Advert for Location Scout Training Programme

The KZN Film Commission aims to enhance the economy by providing and encouraging opportunities
for persons, especially from disadvantaged communities to enter and participate in the film industry in
the province. In so doing, it aims to contribute to an enabling environment to job creation. The Industry
Skills Development (ISD) Programme under Marketing and Industry Development is designed to
develop skills in KwaZulu Natal focusing on previously disadvantaged filmmakers across the value chain
of film and television. The KZNFC is responding to the need for skills in LOCATION SCOUTING.

In Film or TV production, location scouting is finding places to shoot commercials, television shows, or
movies. A location scout searches for interior or exterior venues to serve as the setting for scenes
depicted in a script. Location scouting is an important part of the preproduction process.
The MICT SETA Accredited Skills Programme runs over three months face to face. The sessions are
compulsory for all qualifying participants. The training programme is at no cost to the selected
The training will take place at the Mthwalume TVET Campus in Ugu District under uMzumbe
Municipality. KZN.
• Applicants must be residents of the KwaZulu-Natal province and be South African citizens or
• Applicants must have a matric certificate
• Applicants must express an interest in Film and TV production especially scouting for
Please submit:

  1. A motivation (maximum 1 page) as to why you should be considered for the programme.
  2. Your CV, detailed profile of work experience.
  3. A copy of your Matric certificates and all qualifications post matric and a
  4. Certified copy of your ID.

Applications should also be emailed to
Closing date for applications: 23 November 2022
Correspondence will be limited to successful candidates.

For more information visit our website on or call our offices on (031) 003 9000.

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