Training by Richard Cadena
ETCP Recognized Trainer/Certified Entertainment Electrician
In live event production, there's no better combination than experience and training. Experience comes with time, but where do you go to get training in entertainment electrics, control systems, and networking? How do you learn about electrical safety or train your employees how to recognize and mitigate hazards of the job?
Training for Professionals and aspiring professionals in live event production
Portable Power Distribution and Electrics Online Course
Portable Power Distribution and Electrics Online is a complete course that is ETCP Recognized. It includes a series of videos presented by ETCP Recognized Trainer Richard Cadena. Each of the 48 videos is a 10- to 15-minute presentation and covers a single topic related to live event production electrics, followed by a short quiz to test your knowledge and retention. It covers DC electricity, terminology, basic circuits, Ohm's law, DC power, AC electricity, impedance, AC power, phase angles, power factor, 3-phase power, harmonics, electrical safety, imminent danger, human reaction to electrical current, lockout/tagout, arc flash, arc blast, boundaries of protection, categories of meters, codes and regulations, portable power generators, transformers, HMTs, grounding, enclosure ratings, over current protection, GFCIs, and more. Additional resources are also offered, such as video, reading material, and web pages.
This course covers topics that are listed as being in the content outline for the ETCP Entertainment Electrician Certification Exam and the ETCP Portable Power Distribution Technician Certification Exam.
ETCP re-certification credits for certified entertainment electricians
Complete information for beginners as well as experienced professionals including lighting, audio, and video techs and production electricians
This online course covers DMX, RDM, wireless DMX, Ethernet, and Ethernet-based protocols including sACN and Art-Net. It uses a series of short, 10- to 12-minute videos explaining concepts and closes each video with a short quiz to gauge your comprehension. Taught by ETCP Recognized Trainer Richard Cadena. The course covers topics that are listed in the content outline for the ETCP Entertainment Electrician Certification Exam. For the purposes of preparing for the ETCP Entertainment Electrician exam, it is recommended to take both the Portable Power Distribution and Electrics Online Course and Entertainment Lighting Control Systems Online.