Basic farming with drones

About This Class

Class Schedule

Duration: 3 Hours

What You Learn

  • Basic functions in farming settings - checking stock etc.
  • Drone selection for agricultural applications. What the applications are and which drones can deliver.
  • Comprehensive understanding of your responsibilities as a drone operator.

What You Get

  • To fly the Phantom 4 ,Phantom 4 Pro and Mavic drones
  • Our drone instructors are experienced drone pilots in aerial surveying and imagery.
  • Class notes
  • Plain language instruction on how to safely fly a drone


This class is for people who want to learn how to safely fly a drone for farming purposes. Our instructors are experience drone operators who will take you through all the elements of controlling your drone in flight and the functionality available in many of the new drones (e.g. autonomous flight).

The class will cover drone selection with respect to agricultural applicaitons.  We cover uses such as stock and asset monitoring and management. 

Anyone who flies a drone, whether for recreational or commercial purposes, needs to fully understand and comply with the safety and legal responsibilities of drone operations.

We will give you a comprehensive understanding of your responsibilities as a drone operator, and teach you how to safely plan and fly them.  You will also see the range of agricultural opportunities there are with drone technology.

What To Bring

  • Your own drone if you have one
  • Notepad

What To Wear

  • Casual clothes

Target Audience

  • Suitable for beginning drone users, farmers and contractors.

Venue Location

Hamilton Institute of Rural Learning, 333 N Boundary Rd, Hamilton VIC 3300, Australia