Production Guild - Runner Training

Posted on 16 February 2016

How to get ahead in film and TV

Want to work in film and television but don’t know where to start?

The Production Guild’s Runner Training is designed to prepare you for working in the film and TV drama industry. The course is delivered by leading film and television industry professionals and will cover what is expected of you in such a demanding yet rewarding work environment. It will also help to channel your ambition into achievable career routes in film and TV.

National Runner Training Dates

The following dates are for our national programme in 2016:
Birmingham 12-13 April at University Of Birmingham – booking is now open you can click here to register your place
Cardiff – May (dates TBC)

The cost of this course, which is subsidised by Creative Skillset is £41 plus VAT = £49.20 plus booking fee. Total £52.15 per person.

Please note, you must be aged 16 years or over to apply for this course. You can read our booking terms and conditions here.

The course explores the knowledge and skills of Production and Floor Runners covering:
The process of film production from development to delivery
Departments on Film and Television production
The hierarchy and chain of command
Set and office etiquette
Glossary of film terms
Health and safety
Production running
Floor running
Departmental Running

Find out more about becoming a runner and access some valuable resources and advice here Becoming a Runner.

Please email us to be placed on the reservation list for further courses at

Production Guild - Runner Training