Are you interested in learning what the Entertainment Technician Certification Program is all about? Have you heard the buzz at work or on the jobsite about ETCP Certification?

ETCP is a high quality certification program that can further enhance your identity as a competent and knowledgeable leader in your field. You can increase your credibility by taking the exams, which are rigorous assessments for professional technicians. ETCP offers three credentials: Rigger – Arena, Rigger – Theatre, and Entertainment Electrician. All three exams are being administered at 190 testing centers across the U.S. and Canada. The examinations were completed by entertainment industry experts working closely with psychometricians using nationally recognized criteria for professional certification bodies.

Council representatives will discuss the examination process, information and schedules, and answer questions from the audience. The panel will be moderated by Dennis Dorn, Professor at University of Wisconsin-Madison; Tim Hansen, with Oasis Stage Werks and ETCP Council Chair; Eddie Raymond, Vice-President of IATSE Local 16 and SME Co-Chair Rigging Skills; Bill Sapsis, President of Sapsis Rigging and SME Co-Chair Rigging Skills; and Ken Vannice, with Leviton and SME Chair Electrical Skills. Meredith Moseley-Bennett, the ETCP Coordinator, will also be there to answer any questions you may have about registering to take the exams.

The infosession will be held in room S108 on Friday from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm, and candidate handbooks and applications will be available at the session. Come and find out for yourself how ETCP is making the industry safer every day!

You can also get information and pick up handbooks at the ETCP Booth #2710 on the show floor.