One of the most hands-on courses we offer at the College, you have the opportunity to specialise in a certain style or movement.
Photographers, audio-visual and broadcasting equipment operators
Annual pay £36,920
Workforce change 8%
The workforce is projected to expand by 8% over the period to 2024, adding
7,400 jobs. In the same period, 33% of the workforce is projected to retire, creating 29,847 job openings.
Workers in this unit group operate and assist with still, cine and television cameras and operate other equipment to record, manipulate and project sound and vision for entertainment, cultural, commercial and industrial purposes.
selects subject and conceives composition of picture or discusses composition with colleagues
arranges subject, lighting, camera equipment and any microphones
inserts lenses and adjusts aperture and speed settings as necessary
operates scanning equipment to transfer image to computer and manipulates image to achieve the desired effect
photographs subject or follows action by moving camera
takes, records and manipulates digital images and digital video footage
controls transmission, broadcasting and satellite systems for television and radio programmes, identifies and solves related technical problems
checks operation and positioning of projectors, vision and sound recording equipment, and mixing and dubbing equipment
operates equipment to record, edit and play back films and television programmes
manages health and safety issues
operates sound mixing and dubbing equipment to obtain desired mix, level and balance of sound.