ALERT The future growth information does not take account of the impact of COVID-19. If you are affected by COVID-19 there is a range of support available.

Production Assistants (Film, Television, Radio or Stage)

ANZSCO ID 599912

Overview

All Other Clerical & Administrative Workers

  • $1,383 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth

Production Assistants (Film, Television, Radio or Stage)

  • 1,200 workers Employment Size
  • Lower skill Skill level rating
  • 75% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 47 hours Average full-time
  • 29 years Average age
  • 63% female Gender Share

Production Assistants (Film, Television, Radio or Stage) provide technical, administrative and organisational support to producers or directors for film, television, radio or stage productions.

You can work as a Production Assistant (Film, Television, Radio or Stage) without formal qualifications, however, a course in audio visual studies, media and communications, theatre production or another related field may be useful. University and Vocational Education and Training (VET) are both common study pathways.

Tasks
  • Completes administrative, publicity and research work.
  • Works out shooting and rehearsal schedules.
  • Arranges production meetings.
  • Hires and books vehicles, accommodation, equipment and flights.
  • Sorts out any legal requirements in relation to venues.
  • Photocopies scripts, arranges voice-overs.
  • Organises contracts.
  • Deals with production enquiries from the public.
  • Labels and categorises tapes and sends them to the director and other relevant staff.
  • Carries out general administration tasks.

Prospects

Pathways

You can work as a Production Assistant (Film, Television, Radio or Stage) without formal qualifications, however, a course in audio visual studies, media and communications, theatre production or another related field may be useful. University and Vocational Education and Training (VET) are both common study pathways.

Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need. Visit

  • Course Seeker to search and compare higher education courses.
  • ComparED to compare undergraduate and postgraduate student experiences and outcomes.
  • My Skills to compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes.
  • AAPathways website to explore Property Services VET training pathways.

Skills & Knowledge

Employers look for Clerical and Administrative Workers who have good computer skills, can communicate clearly and can interact with a variety of people.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

Activities

These are kinds of activities workers regularly do in this job.

Work Environment

We're working on this content.

Filter Work Environment

Demands

The physical and social demands workers face most often are shown below.

Values

Work values are important to a person’s feeling of satisfaction. All six values are shown below.

Interests

Interests are the style or type of work we prefer to do. All interest areas are shown below.

All Other Clerical & Administrative Workers

  • $1,383 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth

Production Assistants (Film, Television, Radio or Stage)

  • 1,200 workers Employment Size
  • Lower skill Skill level rating
  • 75% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 47 hours Average full-time
  • 29 years Average age
  • 63% female Gender Share

Production Assistants (Film, Television, Radio or Stage) provide technical, administrative and organisational support to producers or directors for film, television, radio or stage productions.

You can work as a Production Assistant (Film, Television, Radio or Stage) without formal qualifications, however, a course in audio visual studies, media and communications, theatre production or another related field may be useful. University and Vocational Education and Training (VET) are both common study pathways.

Tasks
  • Completes administrative, publicity and research work.
  • Works out shooting and rehearsal schedules.
  • Arranges production meetings.
  • Hires and books vehicles, accommodation, equipment and flights.
  • Sorts out any legal requirements in relation to venues.
  • Photocopies scripts, arranges voice-overs.
  • Organises contracts.
  • Deals with production enquiries from the public.
  • Labels and categorises tapes and sends them to the director and other relevant staff.
  • Carries out general administration tasks.

You can work as a Production Assistant (Film, Television, Radio or Stage) without formal qualifications, however, a course in audio visual studies, media and communications, theatre production or another related field may be useful. University and Vocational Education and Training (VET) are both common study pathways.

Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need. Visit

  • Course Seeker to search and compare higher education courses.
  • ComparED to compare undergraduate and postgraduate student experiences and outcomes.
  • My Skills to compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes.
  • AAPathways website to explore Property Services VET training pathways.

Employers look for Clerical and Administrative Workers who have good computer skills, can communicate clearly and can interact with a variety of people.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

Activities

These are kinds of activities workers regularly do in this job.

We're working on this content.

Filter Work Environment

Demands

The physical and social demands workers face most often are shown below.

Values

Work values are important to a person’s feeling of satisfaction. All six values are shown below.

Interests

Interests are the style or type of work we prefer to do. All interest areas are shown below.

go to top