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FdA in Stage Management, full-time [Backstage Academy]

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom Wakefield Bolton + 1 more

From music festivals to product launches – there’s an exciting range of events that require specialist stage management skills to ensure their smooth running. The FdA Stage Management course is designed to give you the edge to succeed in a busy market place. It is a vocationally-orientated course and provides a unique focus on working in the live events industry. The programme is the first of its kind dedicated to the stage management of... [+]

Course Studies 2017 in Wakefield United Kingdom. Stage Management - FdA full-time [Backstage Academy] From music festivals to product launches – there’s an exciting range of events that require specialist stage management skills to ensure their smooth running. The FdA Stage Management course is designed to give you the edge to succeed in a busy market place. It is a vocationally-orientated course and provides a unique focus on working in the live events industry. The programme is the first of its kind dedicated to the stage management of festival stages, large scale events, parades, fashion shows and conferences. During the programme of study you will develop the knowledge and skills to successfully gain employment in a variety of exciting and demanding roles nationally and internationally. About the course Backstage Academy is based at the largest production rehearsal studio facility in Europe, LS-Live. In the last 12 months many renowned artists and bands have kept the studios busy, including Lionel Ritchie, One Direction, Ollie Murs, Arctic Monkeys, Depeche Mode, Massive Attack, Swedish House Mafia and Sigur Ros. It is not just live music that finds a home at LS-Live, film and television companies such as the BBC and ITV, brands like Jaguar, Aston Martin Racing and Monster Energy, all use the studios to assist them achieve their production requirements. The Stage Management degree course will aid you to gain personal and professional skills needed to work successfully in the industry worldwide. As well as traditional lectures, seminars, examinations and tutors your... [-]

FdA in Sporting Events Management [Backstage Academy]

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom Wakefield Bolton + 1 more

The University of Bolton’s FdA Sporting Events Management at Backstage Academy, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, is designed to give you the edge to succeed in a busy market place. It is a vocationally-orientated course and provides a unique focus on the sports events industry. The programme is the first of its kind dedicated to the convergence of the logistics of managing a professional sports business and facilitating a professional sporting... [+]

Sporting Events Management - FdA full-time [Backstage Academy] The University of Bolton’s FdA Sporting Events Management at Backstage Academy, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, is designed to give you the edge to succeed in a busy market place. It is a vocationally-orientated course and provides a unique focus on the sports events industry. The programme is the first of its kind dedicated to the convergence of the logistics of managing a professional sports business and facilitating a professional sporting event. During the programme of study you will develop the knowledge and skills to successfully gain employment in a variety of exciting and demanding roles across the sporting events industries. About the course The programme will be delivered at the site of a professional rugby league club, Wakefield Trinity Wildcats RLFC, which is involved in playing elite level rugby league in the European Super League. Their events regularly feature on Sky TV and BBC One. The Sporting Events Management degree course will aid you to gain the personal and professional skills needed to work successfully in the sports event industry worldwide. Studying the programme will also equip you to be able to respond to the needs of clients and customers and manage live sporting events. The course combines the best of practical experience, learning and personal development. You will receive a high level of academic and pastoral support. As well as traditional lectures, seminars, examinations and tutors your learning will be enhanced with visits from guest speakers and master class seminars will be... [-]

FdA in Live Events Production (full-time) [Backstage Academy]

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 16 months August 2017 United Kingdom Wakefield Bolton + 1 more

This course is a partnership between the University of Bolton and Backstage Academy, based in South Kirkby, Wakefield. The LS-Live Studio is home to Backstage Academy and is Europe’s largest purpose-built rehearsal facility, the preferred choice for some of the world’s biggest names in music, such as Lady Gaga, Jay-Z, The Stone Roses and Rihanna, together with brands such as Jaguar, Aston Martin and Monster Energy... [+]

