Course Description

This introductory course offers aspiring content creators and those interested in capturing live events with a solid foundation in the key aspects of event production. It provides a strong basic understanding of the concepts and fundamentals used in our Video, Live Sound and Lighting courses. The primary focus is on industry standards and procedures, technical terms and the professional use of equipment. You will acquire the necessary knowledge to further develop the skills taught in subsequent courses.

Through a combination of theoretical instruction and hands-on practical exercises, you will develop the expertise to excel in the certificate, providing you with the experience and confidence to pursue career opportunities in various industries.

Note: Registration for this course closes seven days prior to course start date.

Learner Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

• explain the roles and responsibilities of an event team
• explore lighting fundamentals 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
• complete assignments and explore certificate programs


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.
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Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Introduction to Event Production and Content Creation
Laboratory - In Person
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Nov 25, 2023 to Dec 16, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $599.00
Potential Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Jul 07, 2023 to Dec 01, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Jul 07, 2023 to Dec 01, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Dec 02, 2023 to Dec 08, 2023
Required Software
Students are responsible for providing their own cellphone or video camera capable of shooting HD video 1920x1080 @ 29.97 (30) fps with audio.
Reading List / Textbook
All course materials are included in tuition fees.
Section Notes

Before Course Start – Campus Access:

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