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Le Maitre Hosting Pyrotechnics Safety Awareness Course

Le Maitre Hosting Pyrotechnics Safety Awareness Course

Thursday 07 December 2017

Le Maitre will be hosting a one-day Pyrotechnics Safety Awareness Course on Monday 14th May 2018. Being held at New Wimbledon Theatre in London, this is a practical training course in stage pyrotechnics, taught by Lincoln Parkhouse, a well-known and leading industry practitioner.

All attendees will receive a Certificate of Training at the end of the course and will qualify for membership of the Association of Stage Pyrotechnicians.

A typical course provides an overview of different pyrotechnic devices, their uses and the relevant health and safety information. During the course there are a number of live device demonstrations as well as lessons in series wiring, risk assessment and flame proofing. As part of the afternoon session participants get hands-on and get to set up and ignite their own pyrotechnic devices.

Topics covered

  • Workshop presentations
  • Live device demonstrations
  • Videos
  • Handouts
  • An observation exercise
  • Delegates pressing buttons
  • History
  • Accidents
  • Flame Proofing
  • Maroons & Concussions - Bomb Tanks
  • Flashpots
  • Jets & Gerbs
  • Series Wiring
  • Testing
  • Paperwork
  • Law
  • Storage
  • HSE Competent Authority Documents
  • Risks Assessments
  • Material Safety Data - COSHH
  • Transport Emergency Cards - TREM
  • T1 / T2

Who should attend?
The course is ideal for lighting professionals, students, community theatre technicians, venue staff, health & safety practitioners, fire and local authority officers, and anyone interested in the entertainment industry who may need to work with pyrotechnics.

About the tutor
Lincoln Parkhouse is a Director of Just FX and one of the founding members of the Association of Stage Pyrotechnicians.

The cost of the course is £150 +VAT and includes lunch and refreshments.

New Wimbledon Theatre, The Broadway, Wimbledon, London, SW19 1QG
Getting to New Wimbledon Theatre

The course runs from 9.30am to 5.00pm

To book your place email or call 020 8646 2222.

All attendees must be aged 18 or over.

Delegates get hands-on at a previous Le Maitre Pyrotechnics Safety Awareness Course

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