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Training & Events

2017 Training schedule
Participation in all classes is limited to a maximum 20 delegates so early booking is advised
 

GEN112 CTS Prep
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Presented under license from InfoComm University InfoComm University

Venue:Blandford Manor, 106 Hyperion Drive, Northriding, Gauteng
Cost: R7, 500. (Member) or R9, 500. (Non-member) – All prices excluding VAT.

This 3-day course is designed to help prepare candidates as they prepare for InfoComm’s Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) credential. This credential is accredited by ANSI under the International Standard ISO/IEC 17024 General Requirements for Bodies Operating Certification Schemes of Persons program.
This popular course provides a forum for people to explore a wide range of topics relevant to the AV industry, and work collaboratively, studying the exam content areas with the help of facilitators.

Note: This is a great course that is specifically designed to assist AV professionals prepare for the written CTS exam. See testimonials from John Adler and Marius du Plessis.


 

GEN111 Essentials of AV Technology

Presented under license from InfoComm University InfoComm University

Venue: Blandford Manor, 106 Hyperion Drive, Northriding, Gauteng
Cost: R7,500. (Member) or R9, 500. (non-member) – All prices excluding VAT.

This 3-day course provides in-depth explanations of the science and technology for basic audio, visual and audio-visual systems integration. A brief overview of the sales, rental/hire, design and installation functions is included in the course content. This course builds the student’s understanding of the fundamentals used on a daily basis in the audio-visual industry. It is also great prep for the students wanting to earn the InfoComm-recognised AV Technologist certificate.

Note: This ever-popular course includes access to InfoComm’s online course material. See testimonials from Ryan Smith


 

GEN111 Essentials of AV Technology

Presented under license from InfoComm University InfoComm University

Venue: Blandford Manor, 106 Hyperion Drive, Northriding, Gauteng
Cost: R7,500. (Member) or R9, 500. (non-member) – All prices excluding VAT.

This 3-day course provides in-depth explanations of the science and technology for basic audio, visual and audio-visual systems integration. A brief overview of the sales, rental/hire, design and installation functions is included in the course content. This course builds the student’s understanding of the fundamentals used on a daily basis in the audio-visual industry. It is also great prep for the students wanting to earn the InfoComm-recognised AV Technologist certificate.

Note: This ever-popular course includes access to InfoComm’s online course material. See testimonials from Ryan Smith


 

Managing Audiovisual Archives: Preservation, Digitization, Valorization

Presented under license from INA InfoComm University

Venue: Blandford Manor, 106 Hyperion Drive, Northriding, Gauteng
Cost: R22,500. – All prices excluding VAT.

Sooner or later, every professional involved in audiovisual production has or will have to take into account the management of audiovisual contents once they become archives. This subject is relevant for any kind of organization (television and radio channels, web TV and radios, production companies, archives collections, public services, industrial companies…). Moreover: the archives management becomes a strategic challenge for these organizations, because it relates to their memory, their identity.

With this training course, professionals will acquire new skills to manage audiovisual archives: implementation of best practices in terms of preservation and digitization of old content, storage of a digital archive, description and accessibility of contents for various audiences…

For years, Ina EXPERT has been concerned about transmitting the National Audiovisual Institute (Ina)'s expertise about its main activities, preserving, promoting and transmitting French audiovisual heritage. That’s why Ina EXPERT organizes this five-day course in collaboration with SACIA, with Ina trainers, for South African professionals.

Audience

Any professional involved in the management and use of audiovisual archive collections.


 

GEN111 Essentials of AV Technology

Presented under license from InfoComm University InfoComm University

Venue: Blandford Manor, 106 Hyperion Drive, Northriding, Gauteng
Cost: R7,500. (Member) or R9, 500. (non-member) – All prices excluding VAT.

This 3-day course provides in-depth explanations of the science and technology for basic audio, visual and audio-visual systems integration. A brief overview of the sales, rental/hire, design and installation functions is included in the course content. This course builds the student’s understanding of the fundamentals used on a daily basis in the audio-visual industry. It is also great prep for the students wanting to earn the InfoComm-recognised AV Technologist certificate.

Note: This ever-popular course includes access to InfoComm’s online course material. See testimonials from Ryan Smith


 

GEN112 CTS Prep
Click here to learn more...

Presented under license from InfoComm University InfoComm University

Venue:Blandford Manor, 106 Hyperion Drive, Northriding, Gauteng
Cost: R7, 500. (Member) or R9, 500. (Non-member) – All prices excluding VAT.

This 3-day course is designed to help prepare candidates as they prepare for InfoComm’s Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) credential. This credential is accredited by ANSI under the International Standard ISO/IEC 17024 General Requirements for Bodies Operating Certification Schemes of Persons program.
This popular course provides a forum for people to explore a wide range of topics relevant to the AV industry, and work collaboratively, studying the exam content areas with the help of facilitators.

Note: This is a great course that is specifically designed to assist AV professionals prepare for the written CTS exam. See testimonials from John Adler and Marius du Plessis.


