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Sennheiser announces upcoming Sound Academy courses

The majority of the courses are free

Sennheiser Sound Academy training courses are now available to book for the first half of 2020.

Run by Sennheiser’s Andrew Lillywhite and Joe Mahoney from the brand’s customer development and application engineer (CDAE) team, the courses are designed for RF techs, AV integrators, and technicians, sound engineers, designers or consultants, live event professionals, equipment resellers and apprentices, who want to further their understanding of the specific area of each course.

The wide variety of courses available are as follows:

Wireless Mics Monitoring Essentials

This course is for new and existing users of wireless microphones and in-ear monitor systems who want to further their understanding of the area. It will provide the skills and confidence to operate multi-channel wireless systems, covering acoustics and electrotechnology, wireless mics and monitoring, antenna technology, microphone technology, frequency management and wireless monitoring.

RF Best Practice for Production and Touring

A hands-on training day for rental companies and sound engineers looking to make their productions more professional, reliable and RF efficient. The course will cover topics such as practices when planning RF; preparing for the 2020 clearance of the 700 MHz band; antenna distribution and wiring options; avoiding loss through cable and addressing interference issues.

Wireless Audio for AV Integrators

A practical day of training for audio/visual integrators, focusing on Sennheiser’s wireless audio portfolio – including UHF and digital wireless mics, antenna setup, streaming audio solutions and more.

Audio for Meeting Rooms & Conferencing

A detailed and practical day of training and product familiarisation on Sennheiser’s audio for meeting rooms portfolio, targeted at business and education campus AV teams and system architects.

Wireless Mics & Monitoring: The Master Class

This course is designed for existing users of wireless microphones and in-ear monitoring systems who have already completed the Basic Wireless Mics and Monitoring Course. This intensive two-day course is based at Sennheiser’s Marlow Headquarters and consists of one full day of theoretical tutored eLearning and one full day of practical workshops.

Each course offers a combination of classroom training, which includes hands-on practical modules and eLearning.

The majority of the courses are free. Registered members of the Association of Sound Designers (ASD), Institute of Professional Sound (IPS), Association of Motion Picture Sound (AMPS), Association of British Theatre Technicians (ABTT), Guild of TV Camera Professionals (GTC), Learning & Teaching Spaces Managers Group (LTSMG), Production Services Association (PSA) and PLASA all get 50 per cent discount on the paid-for courses. Sennheiser also offers a 20 per cent discount for those aged under 24 years.