Production » Farming

Drone Operator

Description

Drone operators are key to a rapidly growing technology sector that can revolutionise the way in which data on grain crops are obtained and used in a meaningful way to improve production.

Employment Levels
Requirements
START
Remote Pilot Licence (RePL) & Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) Operator’s Certificate (ReOC)
Compulsory
Drone Operator

Activities

  • Operating a variety of drones to obtain data on crops so that appropriate action is taken to improve crop production
  • Understanding and applying the Civil Aviation Safety Authority’s regulations and flight operation procedures

Locations

  • Farms
  • Country
Education opportunities
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