2015 Display Operator Certification Course Offerings

Class information will be posted as it is made available.

One of the requirements to become a PGI Certified Display Operator is to participate in the live-fire portion of the PGI Display Operator Course. Students should be prepared by bringing to class their own Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Per NFPA 1123 - 2014, this includes: Head protection, eye protection, hearing protection, foot protection (closed-toe shoes) and cotton, wool, or similarly flame-resistant, long-sleeved, long-legged clothing.

Date/Time Location Trainers Size Cost, Contact & Info

Wed Aug 12th
8am to 5:30pm

1hr for lunch
PGI Convention
Gillette, WY
Training Directors

Cost $40 - includes course text. Lunch not included.

Members, attending Convention, should email to register. List each attendees full name and phone number.

Registrants must visit Seminar Registration to pay (cash, exact change) and get your textbook.

Non-members should contact the Member Services manager via or at 920-558-4681.

Questions: Contact .

Fri Aug 21st
6pm to 10pm

Sat Aug 22nd
8:30am until done
Aliquippa, PA
contact for details
Dean Putt, Jeff Shively, Steve Kline, Dwayne Krumanacker, Graylin Presbury, Howard Fry, Seth Fry TBD, experienced shooters only Cost $250 - includes 2 meals on Sat and water for setup.

Questions: Contact . Group rates available.

Attendees must bring complete PPE plus steel toe work shoes/boots. PFD will be provided. All demos will be on a working barge. Attendees will setup and shoot a complete show. Coast Guard, local AHJ, and marine crew will be on hand to answer questions. Sponsored by Pyro University, Pyrotechnic Artists and the Marion Hill Association.

To include your PGI Display Operator Course, e-mail the following information:
  1. Date/Time:
  2. Location:
  3. Trainers:
  4. Class Size:
  5. Contact Info:
    (Name, phone, e-mail or web site)
  6. Attach Flyers & Registration Forms:
    (note if they are on your web site)
  7. Cost:
  8. What to Bring:
    (Lunch, Pens, Pencils?)
  9. Photo:
    (from your last class for Facebook, Optional)

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