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Television Production Technology

NEXT CLASS BEGINS August 19, 2020 (Click Here for more information)

Program Description
McFatter’s Television Production Technology program is the most comprehensive training for the industry in South Florida. Curriculum includes everything needed in the video production industry: studio camera, jib camera and remote camera operation, sound mixing and recording, studio and remote lighting techniques, scripting, set and scenery design, teleprompting, technical directing, producing, and video editing.


Students edit using Adobe Premiere and Final Cut Pro, and are taught video compositing techniques in After Effects and Photoshop. In addition to these core components, students also learn things not commonly taught at other video training facilities, such as preventive maintenance and video monitoring. As part of their training, students participate in Broward County Public School’s television station, where they get hands-on experience. Students don’t come to McFatter TV Production to get the training they want…they come to get the training they need.



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


Program Hours and Schedule

1200 Hours | 12 Months | Hybrid*
Class: Monday – Friday, 7:45am – 1:15pm
Online: Monday – Friday, 1:15pm – 2:15pm


This program is offered three times a year in August, January and June.


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


Program Costs 

Florida Resident Tuition $3,360
Out of State Tuition $13,440
Registration, Activity, Lab, Test, Insurance and Trust Fees $615
Books/Supplies $136
Industry Certification Costs Included Included
Florida Resident Total $4,111
Out of State Total $14,191

Prices are subject to change without notice.


Fees listed are based on the number of class days according to the Broward County Public Schools’ calendar.


Industry Certification and Licensure
Adobe Certified Associate (ACA)
• Premiere Pro
• Studio Technician
• Floor Manager


Employment Opportunities
•Lighting Technician
•Camera Operator
•Audio Operator
•Teleprompter Operator


Admission Requirements

• Schedule the Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE) ($15) 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.



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


Program Counselor
Meghan Emerson, Certified School Counselor
[email protected]


For information about national and program accreditation, please contact the