Introduction to Drone Piloting and Photo/Videography

Offered by School of Engineering

Short Course / 1 day / TGS-2017505311

Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
Trainer Profile
Certification
Course Fees

Course Information

Fascinated by those awesome photos taken from high vantage points in the air? Whether for personal content creation on social media, or for more commercial purposes, drone piloting is now accessible to all. More, it is fast changing the business and job landscape, making it one of the most sought-after skills to pick up today.

Learning Outcomes

Elevate your skill set with knowledge of drones and their functions, settings and more. You’ll learn how to capture photos from high vantage points in the air, control the drone via hand gesture as well as basic photo and video editing skills to present an aerial video storyline. You????ll also be able to learn how to select and buy your first drone based on specifications.

Course 
Schedule

Course Date: 22 Aug 2022
Application Period: 1 Jun – 24 Jul 2022
Duration: 1 day
Time: 9am to 6pm
Delivery Mode: Classroom

This course may be conducted online subject to Covid-19 guidelines.

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Lesson Plan

A. Introduction to Drones (2 hrs)
  • Local Laws
  • Process of registering drone with CAAS
  • Important Definitions / Terminology
  • Choosing your drone
  • Drone parts/functions
  • Drone settings
  • GO4 Applets
  • Applets/Guides used
B. Preparing your first flight (2 hrs)
  • Flight controls
  • Remote controller and setup
  • Camera/video setting
  • Planning your flight path
  • Different flight mode
C. Drone Piloting Practical (2 hrs)
  • Pre-flight preparation
  • Pre-flight checklist
  • Home point setting
  • Drone orientation vs radar map
  • Flying with GPS
  • Gimbal camera control
  • Photo/videography during flight
  • Maintenance/storage
D. Post Processing Practical (2 hrs)
  • Introduction to Video editing
  • Introduction to Photoshop CC
  • Importing photo/video captured
  • Enhancing image colors

Trainer's Profile

Chan Khin Choong

Mr Chan Khin Choong, Course Chair, School of Engineering, Ngee Ann Polytechnic

He has been in videography, video editing and motion graphic for over 10 years of experience. He has been a lecturer for Adobe Premiere & After Effects for video editing and effects.

Certification

Certificate of Participation will be awarded to participants who achieve at least 75% attendance.


Course Fees

Funding period for this course is from 23 Oct 2017 to 30 Sep 2024.

SkillsFuture Credit
All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory.

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year (or up to $500 for NTUC members aged 40 years old and above) when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). Please visit e2i’s website to find out more.

Enhanced training support for SMEs
For enhanced training support for SMEs, enter SME in the promo code during course application.

Long Term Visit Pass Plus (LTVP+) Holders
Please furnish the following documents to the course administrator to qualify for SSG funding:
Self-sponsored learner (**LTVP+): Copy of your green visit pass card, with the word ‘PLUS’ on the back of the card.
Co-sponsored learner (##LTVP+): Copy of valid and current Letter of Consent (LOC) from MOM

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

(Course fee is payable upon acceptance. It is inclusive of 7% GST and subject to review.)

Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Full course fee$321.00
Singaporeans aged below 40, Permanent Residents & **LTVP+ qualified for SkillsFuture Funding$96.30
Singaporeans aged 40 & above qualified for SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy$36.30
Singaporeans, Permanent Residents & ##LTVP+ qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs$36.30
Others (and Repeat Students)$321.00