Job requirements Production Technician - Motion Pictures, Broadcasting And Performing Arts in Alberta
Find out what you typically need to work as a production technician - motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts in Alberta. These requirements are applicable to all Other technical and co-ordinating occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting and the performing arts (NOC 52119).
This is what you typically need for the job.
- For most occupations in this unit group, completion of a college or university program in broadcasting, theatre arts or a related field and several years of experience in a related support or assisting occupation in motion pictures, broadcasting or the performing arts are required.
- Floor managers require a portfolio of work.
- Make-up artists working in motion pictures, broadcasting and the performing arts may require a training program.
- Creative ability, as demonstrated by a portfolio of work, is required for make-up artists.
- For gaffers, lighting technicians, key grips and other stage technicians, completion of a college program or other specialized training program in technical production for theatre is required.
- Membership in a related union may be required.
Professional certification and licensingAlberta
If this occupation is regulated, you may need to get a professional license from a regulatory authority before you can start working. Licensing can be compulsory or voluntary, depending on the occupation.
- If the licence is compulsory, you must be certified before you can practise the occupation and use the professional designation.
- If the licence is voluntary, you don’t need to be certified to practise this occupation.
Find out if this occupation is regulated and contact the regulatory authority to learn about the certification process.
Do you want to work in another province or territory?
If you are already certified to work in a regulated occupation in your province or territory, it will be easier for you to have your certification recognized in another province or territory. See the Workers Mobility's website to learn more.
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