Film & Tv Production Operations

Course Specification

Course Title: National Diploma- Studio Work | Quality Assurance Council: QCTO- DHET

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.

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Course Schedule
  • Full-Time Study:  Monday to Friday (20hours per week)
  • Part-Time Study: Saturdays Only (4 Hours)
  • Full-Time Study: 10 months
  • Part-Time Study: 18 months

This Course is available in Johannesburg and Pretoria Campus

  • Team Works
  • Cinematography 101
  • Customer Care
  • TIme Management
  • Sound Designs 101
  • Film Business Studies
  • Media Law
  • Maths Literacy
  • Communications
  • Organise and manage information about film or television production activities according to specified requirements.
  • Determine film or television resource requirements for specific production processes.
  • Plan film or television production activities to meet given requirements.
  • Assess film or television production processes against given quality requirements.
  • Implement film or television production processes as directed within an area of specialization.
  • Control film or television operations according to specified business principles.
  • Grade 12 or an NQF level 3
  • Computer literacy
  • English language (spoken and written)

Learning Material

  • Text Books are included in the Tuition Fee


  • The course is presented but (not limited) on the latest version of “Logic Pro X” and “Cubase” Digital Audio Workstation Software.
  • In order to work remotely as well, it is recommended that students obtain their own licenses of the primary software platforms.
  • Registered students qualify for up to 50% student discount on software and hardware.
No Application Fee (Application for Feb 2019 Now Open)

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