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Television Production Technology

NEXT CLASS BEGINS January 16, 2018 (Click Here for more information)


Program Description:
Prepare for entry-level positions within Television Production Technology by developing proficiency in lighting, camera, audio, and non-linear editing using Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere Pro.  Master techniques of Television Production from directing to producing, from creating graphics to preventative maintenance;  our TV training program will teach you what you need to enter the world of Television Production.  The Television Production Technology program offers students the opportunity to develop skills necessary for initial employment in the television industry.  The TV training program provides competency-based instruction and specialized practical laboratory experiences enabling students to become proficient in the use of the camera and camera operations, audio and video control, lighting techniques, picture analysis, non-linear editing, graphics and control room/station operations.

Television Production Technology activities include the use of broadcast cameras both SD & HD, advanced set/stage design, audio and video methods, scripting, videotaping and directing/producing.  Television Production Technology students also receive basic computer-literacy training (Macintosh format), use studio and remote television cameras, electronic news gathering (ENG) and electronic field production (EFP) equipment.

Students enter this full-time program three times a year (Jan, June, August).  Upon successful completion of the program competencies, BECON curriculum-related Internship program and mastery of basic skills requirements, a Post-secondary Certificate of Completion is issued.

Students who complete the Television Production Technology program emerge as broadcast technicians with a wide range of skills enabling them to move into entry-level positions at TV stations, production companies, cable systems, corporate video houses or to pursue self-employment opportunities.

Program Information:

 RTT0514 Studio Assistant 450 Hours
RTT0516 Studio Technician 450 Hours
RTT0109 Television Production Operations 300 Hours

Admissions Requirements:

  • Schedule the Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE) or provide official documentation for a TABE Exemption to your program counselor.
  • Schedule an appointment with your program counselor for TABE results and/or a program specific orientation.
  • Register for classes during open enrollment.  Please be advised that registration runs on a first come, first served basis.

Program Hours and Schedule:
1200 Hours/12 Months/ Hybrid
Full-time Day:
Monday-Friday  7:45 am – 1:15 pm, Class
Monday-Friday  1:15 pm – 2:15 pm, Online

Students enrolled in distant and/or hybrid courses should have daily access to a computer with internet and must have a valid e-mail address that they check daily.  Additionally, student should have all necessary hardware and software components required by their technology program or adult education course.

Industry Certification and Licensure:
Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Premiere Pro

Employment Opportunities:

  • Studio Technician
  • Lighting Technician
  • Camera Operator
  • Editor
  • Audio Operator
  • Teleprompter Operator
  • Floor Manager


For information about national and program accreditation, please contact the institution.

Program Costs:

Florida Resident Tuition/Registration Fees $5,285.00
Out of State Tuition.Registration Fees $19.145.00
Books/Supplies $147.00
Industry Certification & Licensure Exam Included
Total Program Cost (Florida Resident) $5,432.00
Total Program Cost (Out of State) $19,292.00


Fees are based on the number of class days according to the Broward County Public Schools’ calendar.  Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice.

For additional information, please contact the Office of Admissions at (754) 321-5700.

Counselor for Television Production
Franzie Williams
(754) 321-5732

Click Here to download a PDF brochure for complete information including costs.

Click below for Gainful Employment Information on Television Production