do have one for practice in your own time.



  • Duration: 1 day classroom + approx. 4 hours online
  • Course Options: (including GST)
    March 15, 2019 | Sydney, NSW | $1,500

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