CAMERA OPERATOR (FILM, TELEVISION OR VIDEO)-ANZSCO :399512

SKILL LEVEL 3

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ANZSCO 399512: CAMERA OPERATOR (FILM, TELEVISION OR VIDEO)


Major Group: 3 - Technicians and Trades Workers | Sub-Major Group: 39 - Other Technicians and Trades Workers | Minor Group: 399 - Miscellaneous Technicians and Trades Workers | Unit Group: 3995 - Performing Arts Technicians

Description: Sets up and operates cameras to photograph scenes for film, television or video productions.

Skill Level 3 : Occupations at Skill Level 3 have a level of skill commensurate with one of the following:

- NZ Register Level 4 qualification
- AQF Certificate IV or
- AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training.

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Specialisations
  • Focus Puller (Film)
Specialisation titles are any commonly used titles which refer to a subset of jobs belonging to the occupation designated in the principal title. These jobs involve the performance of specialised tasks rather than the broader range of tasks usually performed in the occupation.

UNIT GROUP 3995: PERFORMING ARTS TECHNICIANS


Description: Provide technical and other assistance for the production, recording and broadcasting of artistic performances.

Skill Level: Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

- In Australia:

AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

- In New Zealand:

NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks
  • 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
  • applying and retouching make up during shooting and performance, including special effects make up such as scars and wounds
  • designing and making musical instruments and instrument parts using specially selected materials and techniques similar to those used in cabinetmaking, metal pipe making, silversmithing and wood carving, and tuning and repairing musical instruments
  • setting up and adjusting equipment such as microphones, and operating sound mixing consoles and associated equipment to regulate volume and sound quality
  • selecting and setting up television recording, editing and mixing equipment, and adjusting and monitoring their operation
Other occupations in this Unit Group
  • 399511 - Broadcast Transmitter Operator
  • 399513 - Light Technician
  • 399514 - Make Up Artist
  • 399515 - Musical Instrument Maker or Repairer
  • 399516 - Sound Technician
  • 399517 - Television Equipment Operator
  • 399599 - Performing Arts Technicians nec