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Video Editor Courses

A Video Editor puts footage together during the creation of television, films, advertisements or other video productions. You’ll make decisions about what footage to use and which parts to edit out. Video Editors might also include audio, graphics, music or special effects in their productions. You’ll work closely with other members of a production crew and may work to a production brief.

To be a Video Editor you’ll need to be able to work quickly and make creative decisions. It’s important that you can use a range of editing software and equipment and work as part of a larger production team. Depending on your role, you may be required to work irregular hours or on weekends. Video Editors should be able to understand what is required for each project and be able to liaise with clients or directors.

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Popular Video Editor Courses

There are 12 courses available for people who want to become a Video Editor. These are the top 5 most popular courses.

ICT40120
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a Video Editor earn?

In Australia, a full time Video Editor generally earns $1,150 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 a Video Editor?

This industry has seen strong employment growth in recent years. There are currently 2,500 people employed as a Video Editor in Australia compared to 2,200 five years ago. Video Editors may find work across all regions of Australia, particularly larger towns and cities.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a Video Editor?

To become a Video Editor, consider enrolling in a Certificate IV in Digital Media Technology. This course will show you how to design, develop and use a range of digital media technologies. A Certificate IV in Information Technology or a Certificate IV in Digital and Interactive Games may also be appropriate.

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within video editing. Click on an occupation to learn more about the role and the qualifications that can help you get started in this industry.

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