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Light Technician

Light Technicians position and control lighting equipment for film, television or video productions or stage performances.

Overview

Light Technicians position and control lighting equipment for film, television or video productions or stage performances.

Day-to-day

  • positions equipment, such as spotlights, floodlights and cables, and operates lights during filming, broadcasting and stage performances.

Occupation snapshot
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Moderate

To become a Light Technician

  • You can work as a Light Technician without formal qualifications, however, a course in audio visual studies, screen and media studies or electrical may be useful. Vocational Education and Training (VET) and university are both common study pathways.

    Find a Certificate in Live Production and Technical Services

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