Course details

  • Duration 1 day (9am to 5:30pm)
  • Cost £150+VAT
    (Includes lunch and refreshments)
  • Next Course New dates
    coming soon

About this course


This practical, one-day training course in Stage Pyrotechnics, taught by renowned industry veteran Lincoln Parkhouse, provides attendees with an overview of different pyrotechnic devices, their uses and relevant health and safety. 

This course is ideal for anyone with the intention of using professional stage pyrotechnics for live events. You need to be 18 or over to attend this course.

Topics covered

  • Live Device Demonstrations
  • History of Pyrotechnics
  • Flame Proofing
  • Series Wiring
  • Testing
  • Risk Assessments


Backstage Academy is based on Production Park, on the outskirts of Wakefield, which is perfectly situated at the very centre of the UK with easy access to most major cities and airports in Britain by road or rail.

On-site training

All of our training programmes can be delivered at Backstage Academy or at your premises, if suitable (minimum delegate number applies). 

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“What a fun packed explosive day! There was never a dull moment, the theory side of the course was most enjoyable and you get to handle the products and fire them. I loved the course and would recommend it to anyone who is even slightly interested in pyro.”


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