UgCS Pro Training Schedule

Our fully approved and certified UgCS Training Course ensures our students can confidently configure and safely fly, effective automated missions. This is enabled through a comprehensive two-part programme:

Part 1 – UgCS Standard Remote 1 Day Training 

  • UgCS basic training (1 day) – can be skipped for students/groups with UgCS field experience
    • Hardware Requirements
    • Installation and components
    • Simple mission planning Multi Rotor and Fixed Wing
    • Connection to DJI Phantom/Inspire/Mavic etc using Android device and UgCS for DJI app
    • Simulation of a mission
      • using the internal UgCS simulator
      • using a DJI drone in the flight simulation mode
    • Viewing saved telemetry
    • Photogrammetry missions planning to produce actual map and elevation data
    • Using UgCS Mapper to generate orthophoto map and DSM, and import map and DSM back into UgCS
    • Import/export of KML, maps, missions, routes, telemetry
    • Working offline (without internet)
    • Practical exercise – execute a photogrammetry mission and produce map and elevation
    • data for a training area, then import map and elevation back into UgCS
    • More UgCS functions
    • Vehicle profiles
    • Camera profiles
    • Operations with a route (duplicate, route to waypoints, etc.

Please note, Part 1 is a Prerequisite for Part 2 – Face to Face Training (below).

When our students have completed their Part 1 remote learning, they are ready for their hands-on practical. This is a half day session, which enables students to put theory in to practice.

Part 2 – UgCS Standard Training – 1/2 Day Face-to-Face Practical

  • Opportunity to bring your own drone and complete an operation (data set output).
  • Basic UAS best practice overview
  • Hardware connectivity and hands on set up
  • Assessment of associated site risks and mitigation
  • Route planning in the field
  • Flight termination due to emergencies
  • One-to-one hands-on support and questions answered

The Face-to-Face Practical Training (Part 2) will be conducted at Newark or Peterborough depending on schedules and availability.

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