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ESITS Applauds Scheme Director Mike’s Leadership in Launching NEW TDS Technician Course (Staging) with Acorn Event Structures.

14th May 2024

ESITS takes immense pride in the remarkable achievement of our scheme Director Mike, who has successfully piloted the ESITS TDS Technician (staging) course at Acorn Event Structures. This pioneering course is a testament to Director Mike’s visionary leadership and his unwavering dedication to advancing the event structures industry. Created in collaboration with the ESITS training […]

ESITS welcomes Steeldeck Rentals as a modular staging and seating product partner

27th Mar 2024

We are delighted to announce a product partnership between the Event Structures Industry Training Scheme (ESITS) and Steeldeck Rentals, experts in the design and installation of reusable staging and seating for all types of events. The addition of Steeldeck Rentals as an ESITS product partner will support the training on the use of modular decking […]

Ian Moynes: Leading the Way as Chairman of ESITS Board of Governors

16th Feb 2024

Ian Moynes currently holds the Chairman position on the Board of Governors for ESITS. Having worked across numerous industries, both on the supplier and client side, including national infrastructure, global events, high profile build site and royal household work, Ian boasts a wide breath of Health & Safety knowledge. When ESITS was established, Ian was […]

Mike Dean – ESITS Scheme Director

08th Jan 2024

Mike has a diverse background—from military instructor to scaffolder in various industries. He obtained a Health and Safety qualification (NEBOSH) and worked as a health and safety consultant/instructor at SIMIAN throughout both the construction and events industries. As the ESITS program expanded, he played a pivotal role in launching the ESITS scheme to the wider […]

Entertainment company fined after worker dies from fall

11th Dec 2023

ELP Broadcast and Events Ltd has been fined following the death of a worker at their Cardington Hangar Studios in 2018. Russell Bowry, a 52-year-old rigger, tragically fell from height whilst working as part of a team building a temporary rehearsal stage project for a musical at the studios. Despite efforts, he succumbed to his […]

Getting out to some of the summer’s biggest events with ESITS

22nd Oct 2023

As part of our mission to showcase how the temporary demountable structures training and accreditation provided by ESITS is directly applicable to the onsite work undertaken by the event industry, we’ve been out and about over the summer capturing the build up of some of the big music events of the summer. In June Mike […]

Great feedback for ESITS training

22nd Oct 2023

Our ESITS Scheme Director, Mike Dean, has been busy delivering training to leading event businesses over the last few months. From entry level GECO course at our dedicated ESITS training centre in Warrington, to onsite TDS Trainee Technician courses for company teams working on temporary demountable structures, we’ve had a busy time. This level of […]

Our first ESITS exhibition experience at PLASA

22nd Oct 2023

With the word spreading about ESITS we set our top team to share all things ESITS with those attending the PLASA exhibition at Olympia on 3rd to 5th September. PLASA is an international exhibition for entertainment technology, showcasing the latest technological advancements from the worlds of audio, AV, lighting, rigging and staging and is regarded […]