Certifications and Workshops

Three core SCTV Certifications are available for members: 

General & Camera, Audio, and Lighting.

Advanced Certifications are available upon request for specific pieces of equipment.

Members who have completed the General & Camera Certification and passed General & Camera Certification Quiz are able to work on the set of productions and checkout SCTV cameras.

Members who have completed Audio Certification and the Audio Certification Quiz are allowed to checkout SCTV audio gear.

Members who have completed Lighting Certification and the Lighting Certification Quiz are allowed to checkout SCTV lighting and grip gear.

SCTV also offers Advanced Certifications for the Flycam, Steadicam, Tricaster, GoPro Omni, Rhino Slider, and Crane.

During Weeks 2 – 3 of each quarter, Certifications will be held at Bootcamps during the weekends.

Fill out a reservation form located below and you will receive an email within one business day with a confirmation of your time.

Equipment Bootcamp Reservation Form. 

During Weeks 3 – 7, Certifications will be available per request during office hours

Fill out a reservation form located below and you will receive an email within one business day with a confirmation of your time.

Week 3 – 7 Certification Reservation Form. 

At the end of every certification, members must take and pass the appropriate quiz.

Certifications last until the end of that academic year. At the beginning of the following academic year, previously certified members only need to retake and pass the quizzes of their past certifications to renew.

SCTV Certifications:

General & Camera Certification is the first certification taken by any SCTV member. At this workshop, you will be taught the SCTV Equipment Guidelines, how to use the Canon C100, and how to conduct yourself on set. Members who complete General and Cameras Certification are able checkout SCTV cameras and be on set. After the Certification or if you have taken one in a previous academic year, take the corresponding quiz here:

General & Camera Certification Quiz 

After the quiz, make sure to fill out our corresponding feedback form here:

General & Camera Certification Feedback 

At this workshop, you will be taught how to get clean recordings with the H5 and various types of microphones. Members who complete Audio Certification are able checkout SCTV audio gear.

Please complete the Audio quiz here

At this workshop, you will learn the basics of lighting and safe set practices. Key concepts include 3-point lighting, voltage, amperage, and gaffing. Members who complete Lighting Certification will be able to checkout SCTV lighting gear.

Please complete the Lighting quiz here

At this workshop you will learn the basics of editing in Adobe Premiere Pro, in addition to working with multiple types of footage, basic color correction and VFX, and other Premiere techniques.

RSVP for an Editing Certification 

1) Editing 101 Quiz 
2) Editing 101 Feedback

At this workshop, you will be taught the basics of photography. Members who complete Photography Certification will be able to checkout SCTV camera gear.

Please complete the Photography Quiz Here

SCTV offers advanced certifications for the Steadicam, Flycam, Tricaster, GoPro Omni, and Crane.

Completing an advanced certification allows members to check out the specified equipment.

Email sctvequipment@gmail.com for an advanced certification request, or keep an eye out for an advanced certification throughout the year!

If you are interested in learning something that we currently don’t teach, feel free to request it in the following form, we’d love to hear from you!

Click here to fill out the form!