Sound Technician

Sound Technicians operate audio equipment to record, enhance, mix and amplify sound in support of television, radio, film or video productions, or stage performances.

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    Overview

    Sound Technicians operate audio equipment to record, enhance, mix and amplify sound in support of television, radio, film or video productions, or stage performances.

    Day-to-day

    • sets up and adjusts equipment such as microphones, and operates sound mixing consoles and associated equipment to regulate volume and sound quality
    • selects and sets up television recording, editing and mixing equipment, and adjusts and monitors their operation.

    Considerations

    • Stressful

    To become a Sound Technician

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

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