Skills Video Camera Operator in Alberta

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "video camera operator" was moved from the group Film and video camera operators (NOC 5222) to the group Film and video camera operators (NOC 52110).

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a video camera operator in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Film and video camera operators (NOC 52110).

Tasks

  • Operate video recording equipment
  • Operate specialized camera
  • Adjust focus, exposure, lighting and other camera settings
  • Complete report sheets
  • Determine filming sequences, camera movements and picture composition
  • Label and record contents of exposed film
  • Select and set up camera equipment
  • Test, maintain and store equipment

Skills and knowledge

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.

    Skills

  • Analysis Help -
    • Projecting Outcomes
    • Researching and Investigating
    • Planning
    • Examining and Diagnosing
    • Analyzing Information
    • Inspecting and Testing
  • Communication Help -
    • Negotiating and Adjudicating
    • Liaising and Networking
    • Teaching and Training
    • Professional Communicating
    • Advising and Consulting
    • Promoting and Selling
    • Interviewing
  • Information Handling Help -
    • Managing Information
    • Processing Information
  • Creative Expression Help -
    • Designing
    • Writing
    • Performing and Entertaining
  • Working with Technological Equipment and Machinery Help -
    • Installing and Setting-Up Technical Infrastructure
    • Debugging and Reprogramming Technical Systems
    • Using Specialized Instrumentation and Equipment

    Knowledge

  • Social Sciences and Arts Help -
    • Languages (English and French)
    • Languages Foreign
    • Psychology
    • Sociology and Anthropology
    • Geography
    • Philosophy and Theology
    • History and Archaeology
    • Library and Heritage
    • Fine and Applied Arts
  • Communications and Transportation Help -
    • Communications and Media
    • Telecommunications
    • Transportation
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