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Course Overview

Updated for 2019, this 2-day technical course provides an understanding of the technologies, vocabulary and techniques used in modern TV and broadcast systems and operations. The course is delivered in partnership with leading test equipment manufacturer Rohde & Schwarz at their UK office. Throughout the course, there will be plenty of opportunities to ask the expert instructor questions to help clarify understanding.

What You Will Learn
  • Describe the broadcast chain from camera to TV receiver

  • Describe the key signal types used in a TV broadcast system

  • Understand the use of test signals in a TV environment

  • Understand analogue and digital TV signals

  • Understand how timecode is used in a broadcast environment

  • Describe high-definition (HD) and standard-definition (SD) standards

Target Audience
  • Broadcast Engineers

  • Broadcast Technicians

This technical course is aimed primarily at technical staff working in a television environment that need to become familiar with the specific technologies used in this field.

Course Curriculum
  • The Broadcast Chain

  • TV and Broadcast Standards

  • Analogue and Digital Video

  • Analogue and Digital Audio

  • Testing Video Systems

  • Time Code Formats

Course Brochure

Need more information? Click here to download a detailed course brochure.


This is a technical course and an ability to assimilate and understand general technical concepts is essential. However, prior knowledge of television or broadcast technology is not required. If you are unsure about the technical level of the course, then either click here to complete the contact form or call our office on +44 (0)1962 920 123.

What’s Included?
  • Class tuition by industry expert with 30+ years of experience

  • Full-colour printed course notes including all presentation slides

  • Morning and afternoon refreshments and buffet lunches

  • High-quality printed Certificate of Attendance

Course Fee

£1125 + £225 VAT = £1350 GBP per person
Please note that UK VAT (value-added tax) is charged at 20%.

Course Dates

Course Code BR0404
Day 1 – Thursday 4 April 2019, Registration: 9:00-9:30 am, Start: 9:30 am, Finish: 5:00 pm
Day 2 – Friday 5 April 2019, Start: 9:00 am, Finish: 4:30 pm

Course Registration
Register for Course BR0404
Course Location

The course will be held in a modern, well-equipped conference room at Rohde & Schwarz UK
Rohde & Schwarz UK, Ancells Business Park, Fleet, Hampshire, GU51 2UZ, UK


Rohde & Schwarz UK, Ancells Business Park, Fleet, Hampshire, GU51 2UZ, UK

Travel by Car
Ample car parking is available at Rohde & Schwarz UK.

Travel by Train
The nearest railway station is Fleet, Station Approach, Fleet, Hampshire, GU51 3QY, UK.
Rohde & Schwarz UK is 15 mins walk from the railway station or a short taxi ride.

Travel by Air
Heathrow airport is 26 miles (42 km) and Gatwick airport is 48 miles (77 km) from Rohde & Schwarz UK. If you are travelling by air, then we can reserve a taxi for you. The driver will meet you at arrivals and transfer you either to your hotel or directly to the course venue. Please call our office on +44 (0)1962 920 123 or email us at enquiries@thetechnologyacademy.com if you require any travel assistance.


Please note that accommodation costs are not included in the course fees. Hotels and B&Bs can be found in the area including:

Premier Inn Fleet – distance from hotel to course venue=0.8 miles (1.2 km)
The Lismoyne Hotel – distance from hotel to course venue=1.7 miles (2.7 km)
The Elvetham Hotel – distance from hotel to course venue=3.6 miles (5.8 km)


A cancellation fee of 20% will apply for cancellations received 7-14 days before the start of a course. Cancellations received less than 7 days before are not refundable. Substitute delegates can be made any time before a course starts.

Registration Confirmation

Upon registering for a course online, confirmation will be emailed immediately followed by the Course Joining Instructions and an invoice/receipt within 1 working day. We strongly recommend that you do not make any firm travel and/or accommodation commitments until you receive final confirmation that the course will definitely go ahead. This is sent as soon as the minimum number of attendees has been reached to make the course viable and no later than 1 week before the scheduled course start date.

Terms & Conditions

We encourage you to read our full Terms and Conditions, which cover important issues like payment and cancellation policies.

Any Questions?

Please click here to complete the contact form or call our office on +44 (0)1962 920 123.

Delivered in partnership with leading test equipment manufacturer Rohde & Schwarz.