OSN launches Digital Fundamentals Training Programme
10 Dec 2012
Tailored course from twofour54 tadreeb aims to upskill local experts in digital multi-platform engineering
OSN, the region’s leading pay TV network and twofour54 tadreeb have announced a two year partnership to offer a tailored Digital Fundamentals Training Programme to support expertise in digital multi-platform engineering and delivery in the UAE.
OSN is currently enhancing its services with the transition to high quality picture and audio broadcasting over digital multi-platforms. This Digital Fundamentals Training Programme has been especially tailored to upskill and support OSN engineers as the network undertakes these improvements. Six courses for 66 trainees will run throughout 2012-13, each with 25 training days. Training areas include; Generic DVB / Satellite broadcasting, Picture Grading, Waveform usage, Audio monitoring and management and Multi-platform media format management.
Mike Tomlisson, Training and Development Director, OSN added: “OSN is continually growing and developing its broadcast services with new and improved technologies. In making these transitions into the digital world, it’s absolutely vital that our engineers upgrade their skills and have access to professional training. We’re delighted to be working with twofour54’s tadreeb to deliver tailored Digital Fundamentals Training Programmes. OSN will benefit with improved internal processes and excellence and ultimately increased customer satisfaction.”
twofour54 tadreeb is the region’s premier vocational training academy and has been selected to deliver the OSN training course because of the highly relevant technology instruction it offers. The course will be delivered by twofour54 tadreeb’s partner, the BBC. It was this relationship with the BBC, together with its portfolio of technical courses, which meant that twofour54 tadreeb could deliver OSN’s very specific training requirements.
Noura Al Kaabi, Chief Executive Officer, twofour54 said: “All of twofour54 tadreeb’s media related vocational training is developed with employers needs as the focus. Similarly, this new Digital Fundamentals Training Programme, in partnership with OSN, is absolutely tailored by industry professionals making it highly relevant to professional digital engineers and their employers. Using the latest techniques and technologies, this bespoke training course will foster a new level and depth of skills, targeting engineers that are already highly accomplished in their field.”
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