VIII. WHAT TRAINING DOES QPTV OFFER?

NO OBSERVERS OR "AUDITORS" ARE ALLOWED IN ANY WORKSHOP TRAINING SESSION. ONLY REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS MAY ATTEND. VISITORS WILL BE ASKED TO LEAVE.
 
A. FIELD PRODUCTION (EFP): (Location shooting with portable video equipment)
 
1. Eight three (3) hour sessions are conducted once a week over an eight (8) week period of time.
 
2. Training sessions are scheduled during daytime and evening hours Monday through Friday and daytime hours on Saturday.
 
3. Each trainee will be given a practical performance exam by the Instructor. In order to receive certification by QPTV to use QPTV equipment and facilities, it is necessary for each trainee to pass the performance exam.
 
 
B. EDITING:
 
1. Ten three(3) hour sessions which are conducted once a week over a ten (10) week period.
 
2. Training sessions are scheduled during daytime and evening hours Monday through Friday and during daytime hours on Saturday. 
 
3. Each trainee will be given a practical performance exam by the Instructor. In order to receive certification by QPTV to use QPTV equipment and facilities, it is necessary for each trainee to pass the performance exam.
 
 
C. BASIC STUDIO PRODUCTION WORKSHOP:
 
1. Ten three(3) hour sessions which are once a week over a ten (10) week period.
 
2. Training sessions are scheduled during daytime and evening hours Monday through Friday, and during daytime hours on Saturday.
 
3. Each trainee will be given a practical performance exam by the Instructor. In order to receive certification by QPTV to use QPTV equipment and facilities, it is necessary for each trainee to pass the performance exam.
 
4. A group project will be completed by the entire class at the end of the ten week period.
 
 
D. UNSATISFACTORY PERFORMANCE IN TRAINING:
 
1. Trainees who miss part or all of a workshop will be required to repeat that workshop, at the discretion of the trainer.
 
2. Trainees are required to attend all sessions from beginning to end. Trainees must demonstrate the knowledge, skill and understanding that is necessary for responsible production activity using QPTV equipment and they need to give their full attention to the training process.
 
3. Absence from two (2) classes is grounds for being dropped from training.
 
4. Trainees will be monitored as to their capability with the equipment they are beingtrained on.
 
5. Trainees will be expected to demonstrate proficiency with the equipment and knowledge of QPTV’s Rules & Procedures by the conclusion of the training cycle.
 
6. If trainees do not or can not demonstrate the necessary knowledge, skills and proficiencies, QPTV trainers or staff shall require that they repeat the training process.
 
7. The use of equipment by an unskilled or unprepared person or persons, is not allowed. Such use would jeopardize the equipment and constitute a safety hazard.