Program Content: This program is designed to prepare students for initial employment as production assistants, audio/video equipment technicians, video/TV camera operators, video editors, and broadcast technicians. Students learn the latest techniques offered in the production of digital video activities including scriptwriting, lighting, audio, camera operation, electronic news gathering, field/studio production, and video editing.
Admissions (How to Apply):
1. Apply to MTC at https://manateetech.edu/apply-now/. Submit your application to access your “To-Do List.” You are not accepted into the program after applying, you must complete your do list.
2. Attend a Program Information Session. Call 941.751.7900 and follow the prompts for Information Sessions. Find the next available session on our Events Calendar here: https://www.manateetech.edu/events/
3. Complete your “To-Do List” at https://www.MTCdashboard.net.
Note: The Basic Skills Assessment must be taken within 6 weeks of your admit date unless exemption criteria have been documented per State Statute. For exemption information, see the Student Handbook located here: https://www.manateetech.edu/quick-docs/
Length of Program: 900 hours, approximately 7 months full-time to complete
Dual Enrollment Available: yes
Industry Certification: Program graduates are prepared to earn the Adobe Premiere Pro certification.
Articulation: May be available towards credits at Florida public colleges/universities. Speak with a Career Counselor for more information.
Possible Careers and Outlook:
27-4011.00 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians
27-4031.00 Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture
Estimated Total: $4,300*
*An additional fee for a uniform, books, supplies, and various materials is required. Fees for certifications and/or licensure may or may not be required. The price is for in-state tuition. For out-of-state tuition, speak with a Career Counselor for more information. MTC is not an I-20 institution. State Sales Tax calculated at the point of sale
Location: MTC Main Campus, 6305 State Road 70 East, Bradenton, FL 34203 | 941.751.7900
Start Date: August, January
Start Time: Day: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
For More Information: Contact Nicole Kirchberg, 941.751.7900 x 1161, Email