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

This course, developed in partnership with Screen Skills Ireland and the Skillnet audio-visual networks (Screen Skillnet, Learning Waves Skillnet, Gréasán na Meán and Immersive Technologies Skillnet), 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

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 online by filling in the form using the link below:

Once you apply and your application is accepted, 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.  

If you wish to apply for this course as part of the new Immersive Technologies Skillnet, please click here.

You must provide/attach a CV and a current, valid address to your application to prove that you are working in the AV sector in Ireland. Applications without a CV will not be processed. 

If you would like to do this course in Irish please email

For further information, please email

Date: Available anytime*

* Please note that the Animation Skillnet office will be closed from Friday 21st of August at 5pm until Monday 31st of August at 9am. Any application received between these times will be processed as soon as the office re-opens.

Tutor(s):  Self-direct/Non-tutor led

Duration: Approximately 30 minutes

Venue: Online

Cost: Free

Course Information


Course Instructor

Animation Skillnet Animation Skillnet Author
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