Training Opportunity

Stage Pyrotechnics

Stage Pyrotechnics - 1 Day Short Course

This practical, one-day training course in Stage Pyrotechnics, taught by renowned industry practitioner, Lincoln Parkhouse, provides attendees with an overview of different pyrotechnic devices, their uses and relevant health and safety. The course will run from 9:30am to 5pm.

The course is ideal for anyone with the intention of using professional stage pyrotechnics for live events.

Topics covered:

● Workshop presentations

● Live Device demonstrations

● Videos

● Handouts

● An observation exercise

● Delegates pressing buttons

● History of pyrotechnics

● Flame Proofing

● Maroons & Concussion

● Bomb Tanks

● Flashpots

● Jets and Gerbs

● Series Wiring

● Testing

● Law

● Storage

● HSE Competent

● Authority Documentation

● Risk Assessments

● Material Safety Data – COSHH

● Transport Emergency Cards – TREM

Equipment and devices used, demonstrated or viewed during the course include products from

● Le Maitre – ProStage

● Skyhigh

● Theatrical Pyrotechnics

● Wells

● LunaTech – PyroPak

After lunch, delegates are separated into small groups and provided with control systems and pyrotechnic devices and required to set up and ignite the effects in a “not too serious competitive” manner to demonstrate their ability and understanding of the safety issues referred to in the morning session. Three points being awarded for correct ignition and control of devices and 10 points for igniting something belonging to another group! We are sure you get the idea!

Towards the end of the afternoon session we reunite the separated groups to work together to provide a small presentation using professional devices including Grid Rockets, Flames, Airbursts, Saxon Wheels, Water falls, Mines and Comets.

Lunch and refreshments are included.