Television Production Technology
Length 1,200 Hours Admissions Contact
Jeromy Johnson | JOHNSONJER@pcsb.org
Course Information B. Copeland - 727-893-2500 ext. 2309 Flyer Download Program Costs Download
Mission: The mission of this program is to prepare students for employment as television production operators, television broadcast technicians, camera operators; other professional/paraprofessional technicians, video recording engineers, and audio recording engineers.
Students will learn about the television/digital video production industry while mastering the operations of all aspects of studio and field equipment and workflows.
Program K300300 consists of a planned sequence of courses.
Studio Assistant - Course RTT0514 (450 hours) – Students will identify lighting needs for a planned production; correct use of television production equipment;interpret scripts; collaborate with others; perform audio and video recording and editing operations; operate editing software, set a stage, perform television production and programming activities and create a television program.
Studio Technician - Course RTT0516 (450 hours) – Students will demonstrate their skills in using various equipment and workflows for television production based projects.
Television Production Operations - Course RTT0109 (300 hours) – Students will perform electronic news gathering (ENG) and electronic field production (EFP) equipment functions; plan, produce, and direct a television production.
Special Admission Requirements: Due to the physical nature of the work, students must be able to lift and carry a minimum of 50 pounds and may be required to stand or sit for extended periods of time.
Distance Education: No - not an option at this time.
Minimum Satisfactory Academic Progress Requirement: 70%
Minimum Attendance Requirement: 70%
Basic Skills Entrance/Exit Requirements: Student's competency in computation (mathematics) and communication (reading/language arts) is pre-assessed; required basic skills grade levels are: Computation - 9 and Communication - 9.
Program length and costs are approximate, and subject to change.