What is a DroneDeploy Certification?
DroneDeploy Certification is a focused set of curriculum accessed in DroneDeploy Academy. Once the classes and quizzes have been completed, students receive their Certification. Our certifications are specified for three different roles in a Drone Program: Pilot, Analyst, and Administrator. Completing your respective certification indicates that you have a thorough understanding of DroneDeploy, aviation safety, the value of drone data in your industry, and how you contribute to your Drone Program’s success.
Why Should I Get DroneDeploy Certified?
If you need to learn how to use drones and DroneDeploy, getting DroneDeploy certified is the easiest way. We carefully select relevant courses for each certification to provide all the knowledge you need and minimize unrelated material. Even if you are familiar with DroneDeploy we’ve included many tips, best practices, and additional use cases that may help you see more value from your investment.
Should I require DroneDeploy Certification for my Team?
We created the Academy with the intent to reduce the training workload for starting and maintaining a Drone Program. As an admin, you can focus on achieving your goals by ensuring your team has the knowledge they need to succeed safely.
How long does it take to get certified?
Each certification takes between 5 - 8 hours to complete. To earn the certification you must complete all courses in the certificate curriculum.
How long does a certification last?
Certifications are valid for 12 months. You must renew certifications every year.
Can I post the certification to social media?
Yes. Upon completion of the certification, you will receive a badge that’s easily shareable on social media, such as LinkedIn.
How much does this cost? Is it free?
DroneDeploy Certification requires a subscription to DroneDeploy Academy. Subscriptions start at $250/year per user. There is one free certification: DroneDeploy Fundamentals. This certification is available to any DroneDeploy customer.
How many certifications does DroneDeploy offer? Can I get more than one?
DroneDeploy offers seven total certifications. One Pilot Certification, one Administrator Certification, and five industry-specific Analyst Certifications. The industry-specific curriculum teaches you how to leverage DroneDeploy in your respective field: Agriculture, Construction, Mining, Oil & Gas, and Fundamentals. You can have more than one certification. For users who will collect and analyze data, we recommend getting a pilot and analyst certification.
I only see the Fundamentals Certification. How do I get access to the others?
Contact your DroneDeploy Representative to get access to DroneDeploy Certifications. If you don’t have a DroneDeploy Representative, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.