ETCP Press

June 02, 2008
Are you a rigger or electrician in a lead or supervisory position? ETCP Certification is industry accepted proof of what you know - it validates both the technician and the employer when you represent your company with ETCP Certification. Demonstrate your abilities by taking the ETCP exam, and get the respect you deserve!

All three ETCP examinations will be given at the October 2008 LDI show in Las Vegas, NV. The entertainment electrician exam is scheduled for Friday, October 24th; the arena rigging exam is to be given the morning of Saturday, October 25th and the theatre rigging exam is scheduled for that afternoon.  Candidates who wish to take multiple exams will receive a discount for the second exam. Interested applicants must submit their application, along with supporting materials and fee, to the ETCP office no later than September 25, 2008. Space is limited, so submit your application today!

Candidate information, including eligibility requirements and applications, is available on the ETCP website (, or if you would like the information mailed to you, please contact Meredith Moseley-Bennett, ETCP Certification Coordinator, at 212-244-1505 or

Can't make it to Las Vegas? Rigging examinations are given daily at over 190 computer based testing centers across the U.S. and Canada. After your application has been received and accepted, you will be sent information on how to schedule your examination at a site, date, and time that is most convenient for you.

Want to distinguish yourself as one of the best in your field?  Become an ETCP Certified Technician and you can join the elite group of over 460 ETCP Certified Technicians in North America! ETCP Certification enhances your identity as a competent and knowledgeable leader in the entertainment industry. Don't get left behind, get your application in today!

The ETCP Council members are key leaders drawn from entertainment business, labor, facilities, associations, and academia representing the diversity of the entertainment industry. Membership includes AMPTP, BASE Entertainment, Cirque du Soleil/MGM MIRAGE, CITT, ESTA, IAAM, IATSE, InfoComm, The League, Live Nation, PRG, TEA, SHAPE and USITT. ETCP is an ESTA initiative created to promote industry safety. 


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