Many major venues and employers across North America are now requiring ETCP Certified Technicians for lead positions. Increase your credibility with your employers by becoming ETCP Certified! The ETCP Council is pleased to announce another opportunity for technicians to take the electrical, arena rigging, and theatre rigging examinations in a paper and pencil administration.
All three ETCP examinations will be offered at the USITT Conference and Stage Expo on March 20 & 21, 2009 in Cincinnati, OH. Entertainment Electrical Exam: March 20, 2009 (2:00 pm)Arena Rigging Exam: March 21, 2009 (9:00 am)Theatre Rigging Exam: March 21, 2009 (2:00 pm)Interested applicants must submit their application, along with supporting materials and fee, postmarked by February 27, 2009. Space is limited, so submit your application today!If you would like more information or would like eligibility requirements or applications sent to you, please contact Meredith Moseley-Bennett, ETCP Certification Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 212-244-1505. Complete information is also available on the ETCP website: http://etcp.esta.org/. If you are unable to attend USITT, you can apply to take an examination at a computer testing center near you. All three exams are available at over 190 testing centers in the U.S. and Canada on most business days. 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, Broadway Across America, The Broadway League, Cirque du Soleil / MGM MIRAGE, CITT, ESTA, IAAM, IATSE, InfoComm, Live Nation, PRG, SHAPE, TEA, and USITT. ETCP is an ESTA initiative created to promote industry safety.