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All of my courses are run 'live' as 'cohorts' where you'll learn along together with a small group of students. Besides our class time together - each week I also host office hours to answer any of your questions. Additionally you'll have access to my private Facebook community where I share share any industry news & tips and the group can chat more about drones & we can celebrate our achievements together!
You will have access to my complete 'drone & geospatial' resource library that I have been compiling since 2015. My archive is updated quarterly and includes useful reports, users guides, documents, blogs, research articles, videos, podcasts, links to my favorite websites plus free online training courses - categorized by industry and applications for easy reference!
Ensure that your drone operations meet international commercial operating standards! Based on my Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) that I've developed for my own commercial drone operations - I will provide you with flight & equipment checklists, data sheets, pilot reporting logs as well as forms for evaluating flight requests, flight planning and maintenance procedures.
Dr. Kim Baldwin
PhD, MSc, BSc, Drone Pilot & Instructorbaldwin.firstname.lastname@example.org
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“Kim is an excellent teacher and her drone training course was so beneficial to the Mustique Company. She customised the course to suit our needs which included conservation, operations, maintenance and security. I highly recommend this versatile course. Kim will teach you tips and tricks you won’t learn elsewhere!”
“Dr. Baldwin is extremely knowledgeable and helpful. Her teaching approach was methodical, covering the background information on UAVs, their usefulness in research and the reasons for flight regulations. She was patient as we learned the basics of pre-flight preparations and flight with UAVs and was very effective at teaching our team the differences between and benefits of the available software. I would recommend training with her to anyone interested in using drones for research.”
“Kim is a highly motivated, inquisitive, and independent scientist. Her passion resides in the merging of participatory research and stakeholder collaboration to improve applied environmental management. Kim has worked on several participatory projects over the years to produce information in a format which is both understandable and accessible to all stakeholders; thereby facilitating ownership, capacity building, equity, and collaboration to improve ecosystem-based management and strengthen governance in the Caribbean”
Become more than just a drone flyer!
My courses have been applied by various industries for variety of applications
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I am an active field researcher with 20+ years of experience conducting environmental mapping, geospatial analysis and monitoring surveys with a PhD in environmental management & Participatory-GIS. In 2016 I became one of the first 750 women to earn a FAA Part 107 commercial drone license in the US as well as hold additional UAS licenses in over 10 Caribbean countries. I have taught hundreds of people how to fly drone professionally as well as use geospatial mapping & analysis software for a variety of environmental management applications. Additionally I have a teaching credential & a trained facilitator so you can be sure that my courses are tried & tested and will provide everything you need to be successful as a drone mapping professional. Want to talk to a past student of mine - just let me know!
Although my course are run 'live' - all webinars, Q&A office hours and our group discussions are recorded and will be made available for immediate viewing. So if you miss a class (or just want to replay to review material) you can catch up whenever you have time! Plus hosting my course using a virtual training academy provides remote access 24/7 to all course materials & learning resources!
Since my course are run as 'live cohort' training sessions - start dates vary & will depend on student enrollment (unless you decide to have me to run a private course for your team). At this point, I plan to run my comprehensive P-UAS package virtually twice a year. So feel free to either pre-enroll or subscribe to keep updated on the next launch!
If you are completing the courses 100% virtually - yes you should have drone (capable of mapping). Otherwise I bring a variety of different drones with me so you can learn about, test and determine which model as well as accessories are the most appropriate for your needs before you make an investment!
Depending on the course and your applications - we may use different drone and geospatial software packages...Most are free or low-cost and all offer free evaluation trial periods for use during the course! Plus as a geospatial educator, I have long-standing relationships with ESRI’s Education Conservation Grant Program and am also ‘Drones for Good’ Partner with the Drone Deploy.org program and can negotiate special discounted rates for government / public sector and non-profit agencies. Similarly I have strategic business alliances with the leading drone equipment supplier (Drone Made Easy). I also offer drone provisioning services including support for logistical considerations & international transportation of equipment to the Caribbean. Please let me know if you need more information!
YES - please contact me about payment plans as well as discounts for non-profits, government agencies, community groups & students. I am also always looking out for funding to support projects and scholarships. Please contact me to discuss your needs!
Absolutely! Any of my courses can be delivered in-person (at your location) and packaged for your organization's exact needs and available budget. Please contact me for more information on my group discounts, in-person training as well as my longer-term virtual coaching components where I will help oversee and guide your team throughout your implementation.
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