The Academy of Production Technology has announced two new seminars for training in electricity, power distribution, and control systems. The classes are provided for every aspect of the entertainment industry including non-electricians and non-technicians as well as experienced electricians and technicians in lighting, video, and audio.
The classes will be held in Dallas, TX on November 1-3 and in Honolulu, HI on March 14-16. Registration is now open. Detailed information and registration can be found at wwwAPTxl.com.
The 3-day events are presented by the Academy of Production Technology (APT), and it covers electricity theory, power distribution and control networking for the stage and studio. The course instructor is ETCP Certified Entertainment Electrician and Recognized Trainer Richard Cadena. The Entertainment Technician Certification Program (ETCP) is an industry-wide program developed by the ESTA Foundation and it is designed to promote safety through testing and assessment. The ETCP entertainment electricity certification test is a rigorous exam and this course is an ETCP Recognized course.
â€œThis seminar is an excellent review for the practicing entertainment electrician as well as a primer for the aspiring electrician,â€? says Cadena. â€œIt has enough detail and information to challenge the experienced among us but presented in such a way as to convey useful concepts to the less experienced with a minimum amount of math and complexity.â€?
Former attendee Tony Hansen, LD/systems consultant with Techni-Lux, says of the course, â€œI learned more usable and appropriate knowledge here than I did in four years of college.â€? Another attendee, Jason Gay, said, â€œThe class addressed issues we run into daily. I am more confident in my ability to work safely and direct others in their work.â€?
For more information, visit www.APTxl.com or send email to info@APTxl.com
The Entertainment Technician Certification Program (ETCP) is an industry-wide program that has brought together an unprecedented group of industry organizations, businesses and individuals to create a program of rigorous assessments for professional technicians.ETCP focuses on disciplines that directly affect the health and safety of crews, performers, and audiences. You may become certified through ETCP in the following areas: Rigger â€“ Arena, Rigger â€“ Theatre, and Entertainment Electrician.
For more information on other Academy of Production Technology training tools, visit www.APTxl.com
About The Academy of Production Technology
The Academy of Production Technology was established to help promote education and safety in the live event production industry through a series of seminars, DVDs, books and educational tools. Their mission is to provide training opportunities for professionals and aspiring professionals in every aspect of the live event production industry including stage hands, technicians, electricians, designers, programmers, systems integrators, engineers, consultants and more.
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