4 Semesters (2 Years)
Credential Awarded
Ontario College Diploma

About the Program

Note: You can also pursue the concurrent credential Broadcasting – Television program offered by Seneca and York University where you can earn a Seneca diploma and a Bachelor of Arts degree.

In this two-year diploma program, you will learn about concepts, audio and video production and how to produce creative and engaging video content from script writing through to a final audio mix and everything in between. The hands-on experience offered by expert professionals, combined with your interest in video production, will enable you to become proficient in creating professional content for a variety of different platforms.


Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Video editing 
  • Audio production
  • Television production 
  • Media writing
  • Camera operations
  • Production planning 
  • Production management  
  • Computer graphics for television

Work Experience

Field Placement

This program includes a valuable field placement that allows you to put your studies to practice in a professional broadcast setting. You'll be required to complete 100 hours of field placement before graduating from this program.

Your Career

When you graduate from this program, these are the types of career options that you can explore:

  • Television producer
  • Video producer
  • Programmer 

  • Production co-ordinator 

  • Production manager 

  • Camera operator 

  • Editor

  • Technical director 

  • Post-production audio mixer  

You may find yourself in television, cable, Internet, commercial, industrial and education production.


  • Canadian Media Educators (CME)
  • Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB)
  • Ontario Association of Broadcasters (OAB)
  • Corporate Television Association
  • Radio and Television News Directors Association (RTNDA)
  • Society of Motion Picture & Television Engineers (SMPTE)

Seneca is one of the few Avid-certified colleges in Ontario.

Student Works and Experiences

Success Story

Vilson Botelho

“Seneca’s RTVT program was a turning point in my career. It gave me a refreshing restart through a mix of hands-on activities, relevant knowledge and the opportunity to work with top-notch professors.”

Vilson Botelho
Broadcasting – Television

Read Vilson's success story