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Theatre Technician Apprentice Brewhouse Theatre & Arts Centre

The Theatre apprentice will be line managed by the Technical Manager and fully trained in all aspects of live event production and delivery across a variety of disciplines.

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Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £172.00

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday with some weekend work, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    14 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    22 Dec 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001804261

  • Positions

    1 available

Job Description of the role:

  • Assist in the duties associated with the getting in, fitting up, running in and getting out of productions/events taking place in the theatre spaces
  • Assist with event management and operation
  • Under direction of the Technical Manager operate & set-up lighting equipment, sound equipment
  • Assist in the maintenance of technical equipment within the theatres as required
  • Assist in ensuring that all areas of the building are kept in a clean, tidy, and safe condition
  • Identify and undertake training and development as required, in order to meet personal and business needs
  • Adhere to all H&S requirements to ensure employees, visitors and performers are safe
  • Undertake any other reasonable duties to ensure the smooth running of the theatre Assist in any department-relevant administrative work required

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

You will need to be:

  • Able to use IT equipment and systems
  • A confident communicator
  • Be willing to work evenings and weekends
  • Complete all course work and attend college sessions
  • Knowledge of the theatre industry (preferred)
  • Have an understanding of technical lighting systems (preferred)
  • Have an understanding of sound systems (preferred)
  • Have an understanding of H&S requirements within the theatre industry (preferred)

Personal qualities

You will need to demonstrate:

  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Willingness to learn
  • Ability to receive instructions
  • Ability to undertake periods of sustained physical work
  • Able to follow organisational policies on safety and behaviour

Desired qualifications

You will need to have GCSE’s in the 4 to 9 (A* to C) range or equivalent for English and maths. The successful candidate will also need to complete an initial assessment, which will help us plan the appropriate support required to meet your individual needs.

Future prospects

  • Completion of your apprenticeship 

Things to consider

  • There will be evening and weekend work required
  • Transport if not living locally

About the employer

A receiving house for local and touring productions.

Employer

Brewhouse Theatre & Arts Centre

Address

Coal Orchard

Taunton

TA1 1JL

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Training

Training provider

Bridgwater & Taunton College

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bridgwater & Taunton College

Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard - Creative Venue Technician:

  • Level 3 Creative Venue Technician - Knowledge, Skills & Behaviours
  • Edexcel Level 2 Functional Skills English and Maths (exemptions apply)

The successful candidate will also need to complete a diagnostic assessment, which will help us plan the appropriate support required to meet your individual needs.

Apprenticeship standard

Creative venue technician

Level 3 (A level)


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