Event Safety Passport

This course is a nationally recognised qualification designed by the Production Services Association (PSA) and the Safety Pass Alliance (SPA) for people in events industries to demonstrate basic health and safety awareness. It is designed to help reduce risks in an event environment and ensure you can operate safely, no matter what your role. On successful completion of the course the passport is valid for five years. 

Areas of study
  • Organising for Safety
  • The Workplace
  • Tool, Plant & Machinery
  • Health
  • Procedures
  • The Environment

Rigging

This course is an in-depth theoretical and practical training course designed for people of all levels of experience. It’s delivered using a purpose-designed truss rig and a wide range of safety equipment. 

Areas of study
  • Regulations, Guidance & Standarnds
  • Working at Height
  • Basic Lifting Principles
  • Truss Theory, Beams, Load distribution, Bridles & Angled Loads
  • Hoist Operation & Electrical Safety
  • Rescue Planning

Stage Pyrotechnics

This practical, one-day training course in Stage Pyrotechnics, taught by renowned industry veteran Lincoln Parkhouse, provides attendees with an overview of different pyrotechnic devices, their uses and relevant health and safety.

Areas of study
  • Live Device Demonstrations
  • History of Pyrotechnics
  • Flame Proofing
  • Series Wiring
  • Testing
  • Risk Assessments

Working with Electricity

This course helps to promote safety and reduce major injuries and accidents when working with electricity. It covers how to comply with current legislation and well established safety procedures as well as looking at the safe connection of equipment to the mains.

Areas of study
  • Electrical Theory & Regulations
  • IP Ratings, Connectors & Cables
  • Temporary Electrical Systems
  • Distribution & Design

DON'T JUST TAKE OUR WORD FOR IT...

The course was brilliant. It covered a lot of ground over the 2 day course, was well presented and the instructors were obviously uber experienced. I felt safe at all times and I learnt a lot.


Chris RIGGING COURSE DELEGATE

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