Television Equipment Operator

Operates television equipment to record, edit, mix and prepare material for broadcast.
Training time 6 months - 2 years
Average pay $65,809
Employment prospects Poor
Employment size - No data available -

What does a Television Equipment Operator do?

  • operating microwave equipment to transmit video information to transmitter sites and receiving video signals from remote locations
  • maintaining and repairing radio and television transmitters and associated equipment
  • selecting and attaching equipment to cameras, positioning cameras, and following the action of scenes being photographed while adjusting controls
  • positioning equipment, such as spotlights, floodlights and cables, and operating lights during filming, broadcasting and stage performances
  • setting up and adjusting equipment such as microphones, and operating sound mixing consoles and associated equipment to regulate volume and sound quality


  • Vision Mixer

Related courses

Government-subsidised training is marked with this symbol
Certificate III in Screen and Media
Certificate IV in Live Production and Technical Services
Certificate IV in Screen and Media
Diploma of Screen and Media