The video technician repairs and maintains various audio and
visual equipment including televisions, video machines, video
cameras as well as editing equipment. They also give technical
assistance with studio recordings.
Skills such as technical, problem solving, the ability to
work under pressure, the ability to do research and to perform
routine tasks are necessary in this career.
What are the minimum requirements to
become a Video Technician?
To start your career as a Video Technician you must have
completed grade 12 at a technical school with relevant subjects
such as Electronics, Mathematics and Science.
The video technician can further his or her studies in a
National Technical Diploma at an Engineering College.
Where can you be stationed?
Video technicians in the South African Police Service are
stationed at Publications and Audiovisual Media, Communication
and Liaison Services.
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