Drone Technology Course for Contractors offered by Clemson University
Clemson, SC - Dec. 4, 2020 - The use of drones in construction is absolutely skyrocketing. Also known as UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles), drones are helping contractors with efficiency, productivity, safety, and quality assurance. Daniel Riccomini, owner of American Commercial Roofing started out hiring someone with a drone to come to his job sites. After seeing the benefits it offered, he decided to purchase his own to use on a more routine basis. Daniel shares, “I use it for pre- and post-construction and since I can’t be in two places at one time, with the drone, now I can.” While Daniel can be working on one job, the drone can be gathering information in real-time on another. Daniel also uses it to measure roofs which can be done in a matter of minutes, allowing him to get a quote out faster than if he were physically climbing on the roof and taking measurements and with the added advantage of being able to be on another job at the same time.
If you’re interested in learning more on this valuable piece of technology for your business, this online course may be just for you. Offered by Clemson University, the Applied Drone Technology course provides a comprehensive curriculum to start using drone technology safely and profitably. The course is only available through Clemson Online and taught by one of the foremost drone educators in the country, Dr. Joseph Burgett, who is also a licensed General Contractor with extensive experience with drones and has specifically designed this class for general and specialty contractors. In this 40-hour course you will learn how to save time using drones, reduce risks, improve logistics, and how to increase efficiency.
The enrollment fee will include:
- Simulator controller
- 3D modeling software
- FAA study guide
- FAA test supplement booklet
- 40 hours of materials and activities
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