Drones in Construction

Provided by Skills Development Scotland
Pupils will learn what drones are, what they do and how they are used in the construction sector. Pupils will learn how to safely fly a drone and use it to collect high quality images of structures so they can be inspected. Endorsed by Balfour Beatty, this session helps young people learn more about the construction industry and in Scotland and the careers available. Suitable for pupils in S2-S3 Note: This is limited to groups of 10 pupils.

Sector

Computing and ICT, Construction and building

Curriculum areas

Technologies

Outcomes

Align interests to skills and careers, Connection between skills and work, Connection between subject choices and work, Cross-industry skills, Experience real-world jobs, How skills, interests and strengths relate to work, Recognise interesting pathways, Recognise range of skills, Understand sector skills and knowledge

Type of opportunity

Sector awareness

Target audience

Secondary S1 to S3 (11-14 year old)

Aimed at

Additional support needs, Addressing gender bias, Carers, Disability, Disengaged (at risk of negative destination), Care experienced young people

Venue/Location Details

Available to

Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire, Angus, Argyll and Bute, Clackmannanshire, Dumfries & Galloway, Dundee City, East Ayrshire, East Dunbartonshire, East Lothian, East Renfrewshire, Edinburgh (City of), Eilean Siar, Falkirk, Fife, Glasgow, Highland, Inverclyde, Midlothian, Moray, North Ayrshire, North Lanarkshire, Orkney Islands, Perth & Kinross, Renfrewshire, Scottish Borders, Shetland Islands, South Ayrshire, South Lanarkshire, Stirling, West Dunbartonshire, West Lothian

Open date

23rd August 2021 - 26th June 2022
Duration: (s)
Recommended group size: 10

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