IABM are one of the leading providers of CPD in the industry, offering a wide range of training in the format of:

With a team of expert trainers, and the ability to offer courses bespoke and on-site, virtually or in groups, IABM is dedicated to helping our industry keep learning, with courses offered at every level, from new mediatech starters to experienced teams looking to make a step up.

View our courses below or get in touch with our Head of Training for more information.

IABM has a team of expert trainers covering a huge range of subjects, disciplines and levels of knowledge. We can deliver these courses at your premises (certain elements of the course can also be bespoke to suit the needs of your company and your team), or they can be delivered virtually. Simply email training@theiabm.org for more information and we can put together a quote.


Ken Duncan

Dick Hobbs

Mike Dhonau

Neil Garner


Understanding the Broadcast and Media Industry

Ideal for new entrants to the industry to help build insight and understanding into what makes the industry they have joined work.

IPv6 Fundamentals

IPv6 is the next generation Internet Protocol and is currently being deployed in Service Providers and Enterprises across the world. This 2 day practical course covers the benefits and features of this protocol and considers strategies for migrating from IPv4 to IPv6.

Understanding File Formats

The course is designed to provide a thorough understanding of current video and audio file formats plus their associated metadata and workflows.

Broadcast Technology Workflows

Gain an understanding of workflows and integration and consider the changes in the market from the convergence of today to the challenges of tomorrow.

IP Multicast for Streaming RTP Media 

This hands on workshop covers transport of RTP streams using IP Multicast Protocols and runs over two days.

Audio and Video Fundamentals for Engineers

Gain an understanding of how audio and video signals, files and metadata are handled along the end to end broadcast chain.

IP Overview for Technical & Sales

This single-day course gives a "big picture" overview of how IP networking is utilized within the Broadcast Industry.

Practical PTP (Precision Time Protocol)

A one day course that covers the fundamentals of PTP (Precision Time Protocol), including the evolution of the standard from version 1 to version 2.

Emerging IP Technologies in Broadcast Industry

A one day course that covers the fundamentals of SMPTE 2110, Network Device Interface (NDI) and Secure Reliable Transport (SRT)

Practical HLS and DASH Workshop

2 day practical workshop that shows the delegate how to setup the native windows web server to stream adaptive bit rate services such as Apple HLS and MPEG DASH.

IP Network Essentials for Engineers

This 2 day course will build your understanding of the fundamentals of networking, in which data is transported as packets switched and routed around a common infrastructure.

Advanced IP Networks for Engineers

Builds on the content covered in the IP Network Essentials for Engineers course and looks in more detail at the protocols involved in streaming video across IP networks.

Our e-learning platform offers high quality, interactive online training at the click of a button. It provides companies of all types and sizes access to courses, delivered online, to ensure employees are equipped with the appropriate industry knowledge covering a range of topics.

Key features of the platform include:

  • Informative and engaging e-learning
  • Online quizzes and assessments
  • Certification of achievement
  • Dedicated library of resources and links

To add a course to your account, please click the find out more option and go through the checkout process selecting the "Member Complimentary Rate" (please note, only IABM members are able to access the courses free of charge, and not all courses can be offered free to members). Once the course or courses are added to your basket, complete the process and our system will automatically assign the courses onto your account.

To access them, please head to the MyIABM tab at the top of the screen, scroll down to "E Learning" and you will see the courses there and be able to access them.


The Cloud: A Comprehensive Overview

This course aims to increase awareness and knowledge of the core concepts and features of the Cloud. This course will provide you with a deeper understanding of what the cloud is, the benefits and drawbacks of its’ use.

OTT Business Opportunities

This TV business focused course will provide you with an understanding of OTT system types and services, and how to identify opportunities to integrate revenue generating integration with broadcast systems.

Introduction to Broadcast Technology

This course provides newcomers to the industry with an introduction to the broadcast industry, providing an understanding of the technical terms in common use and the role technology plays in the business in which they operate.

Introduction to video – from camera to display

This course provides an insight to the technology that transforms live images and transfers them to a High Definition picture on televisions and mobile devices. The course covers image acquisition, video file formats and colour coding.

Introduction to Broadcast Media Workflows

This course builds understanding of what ‘workflows’ are and why they are important. The shift towards a more software driven environment using cloud, virtualization and AI based solutions is also included.

Engaging with the Broadcast & Media Industry

This course consists of a series of videos which provide an overview of the many challenges and opportunities in the Industry. Covering both business and technology topics, the course also explores how various products and services fit in the Broadcast and Media Contant Chain.

IP and File Based Workflows

This course explores the latest technologies, systems and workflows that comprise the IP and file-based broadcast facility. It explores storage and media management, the use of multiple platforms and analyzes different production considerations and delivery requirements.