Course Studies 2017 in Wakefield United Kingdom. Live Events Production - FdA full-time [Backstage Academy] This course is a partnership between the University of Bolton and Backstage Academy, based in South Kirkby, Wakefield. The LS-Live Studio is home to Backstage Academy and is Europe’s largest purpose-built rehearsal facility, the preferred choice for some of the world’s biggest names in music, such as Lady Gaga, Jay-Z, The Stone Roses and Rihanna, together with brands such as Jaguar, Aston Martin and Monster Energy. This course focuses on the artistic and creative use of technology. It includes modules on lighting, sound, staging, live visuals and entertainment control networks, together with work skills, concept and production design and specialist skills such as lasers and emerging 3D technologies. About the course The FdA Live Events Production is an intensive, 16 month course based around a range of industry accredited qualifications (such as the Event Safety Passport, Final Cut, Pro Tools, Introduction to Rigging and WYSIWYG to name a few). These qualifications are written into 12 modules that cover the fundamentals of live events production and take a unique look at specialist skills, such as working with lasers, temporary power and 3D technologies for live performance. The foundation degree is at an academic level similar to that of a HND with the modules being rated at levels HE0, HE4 and HE5. The distinctive feature of any foundation degree is the work-based learning, preparing students for employment or progression to further study. Students registered on the FdA... [-]

Short Course in Management of Temporary Electrical Systems

Backstage Academy
Campus Full time 1 day August 2017 United Kingdom Wakefield

This course is designed to give an overview into the management of temporary electrical systems for live events, based on the BS 7909 code of practice. [+]

The event industry has developed a wide variety of electrical distribution equipment to facilitate installation in a ‘plug and play’ fashion. Whilst these systems are highly robust, they have led to a level of complacency with regard to electrical design, which has seen an increase in the risk of electric shock and fire. In the event of such an incident, BS 7909 may well be cited in any review proceedings. This course is designed to give an overview into the management of temporary electrical systems for live events, based on the BS 7909 code of practice. Topics Covered Newly developed, accessible course. BS 7909 increasingly cited by venues as the minimum compliancy standards. Understand the statutory and non-statutory requirements. Understand the management structure, duties and responsibilities. Understand the correct audit and documentation procedures required for small and large events. Definitions, terms and principles of electrical circuits. Who Should Attend Site Electricians, Venue or Freelance Technicians, Site or Event Managers, Production or Hire Companies, H&S officers, Producers and Production Managers, Venue Owners, System Designers, Gaffers, Production or Hire companies and any others involved in the supply & installation of electrical equipment for events. Prerequisites A good background knowledge in basic electrics. If you would like a course that covers this, have a look at Working with Electricity. Included Within The Course Lunch and refreshments. [-]

Short Course: 2-Day Rigging Course

Backstage Academy
Campus Full time 2 days August 2017 United Kingdom Wakefield

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. It also includes one night’s on-site accommodation. [+]

Course Studies 2017 in Wakefield United Kingdom. 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. It also includes one night’s on-site accommodation. Topics Covered Regulations, guidance, standards, and working at height PPE inspection and Inspection records Basic lifting principles Rigging hardware – factors of safety, mode of use factors Truss theory, beams, load distributions, bridles, and angled loads Practical (Rigging hoists from bridles, floating the hoists, slinging and flying a truss-box, ropework from the flown box, de-rigging and packing away safely) Bridle choice from estimation, measurement and calculation Calculation of loads from Vector Analysis (Parallelogram of forces) Knots – Bowline and clove-hitch, and rope finishing Basket and choke techniques, shackle types Truss slinging Hoist operation and electrical safety Rescue planning Who Should Attend The course appeals to a wide cross section of people, from industry novices with an interest in rigging, to technicians working with rigging equipment, and professional riggers wanting a refresher course to sharpen their skills. Prerequisities There are no prerequisites for the Rigging Course, other than a keen interest in working in the rigging sector in live events. Icluded Within Course Lunch, refreshments and one night’s on-site accommodation *The course is delivered in a studio at Production Park subject to studio bookings and BACKSTAGE ACADEMY® reserves the right to move the location of the Rigging Course practical training to a different location on... [-]