Digital Careers Fair: Inspection Sector - COPTRZ

Industry expert George Burne will talk you through the steps to becoming a drone pilot in the industrial inspection sector. Organisations like Severn Trent Water, IRISNDT and Texo have been working with drones for years with huge benefits to operational efficiency, safety and savings. Drones are transforming industrial inspections in critical infrastructure and you could be the one behind the controller.

At the end, Pete and George will run through your questions in a live Q&A.


You’ll find out the answers to questions like:

✓ How much can I earn as a drone pilot?

✓ How much scope/work is available for drone pilots in the inspection sector?

✓ What qualifications do I need before I start?

✓ What drones are commonly used in the inspection sector?

✓ What does the future look like for the inspection sector?

Meet your host, Peter Taylor

Drone technology is growing every day, COPTRZ has realised that the demand from the Real Estate sector is growing too. Peter joined COPTRZ in 2020 as our in-house UAV expert for the Property and Real Estate markets and is proud to be able to support ex-servicemen and women looking for a rewarding career after servicing in the military. His background in the commercial property sector and workplace fit-out means that Peter’s knowledge of the industry is invaluable at COPTRZ. Peter understands the uses of drones across all parts of the industry from marketing all the way through to construction. While being at COPTRZ, Peter has already helped provide drone solutions for the likes of KIER.

Pete also served in the army from the age of 18 originally joining as an ammunition technician in the RLC before being selected from the ranks to attend Sandhurst and become an officer.

Meet your host, George Burne

George has been operating in the UK drone industry for over 4 years and specialises in helping organisations increase efficiency through adopting drone technology into their operations.

Having worked with a number of organisations including Severn Trent Water, IRISNDT and TEXO, there’s no-one better placed in the UK to support you in your transition to drones.