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We provide training packages to suit your needs on a wide range of topics. For a full list of all the courses we can offer please email us at info@cvelite.co.uk .

 

 

For details of our Autumn 2008 product overview sessions please email us for information, info@cvelite.co.uk .

 

If you can't find the course you are looking for just add yourself to our waiting list, we will e-mail you with course details as and when they are arranged.

 

Open Courses Please see the list below of our open courses currently on offer. http://www.cvelite.co.uk/images/open%20courses.jpg

 

 

 

Training:

 

 

 

CV Elite offer a wide range of training to the personnel in this field of work with such a fast growing and fast moving industry it is essential to keep up with the day to day changes of this world.

 

 

 

We offer Taylor made packages to suit you, we also have courses running from the Basics through to advance level.

 

 

 

The Choice is yours!

 

 

 

 

 

<H1 style="MARGIN: 12pt 0cm 3pt">Sound Training Courses</H1>

 

Course 101 : Introduction to Live Sound

 

 

 

This course aims to introduce the beginner to the principles and equipment behind sound reinforcement in a live situation. We will be looking at all the common equipment used in a sound system using both theory and practical work. Participants will be taken from the absolute basics up to a level where they can specify, construct and operate a sound system for a number of different types of event.

 

 

<H2 style="MARGIN: auto 0cm">Course Outline</H2> • Basic Acoustic and Electrical Theory

 

• Components of a Sound System

 

• Setting Up Equipment

 

• Selecting and Using Microphones

 

• Introduction to Wireless Microphones

 

• Operating a Mixing Desk

 

• Set-ups for Different Events

 

• Common Problems including 'feedback'

 

• Q&A Session

 

 

<H2 style="MARGIN: auto 0cm">Level:</H2>Beginner

 

<H2 style="MARGIN: auto 0cm">Prior Knowledge Required:</H2>None

 

<H2 style="MARGIN: auto 0cm">Course Duration:</H2>1 Day

 

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Course 102 : Sound for Live Music

 

 

 

Building on our introductory course, this course looks specifically at sound engineering for live, modern music - although the principles apply to many other live music formats. It will cover all aspects including system design, microphone selection, dynamics processing, monitoring and mixing. The second day of the course will include practical work with a real live band. Ideal for those students wishing to increase their knowledge of live sound or to brush up on some skills in a classroom environment.

 

 

<H2 style="MARGIN: auto 0cm">Course Outline</H2> • Recap of Acoustic Theory

 

• Loudspeakers and Amplifiers

 

• Loudspeaker System Design

 

• EQ, Time Alignment and Room Acoustics

 

• Microphone Selection and Use

 

• Large Format Mixing Consoles

 

• Outboard Processing - Compressors, Gates, Effects

 

• Monitor Systems

 

• Setting up a Live Show

 

• Technical Riders

 

• The Sound Check

 

• Building a 'Mix'

 

• Working with a Real Band

 

• Q&A Session

 

 

<H2 style="MARGIN: auto 0cm">Level:</H2>Intermediate

 

<H2 style="MARGIN: auto 0cm">Prior Knowledge Required:</H2>Basic knowledge of sound equipment and principles.

 

<H2 style="MARGIN: auto 0cm">Course Duration:</H2>2 Days

 

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Course 103 : Sound for Theatre

 

 

 

A course aimed at those who are working in theatre at all levels. This course addresses the specific issues faced when engineering in a theatre environment and explores the techniques and equipment that can assist in creating a final product that stands up to the scrutiny of producers and audiences alike.

 

 

<H2 style="MARGIN: auto 0cm">Course Outline</H2> • Recap of Acoustic Theory

 

• Theatre Terminology

 

• Differences in Theatre Sound Design

 

• Perception of Sound

 

• Loudspeaker Choice and Placement

 

• Acoustic Considerations

 

• Radio Microphone Systems

 

• Sound Effects

 

• Orchestras and Bands

 

• Mixing a show

 

• Common Problems

 

• Q&A Session

 

 

<H2 style="MARGIN: auto 0cm">Level:</H2>Intermediate

 

<H2 style="MARGIN: auto 0cm">Prior Knowledge Required:</H2>Good working knowledge of sound equipment and principles.

