Whatever you interest in fireworks, the PGI can help further your pyrotechnic education.
The PGI’s Display Operator’s Course has gained national recognition is one of only two training programs recognized by the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA). In NFPA-101, it states that fire marshals should look to see that operators have completed a nationally recognized training program, such as those developed by APA and PGI.
We have made the Introduction from the PGI Display Fireworks Operator Certification Course Study Guide available for download in PDF format.
The PGI has experts in all aspects of fireworks, many of whom give seminars at the annual PGI Convention every August.
The week long schedule of seminars at the PGI convention covers all aspects of fireworks. Subjects range from how to choreograph fireworks displays, how fireworks are made, the science behind how they function, their history, and related subjects such as stage and movie special effects, fireworks photography, and fireworks memorabilia collecting.
Here is a sampling of seminar titles from the 2018 PGI convention seminar schedule: