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Skills Bootcamp in Stage and Screen Rigging

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Kickstart your career in Live Events! Learn practical and organisation skills which will help you find a career in the live events industry.

Course details

Course provider: Academy of Live Technology


  • Applicants must be aged 19 or older:
    • on or before 31st August 2023 for Skills Bootcamps starting between 01 April 2024 and 31st July 2024
    • on or before 31st August 2024 for Skills Bootcamps starting between 01 August 2024 and 31st March 2025.
  • Employed, Self-Employed and Unemployed participants are eligible. 
  • Participants who are ‘Economically Inactive’ are not eligible for this project. 
  • Applicants must have the right to legally reside and work in the UK. 
  • Applicants must reside in West Yorkshire  
  • Applicants must not be in full time education or undertaking an apprenticeship at the time of joining. 
  • Applicants must not have undertaken a Skills Connect course in the past (an individual can only receive funding for one course) 
  • Applicants must commit to liaising with training provider for up to six months after course completion to confirm career progression. 
  • Applicants who are accessing a fully funded training opportunity must confirm their intention to access a new job role with a new employer at the point of enrolling on to the course. 

Industry: Creative industries

Start dates: 21/03/2024 - 28/04/2024

Duration: 5 Weeks + 6-month employment support. 

Venue: Production Park, Wakefield

Overview/summary of training

Module Overviews 

  • Introduction to stage and screen rigging  
  • Rigging theory 
  • Practical rigging, the roles of a Rigger  
  • Introduction to lighting 
  • Rigging with set, light, sound and video 
  • Review week  
  • Introduction to stage design  
  • Previz and Preparation  
  • Event safety passport 
  • Production load in and show 
  • Q&A and Completion 

What next?

A learner could progress in their careers, could start a new career, or chose to pursue further education in the relevant field. 

This Skills Bootcamp is suitable for both self-employed and employed learners. 

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