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  NOC 5224 – Broadcast technicians

To apply under NOC-5224 National Occupation Classification you must follow the roles and responsibilities of Broadcast technicians.

Required roles and responsibilities:-

Broadcast technicians perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Monitor broadcast quality of live and taped radio and television programs
  • Operate and monitor radio and television broadcasting systems to broadcast, receive signals and to regulate clarity and range of sounds and colours of recordings or broadcasts
  • Operate broadcast equipment to produce audio and video streaming broadcasts for the Internet
  • Make emergency repairs to equipment and substitute programs in case of signal failure
  • Maintain, install and troubleshoot a wide variety of broadcast hardware and software
  • Set up and operate consoles to pick up and select feed sources from different locations and to air radio or television programs and commercials
  • May supervise other broadcast technicians.

You can also see the required titles to apply as a Broadcast technicians. 

NOC 5224 – Broadcast technicians: example titles.

  • broadcast field technician
  • broadcast maintenance technician
  • broadcast technician
  • broadcast transmitter operator
  • broadcasting control operator
  • broadcasting engineer
  • broadcasting switcher
  • broadcasting technician
  • broadcasting transmitter operator
  • control operator, broadcasting
  • control operator, transmission studio
  • control operator, video transmission studio
  • control room technician – broadcasting
  • master control room (MCR) equipment operator – broadcasting
  • master control room (MCR) technician – broadcasting
  • MCR (master control room) equipment operator
  • MCR (master control room) technician – broadcasting
  • mobile broadcasting equipment installer
  • mobile broadcasting equipment operator
  • mobile radio broadcasting supervisor
  • operator, broadcast transmitter
  • operator, broadcasting control
  • operator, broadcasting transmitter
  • operator, master control room (MCR) equipment – broadcasting
  • operator, mobile broadcasting equipment
  • operator, transmission control studio
  • operator, video transmission control studio
  • production switcher
  • regional transmitter technician
  • short-wave receiving station technician
  • supervisor, mobile radio broadcasting
  • supervisor, radio broadcasting equipment operators
  • supervisor, television broadcasting equipment operators
  • switcher, broadcasting
  • switcher, production
  • technician, regional transmitter
  • technician, short-wave receiving station
  • television switcher
  • transmission operator
  • transmission studio control operator
  • transmitter operator
  • transmitting operator
  • video control operator
  • video transmission operator
  • video transmission studio control operator

Employment Requirements

  • Completion of a college program in broadcast technology or electronics is usually required.
  • Senior and supervisory positions in this unit group require experience.


  • Audio and video recording technicians (5225)
  • Film and video camera operators (5222)
  • Other technical and co-ordinating occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting and the performing arts (5226)

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