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Virgin Media Television Professional Training for Live Studio Broadcasts

5 Sep 2022 — 16 Sep 2022

Virgin Media Television Professional Training for Live Studio Broadcasts

What is this course about?


This intensive 3-week course includes work placement in the fast paced studios of Virgin Media Television in Ballymount which will provide an opportunity to develop your own abilities and gain new, unique skills in multi-camera live studio production. You will collaborate with professionals of all levels to create a studio programme for any audience, broadcaster or platform.

The industry has seen a huge jump in multi-camera production. The course will be of interest to graduates and working professionals in film and media with an interest in TV production.

The course offers 12 places, with 3 places in each of the following areas: Studio Camera Lighting Operator; Sound Operator; Gallery Production Assistant; Vision-mixing.


Weeks 1 + 2 – 5th to 16th September 2022:

Learn from active practitioners and practice in industry standard facilities at the National Film School at IADT.

Attendance is required 5 days a week, full-time.

Week 3:

Work placement in Virgin Media Television (to be completed between September and December 2022).


What will I do on this course?


Learn how to produce and direct a studio television programme to Irish and European broadcast standard.

What you learn is built on three strands: Content Creation | Production Operations | Technical Competencies. These include the technical competencies required including audio, lighting, camera operation in a full professional HD broadcast gallery and related technical equipment.

The work placement in Virgin Media Television will be focussed on live studio production with hands on learning in a live gallery environment.

Future Careers


A variety of professional pathways exist in the audio-visual industries. You may want to work as online content providers in the broadcast media, advertisement agencies, production facilities, company in-house production facilities and indeed any group involved in the creation and distribution of audio-visual content, in a studio-based environment.

You will be able to incorporate your skills into your own production practices and in your future professional roles.

On successful completion of this course, you will receive a Certificate in Multi Camera Television from IADT.

You may also be interested in IADT’s MA in Broadcast Production.

What are the Entry Requirements?


This course is targeted at media professionals with 2+ years working in the industry. Entry requirements may include an undergraduate qualification of 2nd Class Honours or higher at Honours Degree level (Level 8).

Applicants without a Level 8 qualification can be considered provided they show detailed information of media and production experience in the application. This will be measured as Honours Degree equivalence verified through the RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) process.

How do I apply?


Please complete our IADT Application Form (please select course DL128)

Application deadline: Friday, 22nd July 2022 at 4pm.

Contact IADT


Please email any queries to Elena Somoza, IADT Creative Futures Academy Co-ordinator, at