This 24-hour introductory course offers aspiring content creators and those interested in capturing live events with a solid foundation in the key aspects of event production. The primary focus is on industry standards and procedures, technical terms and the professional use of equipment.
Through a combination of theoretical instruction and hands-on practical exercises, this course provides a strong basic understanding of the concepts and fundamentals used in our subsequent Video, Live Sound and Lighting courses. You’ll develop the expertise to excel in the certificate program, providing you with the experience and confidence to pursue career opportunities in various industries.
AUDI-017 is the first course to complete. It is a mandatory prerequisite for all remaining courses in the Event Technician Certificate of Achievement program. All supporting course materials are included and accessible in the Brightspace (D2L) learning platform. You’ll need to bring your own cellphone or video camera capable of shooting HD video 1920x1080 @ 29.97 (30) fps with audio to class.
Note: Registration for this course closes two days before the course start date.
Upon successful completion of this course, you'll be able to:
- explain the roles and responsibilities of an event team
- explore lighting fundamentals and basic lighting for live events
- understand basic audio tools and applications
- record, edit and mix a short audio clip for podcast
- explore audio production requirements for various live events
- explain photography and video fundamentals
- record a short video, import media and perform a simple video edit.
You’ll demonstrate your skill and knowledge acquisition through coursework and assessments during class time. 100% punctuality, attendance and participation in all classes on campus are required for an optimal learning and job-ready experience.
To request a course outline, contact ConEdAdvising@sait.ca.
Earn a SAIT micro-credential
This course qualifies for the SAITMicro badge. Students who successfully complete this course with a final grade of A- or higher will earn a micro-credential and receive a shareable digital badge.
PrerequisitesThere are no prerequisites for this course.
Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- Event Technician Certificate of Achievement : Required Courses