Recognized Electrical Training Programs

Philips Strand Lighting

Philips Strand/Selecon Authorized Service Center
Strand Lighting Factory
10911 Petal Street, Dallas, TX 75238
212-795-3043

Contact Information:
Bobby Harrell, ,
Maggie Bailey, ,
720-201-2847

ETCP Recognized Training Program
since March 5, 2013

RECOGNIZED ELECTRICAL TRAINING PROGRAMS

Courses:
The following courses are recognized by ETCP (Scroll down for course details):

  • Strand Palette Console Training
  • Philips Stand Lighting / Philips Selecon Dealer Technical Training
  • Philips Strand Lighting Factory Certified Technician Commissioning Training
  • Philips Strand Lighting Returning Factory Certified Training

Strand Palette Console Training

Palette and Light Palette Training Class - Level 1
This training class covers all basic operation for Palette and LightPalette consoles and is oriented toward new users that require the ability to light theatre, music events, dance, meetings, assemblies, church services, TV studios and more. This course will get you up and running in no time.

  • Channel Control
  • Recording and Updating
  • Using Cues, Subs, Groups
  • Simple Effects
  • Patching
  • Simple Setup

Palette and Light Palette Training Class - Level 2
This training class covers intermediate and some advanced operation for Palette and LightPalette consoles and is oriented to the experienced user that require the ability to light all theatrical based events.  This course goes more in depth and advances toward the subtle nuances of advanced Palette and LightPalette console’s abilities.

  • Channel Control
  • Advanced Recording and Editing
  • Editing in Blind
  • The 3 basic approaches to Effects
  • Advanced Setup
  • Advanced Patching
  • All aspects of Setup
  • Setup for Busking of a Live Event

Cost: Contact Bobby Harrell for pricing.


Philips Strand Lighting / Philips Selecon Dealer Technical Training

Philips Strand Lighting/ Philips Selecon Dealer Tech training is an introduction to Selecon PL fixtures and Strand dimming and control equipment. It is a prerequisite for the Philips Strand Lighting Factory Certified Technician Commissioning Training Course.

Course Description:
The course covers troubleshooting, maintenance, and parts replacement for:
 
Selecon PL family fixtures
Strand A21 Dimming cabinets
Strand Contact Panels
Strand R21 and S21 strips
Strand C21 dimming cabinets
Strand VisionNet 4 software and equipment
Strand Palette

Cost:
Contact Maggie Bailey for pricing, which will include all training material and lunch each day, as well as dinner one evening.


Philips Strand Lighting Factory Certified Technician Commissioning Training

Course Description:
This course is for first-time technicians (or those who have not maintained their Strand Lighting factory certification). Level 1 technicians will be able to work on small- to medium- sized jobs until they demonstrate the ability to handle larger-scale projects.

Strand Lighting offers a comprehensive, five-day training course for system commissioning.

This includes: 

  • A21 Dimming Systems
  • C21 Dimming Systems
  • R21 Dimming Systems
  • S21 Dimming Strips
  • Vision.Net Program and Systems
  • Pathport Manager 5.1 Program
  • Dimmer.Net configuration Program
  • Palette
  • ShowNet

Upon successful completion of this class, technicians will be certified to perform Engineering Checkout/Job Turn on and Warranty Service work on small to medium sized Strand Lighting Systems. Practical and written examinations are given. A post-course “check ride” will complete the practical portion of the training. This must be scheduled as a “factory turn on” for the first post-training turn-on.

The class is extremely hands on. Maintenance and troubleshooting techniques will also be covered.

Requirements:

  1. Must have experience with technical aspects of lighting controls and currently be employed as technician with a Strand Lighting Dealer, Strand Lighting Authorized Service Center, or other Strand Lighting user. Request for freelance technicians will be required to further qualify them through either an entry test or through recommendations from a Dealer, Service Center or end user.

  2. Attendees must be well versed in standard electrical procedures for safety, knowledge of standard electronic test equipment and basic A/C, D/C and digital circuit operation.

  3. Attendees must have a working knowledge of Windows Office applications such as Word and Excel.  These programs must be installed on attendee laptops. Attendees must know how to change the IP address of their own computers and have administrator rights to do so, as well as be authorized to run programs in Administrator mode.

Cost:
Contact Maggie Bailey for pricing, which will include all training material and lunch each day, as well as dinner one evening.

How to Register for Training:
You may either sign up through your dealer (and pay for the class through them) or contact Maggie Bailey (see contact information above) to sign up directly with Strand Lighting.

NOTE: IF YOU ARE BOOKING THROUGH A DEALER, PLEASE LET THEM KNOW WHICH CLASS YOU WISH TO ATTEND. THEY WILL THEN CONTACT STRAND LIGHTING TO RESERVE THE SPACE.

Cancellation Policy:
Payment is required at time of confirmation. If you cancel (for any reason) at least 14 days prior to start of class, you will receive a full refund. All cancellations within 14 days of the class will receive a 50% refund of the entire cost. No shows will receive NO refund. Confirmations of cancellations will be done in writing. If you do not receive confirmation, please contact Maggie Bailey at Philips Lighting Controls Division. If you do cancel, we will try and give you priority to re-schedule for a later class.


Philips Strand Lighting Returning FCT Training

This course is designed for re-certification for Philips Strand Lighting Factory Certified Technician Commissioning Training and includes advanced topics.

Course Description:
This course is for experienced Strand Lighting technicians that have current factory training and certification. Level 2 technicians will be able to work on small to large jobs. To maintain Level 2 certification, technicians shall be required to attend and successfully complete Strand Lighting factory training every two calendar years.

Cost:
Contact Maggie Bailey for pricing, which will include all training material and lunch each day, as well as dinner one evening.

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