We provide individualised training courses for teaching staff, venue technicians and maintenance staff.  

Teaching staff – technical theatre courses to assist in the delivery of GCSE technical drama. Courses include teaching, demonstrations, discussions and practical activities including sessions on:

  • Why do we light? Where there is light there is shadow.
  • Sources of light and how we control the light source.
  • How light can be manipulated to create different effects.
  • What is white light?
  • How to use the lighting desk
  • Training certificate provided on completion.
  • Venue technicians and maintenance staff – providing training on how to look after the equipment, undertake basic repairs and provide additional training in PAT testing this specialized equipment.

Training overview includes –

  • Why do we need to PAT test
  • Who is responsible / a risk based approach / frequency of test and inspection
  • What appliances should be tested / different classes of appliances (focusing on theatre lighting equipment)
  • What tests need to carried out / test process
  • Interpreting the results / record keeping
  • Practical session – venues theatre lighting equipment and accessories
  • Training certificate provided on completion.

Other courses – we are happy to deliver courses on a 1-2-1 or a group basis or please contact us to tailor a course to your specific requirements.

This training is delivered by Richard Parker who, with his wealth of knowledge and experience and teaching qualification, enjoys handing over a finished system to ensure it will be cared for in the future.