UTC DJI Academy

Through our vast experience and educational know how, global power house DJI has teamed up with The Ripper Aviation Academy, gaining the title as the Exclusive UTC Accredited Academy in Australia.

DJI Academy is a professional UAS application training program provided by DJI, the global leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology. Dedicated to empowering industry with drone technology, DJI Academy provides a one-stop service for individuals and corporations, including flight training, industrial applications and more. 

This service allows trainees to achieve faster, safer and more efficient results in their respective industry or field
The DJI training approach is mixed, including online learning, face-to-face classes, practical flight training and flight simulators. All trainees who undertake a training DJI training course will be required to pass a written exam and a practical test. Once successful, a UTC Certificate will be issued as a recognition of UAS application competence.
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UAS Pilot Training – Level 1

This course has been developed for organisations who are looking to build a pilot team and for individuals wanting to achieve the best possibilities in drone applications. The course consists of hands-on flight training and online learning which is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge required to be a professional pilot. 

Upon completion of the UAS Pilot Training course, students will be confident in a range of training objectives which are essential for professional drone piloting: 

  • Safety
  • Solution
  • Operation 
  • Maintenance
  • Mission 

Once all online and onsite training components have been completed, all students will be required to undergo a standard test which includes both a practical component and a theory exam. Recognition of competence certificate will be awarded to those who pass the test.

Agricultural Drone Operation

This course has been designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge required to become an agricultural drone pilot. The agricultural industry is constantly changing and new technologies such as drones have become increasingly popular. For example, agricultural drones like the DJI T16 can spray liquids at a rate of 25 acres per hour. 

Our Agricultural Drone Operation course includes theory and on-site flight training. Throughout the training course, students will develop the basic operations of agricultural drone equipment along with their various flight modes. 

Upon completion of the course, students will complete a practical test and a theory-based exam in order to receive a certificate of completion.

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Aerial Photography

Learn the skills required to capture stunning and unique images by taking part in our Aerial Photography course. Aerial photography has become extremely popular in recent years for photographers in a full range of fields including weddings, travel and news. Aerial photography lets you capture unique angles and images that would never be possible through traditional means of photography. Throughout our Aerial Photography course, you will learn basic drone flying skills:
  • Flight safety
  • Controlling practice
  • Flight operation
  • Basic aerial photography techniques
You will also take part in Industrial Application Training:
  • Basic photography techniques
  • How to plan a flight route
  • Appreciation of aerial footage
  • Aerial photography techniques
This course includes a practical test and theory exam. Students who successfully pass will be awarded a certificate of completion in Aerial Photography.