A Broadcast Transmitter Operator works on a control panel of live video production switcher.

Broadcast Transmitter Operator

Broadcast Transmitter Operators operate consoles to control radio or television broadcast transmitters.

Overview

Broadcast Transmitter Operators operate consoles to control radio or television broadcast transmitters.

Day-to-day

  • operates microwave equipment to transmit video information to transmitter sites and receive video signals from remote locations
  • maintains and repairs radio and television transmitters and associated equipment.

Considerations

  • requires driving.

Occupation snapshot
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Moderate
Apprenticeships may be available

To become a Broadcast Transmitter Operator

  • You can work as a Broadcast Transmitter Operator without formal qualifications if you are able to demonstrate your technical competency to employers. It is common for Broadcast Transmitter Operators to complete either a Vocational Education and Training (VET) or university course in broadcast technology, audio visual studies or screen and media studies.

    Find a Certificate III in Broadcast Technology

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