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Registration Price $15



BACKstage Exam for High School | CTE


The USITT BACKstage Exam (Basic and Comprehensive Knowledge Exam for High School Technical Theatre Students) is designed to evaluate the knowledge and work readiness of technical theatre students at the high school level.

Developed by educators and industry professionals, BACKStage is the most comprehensive examination of its kind and will assist students in determining their readiness for post-secondary activities in technical theatre.

 



 

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Formats Available: eSET BACKstage High School | CTE Assessment Exam & Certificate

Approved Credit:
  • USITT: 1 hour Learning Units

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    Collapse LEVEL 1: eSET Basic Terms & Safety examination
    Registration Price $10 - Level 1 eSET exam (Prerequisite for all Level 2 exams)




    eSET Level 1 - Basic Terms & Safety



    There are standard terms and knowledge expected of all persons working in entertainment. From what the parts of a typical theatre are called e.g. fly rail, grid, downstage, proscenium, to basic safety knowledge of Personal Protective Equipment, what is OSHA and why do we have Safety Data Sheets. This exam covers workplace safety, stage directions, basic theatre architecture and job descriptions common to the entertainment industry, knowledge that is required regardless of where you work.



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    Formats Available: LEVEL 1 - eSET Basic Terms & Safety examination
    Original Go Live Date: February 24, 2020

    Approved Credit:
  • USITT: 1 hour Learning Units

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    Collapse LEVEL 2: eSET Lighting & Electrics examination
    Registration Price $45 - (Prerequisite Level 1 Basic Terms & Safety exam certification)




    eSET Level 2 - Lighting & Electrics



    The online exam is a set of 100 questions randomly chosen by the system from a larger pool. The questions are multiple-choice and true/false questions covering topics such as:

    • Name the Equipment Illustrated
    • Knowledge of Conventional and Automated Fixture General Usage
    • Basic Lighting and Electrics Math
    • Knowledge of Light Plot Symbols
    • Digital Control and Common Communication Protocols
    • Knowledge of Hardware, Tools, & Safety


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    Formats Available: eSET Lighting & Electrics examination
    Original Go Live Date: February 25, 2020

    Approved Credit:
  • USITT: 1 hour Learning Units

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO LEVEL 2: eSET Lighting & Electrics examination
    Collapse LEVEL 2: eSET Costuming examination
    Registration Price $45 - (Prerequisite Level 1 Basic Terms & Safety exam certification)




    eSET Level 2 - Costuming



    This online examination will cover a wide variety of skills and knowledge related to the production and usages of costumes. Areas covered include positions and duties of those working in costume; fabrics and fibers, hand and machine stitches and appropriate usage; machines used the production of costumes; accessories; wigs and makeup; wardrobe and quick change; machines used for the production of costumes; common costume paperwork, tools and safety.

     

    The online exam is a set of 100 questions randomly chosen by the system from a larger pool. The questions are multiple choice and true/false questions covering topics such as:

    • Name the Equipment or Stitches Illustrated
    • Costume Shop/ Studio Terminology
    • Identify Common Historical Garments and Accessories
    • Knowledge of Costume Plots
    • Basic Construction Terms and Techniques
    • Knowledge of Hardware, Tools, & Safety


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    Formats Available: LEVEL 2: eSET Costume examination
    Original Go Live Date: February 25, 2020

    Approved Credit:
  • USITT: 1 hour Learning Units

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    Registration Price $45 - (Prerequisite Level 1 Basic Terms & Safety exam certification)




    eSET Level 2 - Audio



    The eSET Audio Examination will cover a wide variety of skills and knowledge related to the work of an entertainment audio technician. Areas covered include sound system components including microphones, cables, mixing consoles, amplifiers, loudspeakers; signal processing; signal routing; acoustic theory; networking and communication protocols; electrical theory; common practices; reading a speaker plot and common audio paperwork; accessories and procedures; tools and safety.



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    Formats Available: eSET Audio examination
    Original Go Live Date: February 25, 2020

    Approved Credit:
  • USITT: 1 hour Learning Units

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    Registration Price $45 - (Prerequisite Level 1 Basic Terms & Safety exam certification)




    eSET Level 2 - Rigging



    The online exam is a set of 100 questions randomly chosen by the system from a larger pool. The questions are multiple-choice and true/false questions covering topics such as:

    • Name the Equipment Illustrated
    • Standard Procedures for Preparing and Using Wire Rope
    • Basic Rigging Math and Load Ratios
    • Knowledge of Fall Arrest Systems and Procedures
    • Proper Procedures for Operating a Counterweight Rigging System
    • Proper Procedures for Using Chain Motors

     



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    Formats Available: eSET Rigging examination
    Original Go Live Date: February 25, 2020

    Approved Credit:
  • USITT: 1 hour Learning Units

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    Registration Price $45 - (Prerequisite Level 1 Basic Terms & Safety exam certification)



    eSET Level 2 - Projections


    Demonstrate your projection skills by taking this rigorous assessment that consists of 100 questions randomly chosen from a comprehensive pool developed by professional technicians in the following areas:


    • Knowledge of video distribution and communication protocols
    • Identification of video connectors
    • Understanding of display systems and video content
    • Basic math in calculating lens ratios and image size
    • Knowledge of industry terminology


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    Formats Available: eSET Projections examination
    Original Go Live Date: February 25, 2020

    Approved Credit:
  • USITT: 1 hour Learning Units

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    Registration Price $45 - (Prerequisite Level 1 Basic Terms & Safety exam certification)




    eSET Level 2 - Wardrobe



    Wardrobe online exam is a set of 100 questions randomly chosen by the system from a larger pool. The questions are multiple-choice and true/false questions covering topics such as:

    • Name the Equipment or Stitches Illustrated
    • Costume Shop/ Studio Terminology
    • Identify Common Historical Garments and Accessories
    • Wardrobe Terms and Techniques
    • Basic Construction Terms and Techniques
    • Knowledge of Hardware, Tools, & Safety


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    Formats Available: eSET Wardrobe Technician examination
    Original Go Live Date: February 25, 2020

    Approved Credit:
  • USITT: 1 hour Learning Units

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO LEVEL 2: eSET Wardrobe examination