This program offers you a taste of what it’s like to be a GIS Drone Pilot at Cardno. You will be working on a geotechnical risk assessment project to upgrade the walking trails at the Murramarang South Coast Walk. Your tasks will include digitally mapping the drone’s route, creating a pre-flight safety checklist accounting for the weather conditions and aerodrome forecast, recording a drone flight simulation, and working with 3D map imagery.
Geoscience and geotechnology, topography, environmental science and sustainability, meteorology, GIS, drone mapping and surveying
Here’s a rundown of what this program will look like in the next 4 weeks. As this is self-guided learning, it is recommended that you complete the work experience on a week-to-week basis to achieve the best results and to avoid getting swamped with the amount of information. 2-4 hours per week should be enough to do the weekly activities at a comfortable pace.
In this program, you will:
In addition to gaining the knowledge, experience, industry exposure, and skills outlined in Aims and Objectives, the program participants who completed the entire virtual work experience will be awarded a certified microcredential titled ‘Drone Pilot and GIS Analyst Virtual Work Experience at Cardno’.