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ChamSys Training Academy Expands Online Learning Opportunities

Stage Directions • Industry NewsTools of the Trade • April 1, 2020

Touring and live events may be on hold for now, but learning and career development continue to move forward at the ChamSys Training Academy. The lighting console maker has been actively expanding its online education resources with new courses, tutorials and appointment opportunities being added on a continuous basis. In addition to providing programmers with the chance to sharpen their skills (and develop new ones), the academy is serving as a platform for them to remain connected to the industry in the wake of the closings and cancellations that have taken place.

Open to anyone, the academy offers daily online webinar training sessions. Conducted by active lighting designers and programmers, like Philip Watson, Brett Lorins, and Charles Courser, these sessions cover a range of basic, intermediate, and advanced topics.

The ChamSys Training Academy also features an expanded menu of video tutorials, including Beginners Sessions that provided a basic look at subjects like windows, buttons, faders and shortcuts; to Intermediate Sessions that deliver in-depth guides to topics like using the Execute Window to its maximum benefit.  An extensive collection of Advanced Sessions is currently under development.

Another highlight of the academy is its free MagicQ and QuickQ online training sessions. Free of charge, the sessions provide practical user-friendly guides to mastering these powerful software tools.

For programmers and designers seeking a more personal learning experience, the ChamSys Training Academy offers one-one-one consultations during normal business hours. There is no charge for these sessions, but they must be scheduled in advanced via the academy’s website.

Further information from ChamSys: https://chamsyslighting.com/pages/training

 

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