It is in Broadcast Engineering where innovation and precision unite in transmissions.

Why Choose the Certificate in Broadcast Engineering programme?

The acquisition of knowledge and skills will empower you to respond to challenges in the broadcasting environment and the changing world of work where the Broadcast Technician is an essential extension of the Engineering field. Students emerge equipped with the technical acumen and know-how to navigate the spectrum of broadcasting.

Course Information

You may enter the Certificate Programme with the following:
  • National Senior Certificate, NQF Level 4 granting access to Higher Certificate studies
  • Senior Certificate, NQF Level 4
  • National Certificate Vocational, NQF Level 4 granting access to Higher Certificate studies

On completion, learners will receive a Certificate in Broadcast Engineering. Certificates are issued and verified by the Media, Information and Communication Technologies Sector Education and Training Authority (MICTSETA).

  • Broadcast Engineer – Pay Estimate: +/- R100 000 to R350 000 a year
  • Audio Recording Engineer – Pay Estimate: +/- R366 000 to R550 000 a year
  • Audio-Visual Production Specialist – Pay Estimate: +/- R144 000 to R290 000 a year
  • Apply the essential methods, processes and techniques to install broadcast equipment and manage the work according to a plan.
  • Conduct complex broadcast measurements, analyse information and draw conclusions using a range of devices and applying it in a variety of contexts.
  • Operate complex broadcast equipment to support clients and test equipment performance.
  • Diagnose, analyse and solve diverse broadcast engineering problems creatively and innovatively using appropriate techniques.
  • Apply the essential methods, processes and techniques to maintain, fault-find and repair broadcast equipment.
  • Work with and support colleagues and clients using effective communication techniques.
Contact a career consultant on campus or online, who will take you through the affordable Certificate in Broadcast Engineering pricing structure and explain our flexible payment options.

Customised study materials which meet the programme outcomes can be accessed from the Learner Management System, Moodle. A prescribed book list is available from the academic manager at the start of the programme, although the study guide available on Moodle will sufficiently cover the exam requirements.

Moodle is an online platform, where registered students receive their study materials and other online support material with zero data costs.
  • Explore engaging online content, crafted by subject matter experts.
  • Access to customised academic repository with assignments, videos and PowerPoint lessons.
  • 24-hour access.

Once you have achieved the Certificate in Broadcast Engineering professional training at BCT, you may progress to other programmes offered by the college or you may earn credits from public tertiary education institutions, subject to its admission requirements.

Refer to the SAQA fact sheet for more options to study further.

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