Audio Visual Technician Courses

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What does an Audio Visual Technician do?

An Audio Visual Technician operates equipment on film, television, radio or stage productions. You might be involved in recording footage, ensuring suitable sound and vision is achieved or mixing and editing recordings for production. You might monitor things like volume, sound and film quality or lighting to make sure the audio and visual qualities of a production are suitable for an audience.

Audio Visual Technicians need to have excellent attention to detail. You’ll need to be able to operate relevant equipment and be ready to make any necessary adjustments. You’ll be working as part of a larger team so communication and collaborative skills are essential. It’s important you can follow a production process and you might have to work irregular hours.

Audio Visual Technician Courses

There are 6 courses available for people who want to become a Audio Visual Technician.

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How much does an Audio Visual Technician earn?

In Australia, a full time Audio Visual Technician generally earns $1150 per week ($59,800 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for an Audio Visual Technician?

The number of people working as an Audio Visual Technician has increased steadily over the last five years. There are now 3,000 people working in this role in Australia. Audio Visual Technicians may find work in larger towns and cities where productions are based.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become an Audio Visual Technician?

If you’re planning to start a career as an Audio Visual Technician you could enrol in a Certificate III in Live Production and Services. You could also consider a Certificate III in Broadcast Technology or a Certificate IV in Music Industry.

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within film, tv and production and music. Click on the occupation for information on the course you should enrol in to start your journey.

Sourced from The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training and MySkills.gov.au.