INNOVA Rigging Courses

INNOVA OFFERS RIGGING COURSES FROM BASIC LEVEL TO ADVANCED. 

INNOVA’s aim is to offer a range of courses that will cover all skill levels and the many types of rigging used in entertainment events. ETCP Certified Technicians will find advanced training, as well as more basic cross training opportunities, to assist you in earning your education renewal credits for re-certification. Individuals preparing to become certified will find courses designed to take your knowledge and skills to the next level and those seeking to embark on a career in rigging will discover courses offering a solid foundation. We are excited to include some of the rigging community’s most well regarded instructors, all of whom are ETCP Recognized Trainers, in our inaugural offerings. We’ll be adding new courses on a regular basis, so be sure to check back for new opportunities.

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Basic Truss Theory
This class will cover the components of a truss, the function of each and how those components work as a unit to safely support and transfer loads. 
Instructor: Mike Garl

Level: Basic
Duration: 60 Min
1 ETCP RC
Cost: $100
Student $80

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Entertainment Rigging Basics
This basic level lecture reviews best practices for entertainment rigging situations, shows examples of incorrect rigging, and suggests some resources available for further training. 
Instructor: Tracy Nunnally

Level: Basic
Duration: 30 Min
.5 ETCP RC
Cost: $50
Student $40

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Physics of Theatre:  Dynamics of Performer Flying
This session, recorded in 2015, will quantify common performer flying motion and use that information to determine the tensions in each system component.
Instructor: Eric Martell & Verda Beth Martell

Level: Intermediate
Duration: 68 Min
1 ETCP RC
Cost: $50
Student $40

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Introduction to Engineering for Riggers
This course introduces you to the field of structural engineering covering: What is Engineering, The Language of Engineering and Engineering Means and Methods.    
Instructor: Shawn Nolan P.E.

Level: Intermediate
Duration: 63 Min
1 ETCP RC
Cost: $100
Student $80

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Fall Protection: The Right Gear for Right After the Fall
A presentation for entry and intermediate level technicians that provides information on the proper use of fall protection safety harnesses, shock absorbing lanyards and self-retracting lifelines.
Instructor: Bill Sapsis

Level: Basic
Duration: 25 Min
.5 ETCP RC
Cost: $50
Student $40

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Stage Machinery Brake Design
This session, recorded in 2015, describes the various brake designs and current options in the market. 
Instructor: Joe Champelli, Alan Hendrickson, Peter Svitavsky, Michael Lichter

Level: Intermediate
Duration: 77 Min
.5 ETCP RC
Cost: $50
Student $40

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Loads in Mechanical System Design
This session, recorded in 2015, will define terms such as characteristic, dynamic, and peak load, and they will demonstrate how these concepts are used in engineering calculations.
Instructor: Joe Champelli, Dan Lisowski, John Van Arsdale

Level:Intermediate/
Advanced
Duration: 84 Min
.75 ETCP RC
Cost: $50
Student $40

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