How to become a Audiovisual Technician

Audiovisual technicians operate the equipment used in the development and delivery of audiovisual presentations.

Personal requirements of a Audiovisual Technician

  • Interested in electronic sound and vision production, and recording equipment
  • Enjoy communicating information
  • Normal eyesight and colour vision
  • Good technical ability

Education & Training for a Audiovisual Technician

You can work as an audiovisual technician without formal qualifications. You will probably get some informal training on the job. Entry to this occupation may be improved if you have qualifications. You may like to consider a VET qualification in live production and services or screen and media. As subjects and prerequisites can vary between institutions, you should contact your chosen institution for further information. You can also become an audiovisual technician through a traineeship in Live Production and Services. Entry requirements may vary, but employers generally require Year 10. For further details, visit www.gooduniversitiesguide.com.au.

Avg. weekly wage:

$982

Future growth:

strong growth

Employment by state:

ACT 1.5%

NSW 32.2%

NT 0.3%

QLD 14.5%

SA 4.4%

TAS 0.2%

VIC 34.9%

WA 11.9%

Hours worked:

40.3

Unemployment:

average

Gender split:

Male 74.6%

Female 25.4%

Education level:

Not completed Year 10: 0%

Not completed Year 12: 0%

Highest qualification is secondary school: 23.8%

Highest qualification is a Certificate 3 or 4: 7.9%

Highest qualification is a Diploma or Advanced Diploma: 43.7%

Highest qualification is a Bachelor degree: 24.6%

Highest qualification is a Postgraduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate: 0%

Age bracket:

Below 35 years: 53.7%

Above 35 years: 47.3%

*The data above is sourced from the Department of Employment’s Job Outlook website.




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