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Lighting Technicians

Certification, Licensing, and Special Requirements

Certification or Licensing

No certification or licensing is required for lighting technicians. Some certifications are available, though. The Entertainment Technician Certification Program Council—which was organized by the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers, InfoComm International, International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, and other entities—offers the Entertainment Technician Certification Program for entertainment electricians and riggers. Such certification, though not required, can demonstrate professional commitment and accomplishment.

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