 

<H2 style="MARGIN: auto 0cm">Course Duration:</H2>1 Day

 

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<H1 style="MARGIN: 12pt 0cm 3pt">Stage Lighting Training Courses</H1>

 

Course 201 : Introduction to Stage Lighting

 

 

 

Like the introduction to live sound, this course aims to introduce the beginner to the principles and equipment used to light a live performance. Starting with the theory and reinforcing this with practical exercises and demonstrations, the students will learn the tools and techniques necessary to light various types of live show.

 

 

<H2 style="MARGIN: auto 0cm">Course Outline</H2> • Basic Lighting Principles

 

• Basic Electrical Principles

 

• Lighting Fixtures

 

• Dimming and Control

 

• Rigging

 

• Health and Safety Issues

 

• Planning a show

 

• Designing a Lighting Rig

 

• Writing a Lighting Plot

 

• Rigging and Focusing

 

• Programming and Cues

 

• Running a Show

 

• Q&A Session

 

 

<H2 style="MARGIN: auto 0cm">Level:</H2>Beginner

 

<H2 style="MARGIN: auto 0cm">Prior Knowledge Required:</H2>None

 

<H2 style="MARGIN: auto 0cm">Course Duration:</H2>1 Day

 

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Course 202 : More Creative Stage Lighting

 

 

 

For those students with basic experience of lighting, this intermediate course looks at various skills and techniques which can help take the student a step further and light shows with more impact and creative flair.

 

 

<H2 style="MARGIN: auto 0cm">Course Outline</H2> • Introduction

 

• Recap of the tools of lighting

 

• Directivity

 

• Colour

 

• Movement

 

• Special Effects

 

• Practicals

 

• Working with the Production Team

 

• Working 'Out-of-the-box'

 

• Advanced programming techniques

 

• Q&A Session

 

 

<H2 style="MARGIN: auto 0cm">Level:</H2>Intermediate

 

<H2 style="MARGIN: auto 0cm">Prior Knowledge Required:</H2>Basic experience of working with stage lighting

 

<H2 style="MARGIN: auto 0cm">Course Duration:</H2>1 Days

 

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Course 203 : Intelligent Lighting

 

 

 

Intelligent lighting - including Moving Heads and Scanners – are common place these days in both entertainment and corporate lighting. This course introduces the student to the range of intelligent lighting fixtures available and their associated control systems. The course will look at a variety of different fixtures, their rigging, control, programming and common problems. Students will get hands-on experience with the fixtures and control desks in common use.

 

 

<H2 style="MARGIN: auto 0cm">Course Outline</H2> • Introduction to automation in lighting

 

• Types of Equipment Available

 

• Inside a moving head

 

• Control Systems

 

• DMX Explained

 

• Other Control Protocols

 

• Rigging Considerations

 

• Programming

 

• Tips and Techniques

 

• Troubleshooting

 

• Q&A Session

 

 

<H2 style="MARGIN: auto 0cm">Level:</H2>Advanced

 

<H2 style="MARGIN: auto 0cm">Prior Knowledge Required:</H2>Good knowledge of stage lighting and industry terminology. Experience of working with basic lighting and control systems.

 

<H2 style="MARGIN: auto 0cm">Course Duration:</H2>1 Day

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Course Modules

 

Basic Theory

 

§ The audio spectrum

 

§ Frequencies and wavelengths

 

§ Signal path

 

§ Reverberation

 

§ Health & safety

 

§ Common terms used in the industry

 

§ Common job types and areas of responsibility

 

Basic Practical

 

§ Common connectors and there uses

 

§ Wiring conventions

 

§ System components and their uses

 

§ System components and their hardware

 

Theory and Design

 

§ Microphones and their uses

 

§ Speakers and their uses

 

§ Dynamics

 

§ Effects

 

§ Phasing

 

§ Liaison Skills

 

§ Following a technical specification

 

Practical Applications

 

§ Dynamics Processing

 

§ Effects processing

 

§ Setting up systems

 

Mixing

 

§ Balancing

 

§ Sound checking

 

§ Setup

 

§ Simple change overs

 

§ Complex change overs

 

§ Line checking

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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