The Cameraman in the South African Police Service records
audiovisual material for the use by the Broadcast Productions
section of the South African Police Service. He/she provides the
video material for Pol TV (Police television) programmes He/she
manages the camera equipment and other state resources in a
responsible way before and after use to ensure the camera
equipment are maintained by the technical section to prolong
longevity of South African Police Service resources. The
Cameraman in the South African Police Service is also
responsible for effective communication between management and
members, the South African Police Service as a provider and the
public as the client, both in South Africa and internationally.
What are the minimum requirements to
become a Cameraman?
To become a Cameraman you must have a relevant tertiary
qualification with experience. You must also have extensive
knowledge of professional camera work in television production.
In-service training will be provided eg. Steady Camera
Operation and Basic Management Training.
Where can you be stationed?
A cameraman is usually stationed at Communication and Liaison
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