WSQ Compose, Frame and Track Image

SSG Course Ref No.: CRS-Q-0019452-CI / Funding Validity Period: 24 Nov 2016 - 30 Apr 2020


Understand the operations and limitations of the equipment framing and composing moving pictures for film, television or video. 



The course covers the understanding the operations and limitations of the equipment framing and composing moving pictures for film, television or video; empathising with production requirements and having an appreciation of the artistic and practical aspects of the production; coordinating with others in order to achieve the desired results; monitoring the technical and aesthetic quality of the image; understanding the different workflows of acquisition to delivery of the production; elevating and tracking a camera by the camera operator; interpreting the production's needs in order to provide safe movements of the camera mounting; assisting the cameraman in fitting the Steadicam harness and operating the Steadicam; laying a simple track for camera dollies; assessing the suitability of the surface that the track will be used on, and the type of track relative to the size and weights to be carried; and, assessing any risks and preventing any damage to surfaces or track. 


Learning Outcomes

  • Basic camera framing and movement aesthetics
  • Basic camera operation and maintenance
  • Basic technique for laying track and/or dollying
  • Application of basic lighting and audio techniques for moving shoots
  • Operating techniques to obtain the requested effect for shots, as per the needs of post- production
  • Acquisition in a production workflow, and how operation decisions made during production can affect post-production
  • Proper health and safety protocols for moving heavy equipment


Who Should Attend

Camera Operators, Camera Assistants, Directors of Photography, Dolly Grips, Steadicam Operators


(Duration) Date

(5 Days) 16 to 20 March 2020

Registration Closing Date: 24 February 2020



9:00am to 6:00pm


Fees (Inclusive of 7% GST)

Application Fee: S$53.50 -Waived-


Course Type: Category A

SSG Funding* (70%)

MCES or ETS Funding* (90%)

WTS Funding* (95%)

Full Course Fee S$3,600.00 S$3,600.00 S$3,600.00
SSG Funding (S$2,520.00) (S$2,520.00) (S$2,520.00)
Nett Course Fee S$1,080.00 S$1,080.00 S$1,080.00
7% GST S$75.60 S$75.60 S$75.60
Total Fee Payable S$1,155.60 S$1,155.60 S$1,155.60
Additional Funding (S$0.00) (S$720.00) (S$900.00)
Nett Fee Payable S$1,155.60 S$435.60 S$255.60

*SkillsFuture Funding (SSG Funding), Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES Funding), Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETS Funding), Workfare Training Support Scheme (WTS Funding) - Fundings from SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) are applicable to Singapore Citizens and/or Permanent Residents only. Terms and conditions apply. For more information on funding available, click here


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