AirAsia Drone and SRI College Drone Management Education

AirAsia Drone and SRI College Drone Management Education

In a monumental collaboration aimed at nurturing talent and expertise in the dynamic realm of drone technology and propelling the future of drone management education in Malaysia, AirAsia Drone, a wholly owned subsidiary of Capital A Berhad and SRI College Malaysia, a leading private institution in management, have teamed up to offer a drone management programme.

The collaboration is designed to co-develop and establish a Diploma course in Drone Management by integrating AirAsia Drone’s Remote Pilot Certificate Competency — Basic (RCOC-B) course into the curriculum.

This comprehensive programme will give students a deep understanding of drone operations, regulatory compliance, and industry best practices. Students enrolled in the diploma programme will have the unique opportunity to attain the RCOC-B certification, eventually enhancing their credentials and employability in the competitive drone industry.

Captain Ling Liong Tien, Chief Safety Officer of AirAsia Aviation Group and Head of AirAsia Drone, said

“As an up-and-coming front-runner in drone technology, we are excited to embark on an exciting journey with SRI College. Drones are in great demand and increasingly used in many critical industries, from agriculture to engineering and surveillance, and qualified personnel are required to operate them. Today’s partnership announcement is a giant leap forward in our shared efforts to meet the industry’s needs in the area of drone management.

We hope that future graduates will benefit from AirAsia Drone’s industry expertise and SRI College’s academic excellence in acquiring the knowledge and skills needed in drone management, making them more competitive and attractive in today’s evolving job market and industry.”

Patricia Louis, Chief Executive Officer of SRI COLLEGE, said

“We are pleased to partner with AirAsia Drone. We thank them for supporting the co-developing of a drone management curriculum at SRI College. Backed by their vast years of experience in aviation, on top of being affiliated with the world’s leading low-cost airline, AirAsia, we believe the programme’s candidates will acquire immense knowledge and eventually make them attractive to the growing job market.

This collaboration underscores our commitment to providing students with innovative learning opportunities that bridge the gap between academia and industry, preparing them for successful careers in aviation. We invite young minds to join us as we take flight into the future of technology and innovation.”

Drone Management Course AirAsia
AirAsia and SRI College offers a Drone Management Course.

Conclusion

The co-developed diploma programme will provide theoretical training such as Introduction to Drones and Technology, Drone Regulations and Compliance, Business and Entrepreneurship in Drones, Aerial Mapping, Drone Marketing and Sales, and Environmental and Wildlife Monitoring.

Students will also undergo industrial training as part of a course requirement and will be awarded a Diploma in Drone Management upon successfully completing the programme. Enrollment for the Diploma in Drone Management is now open at SRI College.

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