 

GEN111 Essentials of AV Technology

Presented under license from InfoComm University InfoComm University

Venue: Blandford Manor, 106 Hyperion Drive, Northriding, Gauteng
Cost: R7,500. (Member) or R9, 500. (non-member) – All prices excluding VAT.

This 3-day course provides in-depth explanations of the science and technology for basic audio, visual and audio-visual systems integration. A brief overview of the sales, rental/hire, design and installation functions is included in the course content. This course builds the student’s understanding of the fundamentals used on a daily basis in the audio-visual industry. It is also great prep for the students wanting to earn the InfoComm-recognised AV Technologist certificate.

Note: This ever-popular course includes access to InfoComm’s online course material. See testimonials from Ryan Smith


 

Introduction course for AV Install technicians

Venue: Johannesburg, South Africa
Cost: R2, 850. (Member) or R3, 850. (Non-member) – All prices excluding VAT.

First in a three-part series of training programmes aimed specifically at AV install technicians. At the conclusion of the class students will be able to demonstrate a competence in working with both hand tools and power tools according to prescribed practices. They will also understand safe working practices and protocols and be able to install simple audio-visual system equipment according to known best practices.

This course is specifically relevant to the needs of the install community in South Africa. See testimonials from past participants HERE.


 

Broadcast & Media Technology – Understanding your Industry

Presented in association with the IABM Training Academy IABM Training Academy

Venue: Blandford Manor, 106 Hyperion Drive, Northriding, Gauteng
Cost: R13,500. (Member) or R16,700. (Non-member) – All prices excluding VAT.

This course aims to familiarise delegates with broadcast and media technology, the associated jargon and the role that technology plays in the business in which they operate. It provides newcomers to the industry with an insight into what makes broadcast so unique and enables course attendees who have been in the industry longer to understand how their company’s products and services fit into the overall distribution chain.


 

Broadcast Technology Workflows – The Fundamentals

Presented in association with the IABM Training Academy IABM Training Academy

Venue: Blandford Manor, 106 Hyperion Drive, Northriding, Gauteng
Cost: R13,500. (Member) or R16,700. (Non-member) – All prices excluding VAT.

Course description: This two day course is aimed at anyone in the Broadcast Technology Industry needing to understand the full breadth of broadcast workflows. The course will:

  • Improve delegates knowledge of the concepts, terms and processes used in Broadcast Technology.
  • Enable delegates to understand the impact of file-based technology on end-to-end workflows.
  • Enable delegates to understand how change in one part of the workflow can impact all others.
  • Give delegates the confidence to discuss and analyse workflows effectively.
  • Ensure delegates are better equipped for marketing and selling.

Note: This was one of our most popular courses during 2013 and is sure to be a sell-out during 2017. See testimonial from Kobus van der Westhuizen and David Sales


 

EVS212 Staging and Live events Management

Presented under license from InfoComm University InfoComm University

Venue: Blandford Manor, 106 Hyperion Drive, Northriding, Gauteng
Cost: R11,500. (Member) or R16,500. (non-member) – All prices excluding VAT.

Attention live events professionals and technology managers — looking for a how-to guide on putting pre-show planning into practice to reduce problems onsite? Enroll in this three-day course and learn how to analyze infrastructure — including power, rigging and labour. On completion of the course you’ll have a big-picture view of how the diverse parts of staging an event all work together, including pre-show planning; contract labour; rigging; audio, video and display systems; power distribution and more.


 

Audio & Video Fundamentals for Broadcast Engineers

Presented in association with the IABM Training Academy IABM Training Academy

Venue: Blandford Manor, 106 Hyperion Drive, Northriding, Gauteng
Cost: R13,500. (Member) or R16,700. (Non-member) – All prices excluding VAT.

This course will give an understanding of how audio and video signals, files and metadata are handled along the end to end broadcast chain from acquisition through production distribution and delivery.

It also explains the technologies and techniques used to manage the storage of audio and video data in a broadcast environment and the main mechanisms by which baseband video and audio is transported to the home using different delivery platforms including satellite, terrestrial, cable, IPTV and streaming.

This course is a fundamental part of the IABM professional certification programme – see testimonial from SuperSport’s Nelson Khumalo


 

Network Essentials for Broadcast Engineers

Presented in association with the IABM Training Academy IABM Training Academy

Venue: Blandford Manor, 106 Hyperion Drive, Northriding, Gauteng
Cost: R13,500. (Member) or R16,700. (Non-member) – All prices excluding VAT.

The broadcast and media production world is rapidly transitioning from a bespoke environment with dedicated interconnections between specific to function hardware to general purpose hardware, bespoke software and network interconnects based upon Internet Protocol (IP).
A similar transition has taken place in the distribution and play-out environment as servers become the norm and content is increasingly consumed through the internet.
This course covers the core fundamentals representing the network infrastructure for interconnections in a file-based or streaming environment and will also cover the underlying communication infrastructure and practical media applications.

This was one of our most popular courses during 2013 – see testimonials from Nic Bonthuys at SABC OBs and StarSat’s Snell Phoshoko.

 
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