Pix4D is the leading UAV photogrammetry software, specifically designed for users who want to make 3D maps and point clouds from data captured during a drone flight. The Pix4Dmapper Essential online course will give you a thorough and deep understanding of Pix4D and how to use the software to give you the data output that you require. The crash course is ideal for those with either no previous experience using the software or those with some basic working knowledge who which to extends their knowledge.
About the Pix4Dmapper Essentials online course
The standard online course costs £145 + Vat or £245 + Vat if you’d like to take advantage of the Course + Exam bundle. Expect the online course to take up to 12 hours to complete the through a combination of videos, quizzes and working through a course workbook.
By the end of the course you’ll be able to:
✓ Produce accurate 2D and 3D georeferenced representations of reality, including orthomosaics and 3D models.
✓ Acquire accurate measurements
✓ Share your deliverables with stakeholders
What are the benefits of adding the Certification exam?
If you like the certification at the end you’ll need to complete a 60 question multiple-choice exam which takes approximately an additional 2-hours (1 attempt). The exam is designed to test your experience in applying Pix4Dmapper concepts and processes to workflows through multiple-choice questions.
To pass you’ll need to demonstrate comprehension of essential Pix4Dmapper concepts, including data acquisition, measurements, editing and visualization tasks. You’ll be proficient in best practices and uses of Pix4Dmapper software which will be demonstrated by your certificate.
Are there any free resources?
✓ Getting Started – Enrollment form and instructions
✓ Course materials
✓ Introduction to Pix4Dmapper Essentials
✓ Introduction to photogrammetry
✓ Introduction to capturing RGB images with an aerial platform
✓ Introduction to collecting ground control points
✓ Download and install Pix4Dmapper
✓ Launch and activate Pix4Dmapper
✓ Open a Pix4Dmapper desktop
✓ Introduction to an essential Pix4Dmapper image processing workflow
✓ Create a Pix4Dmapper project
✓ Georeference with the Basic GCP MTP Editor
✓ Calibrate the camera
✓ Georeference with the rayCloud
✓ Introduction to checkpoints
✓ Introduction to Pix4Dmapper’s quality check table
✓ Generate a dense point cloud
✓ Edit a dense point cloud
✓ Generate an orthomosaic
✓ Edit an orthomosaic
✓ Measure in Pix4Dmapper
✓ Share Pix4Dmapper results
✓ Course conclusion
✓ Optional Online Certification Exam
When does the course start?
The course is entirely online and self-paced – you decide when you start and when you finish. We’d allow up to 12-hours to complete the full course.
What software and hardware will I need?
– A reliable internet connection to download the course materials.
– A computer that meets the minimum hardware requirements to process projects. You can check if your computer supports the software by processing a free dataset.
– A license to the software to access its full functionality.
What is the difference between online self-paced and instructor-led training?
Online self-paced courses offer standardized content and economical pricing. Access the content anytime and anywhere, and contact the Training team for any questions you might have through the in-built messaging system. The interaction is not live but you can expect a prompt answer. Instructor-led training, whether hosted in-person or online, provides a realtime explanation and demonstration by a Pix4D technical trainer. Whether in a group or in a private setting, questions can be asked live.
I’m not sure if this course if for me and have some questions?
We can help you schedule a training solution that meets your needs at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How do I purchase the Pix4D software?
COPTRZ can supply you with the complete suite of Pix4D applications before or after your online course. Subscriptions are available on a monthly, annual or one-time charge basis and can be purchased online here.
How do I book my place?
You can book online or speak to one of the COPTRZ team on 0330 111 7177 or email email@example.com. There are a number of payment methods available including credit/debit card, PayPal or monthly 0% financing.
What is the format of the exam?
The certification exam is composed of randomized multiple-choice questions and will test your knowledge and understanding of key terms, concepts, and desktop software functionality.
How can I prepare for the exam?
You can prepare for the Pix4Dmapper Essentials exam via different means. Any of the following items is an option, and the list is non-exhaustive:
– Attending a Pix4Dmapper Essentials workshop.
– Taking the Pix4Dmapper Essentials online course.
– Visiting Pix4D’s support documentation.
– Watching video tutorials about Pix4Dmapper.
– Practicing with free datasets.