Training FAQ

What class should I take?

To get started at Montgomery Community Media, you must first attend the Orientation class. It is designed to give community members a better understanding of Montgomery Community Media’s services. It is also the first step to any of the training paths for producers and technicians.

How much are classes?

It varies depending on the class. Please see individual class listing for exact pricing.

When are the classes held and how many sessions?

It varies depending on the class. Montgomery Community Media has both weekday and weekend classes. The weekday classes are in the evening and there are morning and afternoon classes on Saturday.

I already have a background in television production. Do I still need to take the classes?

Not necessarily. Some classes may be skipped by taking an equivalency exam.

Do I have to be a Montgomery County resident?

No, you do not need to be a Montgomery County resident take our classes. You do need to be a Montgomery County Resident to  produce content using MCM facilities and equipment.