“Made in NY” PA (Production Assistant) training program

“Made in NY” PA (Production Assistant) training program

Brooklyn Workforce Inovations
Brooklyn Navy Yard Building 92 63 Flushing Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11205


Training covers the responsibilities of a production assistant in the film and television industry.

Format: 12-16 hrs/day x 5 weeks

Skills Taught

  • Carrying
  • Equipment & Supplies Purchasing
  • Lifting
  • Production Set Lockup
  • Running errands

Credentials Taught

  • N/A

Related Occupations

  • Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media

  • Available via: trainer, online, classes
  • Eligibility restrictions: At least 18 years old Have a valid Driver’s License (check out Brooklyn Workforce Innovation's New York Drives program if you do not have a license). Current New York City resident, living within one of the five boroughs of NYC and able to prove residency for at least six months Unemployed, low income or receiving public assistance, and come from a low-income background Legally eligible to work in the U.S Available full-time and able to attend training Monday through Friday: 7:30am-6pm Able to make a two-year commitment to working in the industry Available to work freelance, on-call 12/14+ hours per day in TV/Film production after graduation for at least 2 years. This work requires being outside in all kinds of weather, working day-to-day and project-to-project without benefits. Work schedule is rarely known in advance. Pay is $100-$1200/day.