Self Isolation Training
Thanks to AIST board member Susan for compiling this list of training / trial licenses and discounted courses etc which is available and applicable to our industry at this time. If anyone has any further additions please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will add them to this page.
We are working on a few other initiatives to support the membership so please keep an eye on our social media and your email for future updates.
*Please note that links and courses have not been vetted by AIST*
Stage Research: All of their sound design programs are currently available for free.
Shure: Shure Audio Institute provides online training on Integrated Systems Certification and RF Certification – https://shureuk-shure.talentlms.com/certification
Yamaha: Online training for Yamaha and CL/QL desks
Audinate: Dante certification training
QSC: online training
AVIXA: Waiving fees for online courses until June 12
AVID: 16th MArch – 17th April 2020 Avid are making 90 day licences to Media Composer | Ultimate, Pro Tools, Pro Tools | Ultimate, or Sibelius | Ultimate free.
Harman: Audio, control, and networked AV certification courses
QLab: QLab is a sound, video and lighting control program for macOS.
QLab 4 Manual: http://qlab.app/docs/v4/
QLab Cookbook: Lots of examples of interesting and ingenious uses of QLab
Free temporary QLab 4 licence for students and educators: “anyone with an educational email address can have a free temporary QLab 4 Pro Bundle license starting now and expiring on June 1. To get yours, create an account at https://qlab.app/account and email email@example.com.” (https://twitter.com/Figure53/status/1239544820844167170)
See this Google Docs sheets for the breakdown of a large number of AV courses available online: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/11wkc4VGu1v-Kgbs7YHDuKeN5xfwdIEc85NTqCMoWSA0/htmlview#
Cisco Networking Academy: https://www.cisco.com/c/m/en_sg/partners/cisco-networking-academy/index.html
ETC: ETC EOS Training and Workbooks – https://www.etcconnect.com/eoslearning/
ETC Learning Stage: (free until May 15) – https://courses.etcconnect.com/
MA Lighting: Free e-learning classes, https://www.malighting.com/training-support/ma-university/overview/
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for e-training login.
ACT Academy are offering free online MA courses until June 1st with promo code “act4me”. [https://academy.actlighting.com/series/online-courses]
Avolites : Facebook online learning sessions, these will be hosted weekly with different topics and guest speakers. All tutorials are based on Titan 11.4* and Ai v10.3* so you can practice at home for free. https://www.avolites.com/onlineresources/
Avolites Academy playlists available on YouTube for Ai and Titan: www.youtube.com/user/avolitesvis/playlists
ChamSys: Webinars available daily, “Introduction to MagicQ or Quick Q” – 20 minute online classes available each Thursday: https://chamsyslighting.com/pages/training
Video tutorials available: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7zQEAwK7HhayXfhq0O1eoQ
Zero88: Online training playlists available.
Obsidian Onyx: free weekly online training classes https://obsidiancontrol.com/events/Obsidian_online_classes
Green-Hippo: Green Hippo is offering free online webinars every week day over the next few weeks to cover several different topics catered for new and existing Hippo users.
Topics include; Hippotizer, SHAPE and Hippotizer Dive Deep.
Follow the link below to find our Pause & Practice sessions, and Register.
Capture: Capture is a lighting design, documentation and visualisation software for macOS and Windows. Demo version available.
Free, slightly limited, student version available for any purpose: http://www.capture.se/Downloads/Download-Capture
Video tutorials available at https://www.youtube.com/c/CaptureVisualisationAB
Limited demo version available (https://cast-soft.com/Demo/wysiwyg/)
CAST Software will be hosting free one-hour long webinars every Monday for five weeks. Registration required. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wysiwyg-essentials-getting-started-registration-94792768723
Free 30 day trial available: https://www.vectorworks.net/en-US/spotlight
Students and professors in select global markets can download a free individual copy of Vectorworks Designer software, which includes all the capabilities of Architect, Landmark, and Spotlight. https://student.myvectorworks.net/
Vectorworks Getting Started Seminars – Free for a limited time, registration required. (Apr 2, Apr 28, May 14, May 27, Jun 10, Jun 23)
Vectorworks Spotlight Essentials Seminars – Free for a limited time, registration required. (March 27, Apr 1, Apr 8, Apr 14, May 6, May 20, Jun 2, Jun 16)
Drafty– A CAD program for lighting, sound, and video designers. Free for students until June (email the developer). Available at https://drafty-app.com
Video tutorials available at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0urrqCVj85zq7IcUuXltSg
SketchUp- Free web version available. Video tutorials available at https://learn.sketchup.com/
Made for Stage – Why not take advantage of the down time to brush up your rigging theory? We are launching weekly rigging awareness live online courses which will cover #riggingbasics #equipmentselection #ppeselection #knots #truss #redundantsystems #riggingmaths
Courses cost €125 per person and duration is 5 hours.
Get in touch if interested!
special AIST members rate, contact email@example.com for more details.
We will continue to update this page as more info comes in. Stay safe and keep your distance!