Name of qualification Name of qualification: Asistent/ka snemalca/keAdd to comparison
Translated title (no legal status) Translated title: Assistant Cameraman
Type of qualification Type of qualification: National vocational qualification, SQF level 5
Category of qualification Category of qualification: Vocational Qualification
Admission requirements Entry conditions:
  • The minimum requirement is completed vocational upper-secondary education and two years’ work experience as assistant cameraman.
ISCED field Field:
Arts and humanities
ISCED subfield subfield: audio-visual techniques and media production
Qualification level

SQF Level: SQF 5
EQF Level: EQF 4

Learning outcomes:

The candidates will be able to:

  • Plan and organise their work in a team with co-workers,
  • Communicate and establish a cooperative relationship with colleagues,
  • Use state-of-the-art information-communication technology,
  • Perform the work in accordance with the regulations of occupational health and safety, fire safety and protection of the environment,
  • Develop entrepreneurial traits, skills and behaviour, and ensure their own professional development,
  • Use (video) recording technology and equipment,
  • Prepare AV-telecommunications equipment in preproduction,
  • Participate and assist in recording works in production.


Verification and assessment are carried out by committees for the verification and validation of national vocational qualifications, appointed by the National Examination Centre (NEC). Committee members must be licensed by the National Examination Centre. Licences may be found here.

Assesment and completion:


During the guidance process the candidate prepares a portfolio, which is evaluated by a committee. If the candidate has submitted authentic, valid and relevant proof of knowledge, skills and competences from the operational standard, the committee may:

  • validate the contents of the occupational standard in full,
  • validate the contents of the occupational standard in part and define the knowledge, skills and competence to be verified,
  • refuse to validate any of the contents of the occupational standard because the candidate has not provided proof of any of the knowledge, skills and competences under the occupational standard, in which case it will verify the occupational standard in full.


In order to be tested, the candidates submit and defend a professional assignment, in which they describe and support the various elements of an assistant cameraman’s job. Attached to the professional assignment is an AV project in which the candidate participated, in appropriate format and carrier (DVD, USB, electronic portal, etc.). The professional assignment includes:

  • The explanation of the choice of (video) recording and telecommunications equipment,
  • Rules on occupational health and safety on the job, as well as fire protection precautions;
  • The candidate’s contribution to the visualisation of the relevant AV project.

Conditions for obtaining a public document:

Candidates demonstrate attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.

Awarding body:

Providers of procedures for identifying and validating national vocational qualifications are entered in a register of providers maintained in the relevant collection of the National Reference Point for Occupational Qualifications. Providers include: vocational schools, companies, inter-company training centres, adult education centres, chambers of commerce, etc.


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