Study a Career in Film & Television Production

Film and Television Operations

Course Title: Film and Television Production | National Certificate: (NQF 5) | Duration: 1year (12 Months) | Qualification ID: 58394 | Quality Assurance Council: MICT SETA


The purpose of the qualification is to ensure specialist competence in all the disciplines related to film and television production, including camera, lighting, vision control, vision mixing, editing, recording, sound and captioning competence, with the elective component allowing for this specialisation.
Although qualifying learners are not able to make creative choices, they are capable of working under direction, and to specification, making suggestions to those with creative decision making powers.

Exit Level outcomes

  1. Organise and manage information about film or television production activities according to specified requirements.
  2. Determine film or television resource requirements for specific production processes.
  3. Plan film or television production activities to meet given requirements.
  4. Assess film or television production processes against given quality requirements.
  5. Implement film or television production processes as directed within an area of specialization.
  6. Control film or television operations according to specified business principles.


in the course of the Learning Programme , you will be required to write Formative & Summative tests.

Course Requirement

Matric/Grade 12/NQF Level 4 Related Qualification, Mathematics & English at NQF Level 4, Entrance Exam, and Visual Portfolio.

Course Duration

1 Year

Study Days

Study Days Classes are scheduled 5 days per week (Full Time),and Saturday for Part-time Classes

Job Opportunities

  • 2nd or 3rd Assistant Director
  • Production Manager
  • Production Assistant
  • Production Coordinator
  • Script-writer
  • Cameraman or woman
  • Camera Assistant
  • Focus Puller
  • Boom Operator
  • VT Operator
  • Lighting Assistance
  • Editor
  • Continuity
  • Logger/ Digitiser


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