Production Assistant Training Program


Would you like the opportunity to learn the skills to gain a position on a motion picture or television set? In Connecticut’s growing media industry, Production Assistants are one of the most sought-after positions in this exciting field. This course will train Production Assistants to work on the set as a Set Production Assistant and in the production offices as an Office Production Assistant. Skills include terminology, production organization and personnel, set etiquette and operations, radio communications, production office procedures, and understanding the various production forms including call sheets and production reports. Students will participate in mock training exercises. In addition, learn job search and interview techniques that will make resumes desirable to producers and production managers. Production assistants need to be passionate about film and television production. Prerequisites: High school diploma, proficiency in basic computer skills, good oral and written communication skills. A recommended prerequisite (but not required) is that the applicant has received and can demonstrate some formal training in production such as a class, industry certificate, etc.


Upcoming Courses for Summer 2024

Production Assistant Training | Fee: $499| CRN: 80650 | 6/24–6/27| Class will meet Monday Through Thursday from 8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. in Chapman Hall 610 | Instructors: Greg White



Registration is not guaranteed until payment is received or 3rd party payment is confirmed. 
Upon registration, you will receive an email from, and in that email, we will include instructions for payment.

Instructions for Making Payments Online

Please click here for step-by-step instructions on how to make payments online. These instructions work for both credit and non-credit (continuing education) courses.

Refund Policy

A full tuition refund can be made if you withdraw from your course at least one working day before the course start date. Once the course has started, refunds are only provided under special circumstances and require a written request to the Workforce Development  and Continuing Education Office. They are reviewed on a case-by-case basis. A refund is not guaranteed.


Contact Us

For more information about courses, programs, and services, contact us by phone or email.
Phone: 860-343-5865
Office Location: Snow Hall, Room 414


“During the past month, I have had a great experience with boot camp and found the program both insightful and invigorating. Professor Greg White provided valuable information and personal advice during each session and I really feel like I gained a lot from the program. Based on my experience with boot camp as well as the developments being made to the department, it is clear to me that you and your team have built an incredible opportunity for aspiring filmmakers in Connecticut and, as a native, that makes me even more proud to have been a part of it. Thank you again and, in name of paying it forward, I will be sure to suggest it to anyone I hear having this passion and looking for an outlet here in CT going forward.” —Shawn P., PA Training Program 2014 graduate