Course Description

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.

Learner Outcomes

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.

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There are no prerequisites for this course.

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
Apr 06, 2024 to Apr 27, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $599.00
Potential Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Feb 29, 2024 to Apr 12, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Feb 29, 2024 to Apr 12, 2024
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Apr 13, 2024 to Apr 20, 2024
Required Software
Bring your own cellphone or video camera capable of shooting HD video 1920x1080 @ 29.97 (30) fps with audio to class.
Reading List / Textbook
All course materials are included in tuition fees.
Section Notes

Before Course Start – Campus Access:

If you have any questions, contact ConEdAdvising@sait.ca.

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