Display Operator Certification Course Offerings

Class information will be posted as it is made available.

One of the requirements to become a PGI Certified Display Operator is to participate in the live-fire portion of the PGI Display Operator Course. Students should be prepared by bringing to class their own Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Per NFPA 1123 - 2010, this includes: Head protection, eye protection, hearing protection, foot protection (closed-toe shoes) and cotton, wool, or similarly flame-resistant, long-sleeved, long-legged clothing.

Date/Time Location Trainers Size Cost, Contact & Info

Sat Apr 19th

9:30am to 10am

10am to 6pm
Wildlife Campground
N4597 Willow Lane
Birnamwood, WI 54414
John Jagerson
Larry Huber
Steve Hubing
Doug Henderson
Barb Schneider
30 Cost: $100, $75.00 WPAG members - includes course text. Lunch is available for $5 to $6.

Registration and directions, deadline April 12th.
Questions? Contact John Jagerson via or call 715-845-6784.
Be prepared for any weather conditions, cold, wind, drizzle, rain or snow.

Sat Apr 26th
10am to 5:30pm
Grant County Speedway/Fairgrounds 916 East Elm (Cty Rd A) Lancaster, WI 53813 Tara Krueger
Joe Gratchner
50 Cost: $75 - includes course text, certificate of attendance and lunch.

Questions or to register contact Jim or Tara via or call (608) 732-4545.
Class is rain or shine, 1.4g consumer and 1.3g professional fireworks demo to follow at dusk.
Please register by April 22nd. Additional info

Sat Apr 26th


Indian Creek Camp and Conference Center
9415 Tangent Highway
Tecumseh, MI 49286
TBD 50 Cost $60 - free to Ace Pyro and Fire Art Crew, includes course text and lunch.

Questions? E-Mail or call 877-223-3552.
Register online.

Sat Apr 26th
Northern Lights Pyro
Idaho Falls, ID

Sat Apr 26th
9am - 5pm
Fairfax Fire Department
525 Vanderbilt ST
Fairfax, IA
Andy Neuzil
Mark Woodburn
30 Cost $80 $70 for re-cert ($30/$25 if you have text) - lunch not provided.
Questions? E-Mail

Sat May 17th


Fire Art, LLC
Clearfield, PA 16830
(Exact location TBD)
TBD 25 Cost $60 - free to Ace Pyro and Fire Art Crew, includes course text and lunch.

Questions? E-Mail or call 814-765-5918.
Register online.

Sat May 17th

8am - 5pm
Koener Aviation
1520 S. St. RT 115
Kankakee, IL 6090
Andy Webb
Larry Lustig
40 Cost $75 - includes course text and lunch.

Questions? E-Mail or call 708-429-0520. Flyer

Sat May 31st
9am - 6pm
Southeast Weld County
FPD Station #2
Prospect Valley, CO
Micki McDanal
Steve McDanal
30 Cost $125 - includes course text and lunch (if registered by May 23rd).
Visit rmpg.org to register of for additional information or download the flyer.
Questions? E-Mail or call 303-420-0806.

To include your PGI Display Operator Course, e-mail the following information:
  1. Date/Time of Class
  2. Location
  3. Trainers
  4. Class Size
  5. Contact Info - Name, phone, e-mail or web site
  6. Attach Flyers & Registration Forms or note if they are available on your web site.
  7. Cost?
  8. Items to bring to class, (Lunch?, Pens Pencils?)

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