Trainings

SCTV Certifications

Certifications & Workshop Info
Member who have completed the General Certification and the following quiz are able to work on set of productions for the various orgs.
Members who have completed Cameras 101 and the Cameras 101 quiz are allowed to checkout cameras and lenses.
Members who have completed Audio & Lighting 101 and the Audio & Lighting 101 Quiz are allowed to checkout lighting and audio gear.
In order to checkout other advanced equipment or become more familiar with editing you must take an Advanced Certification or Editing 101 Workshop

During the week, certifications and workshops can be reserved for the following times:

Monday: 9:20AM - 11:20AM
Monday: 1:05PM - 3:05PM

Tuesday: 9:50AM - 11:50AM
Tuesday: 1:05PM - 3:05PM

Wednesday: 10:40AM - 12:40PM
Wednesday: 2:00PM - 4PM

Thursday: 11:40AM - 1:40PM
Thursday: 3:05PM - 5:05 PM

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

Make a reservation for a certification here.

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.
General Certification
General Certification is the first certification taken by any SCTV member.
At this workshop, you will be taught how to handle gear (cameras, microphones, etc.) and conduct yourself on set, the various roles on set (from director and cinematographer to Production Assistant and grip).
Member who have completed the General Certification and the following quiz are able to work on set of productions for the various orgs.
General Certification takes 1.5 to 2 hours

If you have completed your General Certification please take this quiz:

General Certification Quiz
Cameras 101 Workshop
You can only take this workshop after taking General Certification.
Cameras 101 teaches you the basics of camera operation and cinematography. Special focus is paid to exposure and white balance.
Members who have completed Cameras 101 and the Cameras 101 quiz are allowed to checkout cameras and lenses.
The Cameras 101 workshop takes 1.5 to 2 hours

If you have completed your Camera 101 Workshop please take this quiz:

Cameras 101 Quiz
Audio & Lighting 101 Workshop
You can only take this workshop after taking a General Certification.
This workshop will teach you the basics of recording audio for video. How to get a clean recording and operate microphones and field recorders.
This workshop will also teach you the basics of lighting. Key concepts include, 3-point lighting, voltage and amperage.
Members who have completed Audio & Lighting 101 and the Audio & Lighting 101 Quiz are allowed to checkout lighting and audio gear.
The Audio & Lighting 101 workshop takes 1.5 to 2 hours
If you have completed the Audio & Lighting 101 Workshop please take this quiz:

Audio & Lighting Quiz

Audio Quiz

Lighting Quiz
Editing 101 Workshop
You do not need to be general certified to take this workshop
This workshop is to teach you the basics of film/news editing and file organization.
Members will have better a understanding of the Video HD system and the Adobe Suite
The Editing workshop takes 1 to 1.5 hours

Advanced Certifications
You can only take an advanced certification after taking a General Certification.
The following advanced certifications are offered: Crane, Flycam/SteadiCam, Tricaster, Livestream Kit, Content Review
Members will be able to check out the specific equipment after the certification
Advance Certifications vary, some take .5 hours, others can take up to 1.5 hours

Photography 101 Workshop
You do not need to be general certified to take this workshop
This workshop teaches basic photography skills and allows Student Media Members to checkout our 60DS and lenses.
Members will have better a understanding of the Cannon DSLRS and Adobe Photoshop.
The Photography workshop takes 1 to 1.5 hours

If you have completed your Photography 101 Workshop please take this quiz:

Photography101 Quiz