COVID-19 Return to Work Training for the Audio Visual Sector

Start date: 24/07/2020

Location: Online

Cost: Free

Programme overview

Gréasán na Meán Skillnet - Screen Skills Ireland and Skillnet Ireland Announce COVID-19 Return to Work Training for the Audio-Visual Sector

Gréasán na Meán Skillnet, Screen Skills Ireland, the skills development unit within Screen Ireland, and Skillnet Ireland audio-visual networks partner to offer free courses and webinars to support the safe return to work, based on government-approved protocols. The courses are part funded through the ReBound initiative, supported by Skillnet Ireland.

Participant Profile: This course is open to anyone returning to work in the AV sector after the COVID-19 lockdown. It is also open to those who are returning to their workplace/office after working remotely during the COVID-19 lockdown.

The course is an online, self-directed/non-tutor led course and should take approximately 30 minutes to complete.

Application Procedure:

Please apply by where you will be required to complete a trainee profile sheet. Once completed you will be sent a link to complete the course. Depending on the volume of applications it may take up to 24 hours in the first few weeks to process your application and send on the course link. All efforts will be made to process applications as soon as possible.

Applications received at the weekends or outside of business hours will be processed on the next working day.

This course is also available in Irish with Gréasán na Meán Skillnet.


Date: Available anytime

Tutor(s): Self-direct/Non-tutor led

Duration: Approximately 30 minutes

Course Profile:

This course, developed in partnership with the Skillnet audio-visual networks (Animation Skillnet, Screen Skillnet, Learning Waves Skillnet, Gréasán na Meán and Immersive Technologies Skillnet, Screen Skills Ireland), will equip you with the knowledge required to return to the workplace safely in the Audio-Visual sector.

The course covers the training requirements set out in the Government Return to Work Protocol, COVID-19 Specific National Protocol for Employers and Workers May 2020, in addition to bespoke elements to the Audio-Visual Sector.

There will be assessments throughout the course and learners will require a 100% pass rate to earn the Certification of Completion. If you do not achieve a 100% pass rate you can review the module you failed and repeat the assessment.

You will also have access to a resources section that will contain the following documents:

  • Government Return to Work Protocol, COVID-19 Specific National Protocol for Employers and Workers May 2020
  • Screen Producers Ireland (SPI) Production Guidelines for Irish Film & TV (Live Action)
  • SPI COVID-19 Production Guidelines for Factual and Entertainment
  • Commercial Producers Ireland Filming Guidelines Post COVID-19