Courses and Descriptions

Courses and Descriptions

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Year 1
Term 1Credit Hours
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
In addition to Transfer of Credit from a recognized post secondary institution, other RPL processes are available for RPL courses. Click here for more information. For courses with no RPL, please check for additional contact information.
WRKS-9163Film Training Starter Pack
More Information

Register for this affordable course bundle to start your career in administration, trades or technical roles in the film industry.  A special discount is offered to alumni - contact us to claim your discount.

Film training at a glance:

  • Up to three months available to complete the five courses 
  • Each course takes 2-3 hours to complete
  • Each course has an open book test with 80% as the passing grade
  • There is a $30 fee to retake the course
  • Your certificate of completion is held with Film Training Manitoba and verified by the required union
  • Online course material can be accessed using the Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox web browsers
The bundle Includes:

Set Orientation
Set Orientation prepares you for communication and scheduling filmmaking processes and procedures.  Productions involve many people in diverse fields and crewmembers rely on set etiquette for standards of behavior, terminology, and communication between departments.

Get ready to learn about the roles and responsibilities of the Locations Department.  Topics include: the implementation of logistical plans for the production unit; professional standards of conduct including maintain filming locations per contracts and monitoring the safety of cast, crew and the public.

Intro to Paper
Many forms and documents are used on a film or television project or "show".  This course prepares you for the standard paperwork used in production offices including: the start pack, scheduling documents, call sheets, sides, the daily production report, and accounting forms.

Safety Awareness
This course explores the potential hazards and procedures to follow in order to keep those around you safe and healthy on set.  Instruction includes the use of special protective equipment, location of first aid and emergency response equipment, and procedural information regarding reporting of unsafe or potentially dangerous conditions that could affect workers, co-workers or third parties.

Propane Safety
Participants are introduced to practical information on the safe handling of propane including the basics of proper storage, operation, and refueling of propane cylinders.  Also outlined are fire safety procedures and the uses for propane on set.

RRC alumni qualify for a special discount. View alumni pricing.

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