Profession audio-visual technician
Audio-visual technicians set up, operate and maintain equipment to record and edit images and sound for radio and television broadcasts, at live events and for telecommunication signals.
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- Realistic / Investigative
- Realistic / Conventional
- Realistic / Artistic
- Audiovisual products
The different types of audiovisual products and their requirements, such as documentaries, low budget movies, television series, records, CDs, and others.
- Audiovisual equipment
The characteristics and usage of different tools that stimulate the sight and audio senses.
- Operate video equipment
Ability to use various types of video equipment.
- Maintain audiovisual equipment
Perform routine maintenance tasks on audiovisual equipment as well as minor repairs, such as replacing parts and calibrating the instruments, on equipment used in processing sound and images.
- Maintain electronic equipment
Check and repair electronic equipment. Detect malfunction, locate faults and take measures to prevent damage.
- Transfer uncut audiovisual material to computer
Transfer uncut audiovisual materials to a computer, synchronise them and store them.
- Operate audio equipment
Apply technologies for re-creation or recording of sounds, such as speaking, sound of instruments in electrical or mechanical form.
- Adapt to type of media
Adapt to different types of media such as television, movies, commercials, and others. Adapt work to type of media, scale of production, budget, genres within type of media, and others.
- Plan audiovisual recording
Plan audio-visual recordings.
- Maintain electrical equipment
Test electrical equipment for malfunctions. Take safety measures, company guidelines, and legislation concerning electrical equipment into account. Clean, repair and replace parts and connections as required.
- Apply health and safety standards
Adhere to standards of hygiene and safety established by respective authorities.
Optional knowledge and skillsoperate sound live set up audiovisual peripheral equipment manage sound quality edit recorded sound cinematography set up cameras assess sound quality assess power needs create moving images coordinate activities in audio recording studio audio editing software operate a camera use audio reproduction software acoustics photography set up sound equipment calibrate electronic instruments determine visual concepts operate remote broadcast equipment
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