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Audio Visual Technician Apprentice ABSOLUTE AUDIO VISUAL SOLUTIONS LTD

Absolute Audio-Visual Solutions are seeking a hardworking, enthusiastic Audio-visual apprentice to join their team. The successful candidate will gain a Level 5 Audio-Visual Technician Apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 31 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Day and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    27 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    06 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 5 (Higher national Diploma)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Technical Support across all Audio-Visual Disciplines
  • Onsite support for projects of all sizes, including Technical Set-up, Client liaison, Rehearsals & Show operation, De-Rig
  • Dealing directly with the Client and being a central point of contact
  • Assist in planning and pre-event testing (where required) of full AV systems
  • Preparation of equipment prior to despatch
  • Checking of equipment on return from rental
  • Delivery and collection of equipment
  • Assisting with Management of rental stock
  • Identifying equipment shortages and reporting to the warehouse manager
  • Loading and Unloading of vehicles
  • Maintenance and servicing of company equipment
  • Covering quick turnarounds – evenings and weekends as and when required

This is not exhaustive and is in no particular order, but gives a clear example of the role

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • On and off the job training
  • Level 5 Audio-Visual Technician Apprenticeship Standard
  • Day release at Middlesbrough College/Training Centre

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Depending on the circumstances of the business upon completion of the apprenticeship programme there could be a potential position of employment available

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Analytical skills, Logical


A Level or equivalent ICT/Related subject (Grade Pass) Essential

Things to consider

This vacancy is to start immediately therefore you must be available to start before applying. The closing date, interview date and start date are subject to change. This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment. Individuals are able to undertake an apprenticeship at a higher level than a qualification they currently hold, including any previously completed apprenticeships. Individuals can also undertake an apprenticeship at the same level, or lower level than a qualification they already hold as long as the new apprenticeship allows for new skills to be acquired and the content of the training is materially different from any previous qualification or apprenticeship. Northern Skills will check candidates' eligibility prior to any interviews. Please be aware that as Northern Skills provide a recruitment matching service, we will also consider you for roles which pay the Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage.

About the employer

Absolute Audio Visual Solutions Ltd. is a leading audio visual technical solutions company that has been operating since 2006 and is based near Cambridge. We’re ideally located to operate nationally and internationally. We offer permanent audio visual solutions from concept through to install and sign off as well as equipment hire and full technical event production solutions. We have a track record of delivering great results and we are a ‘solutions’ company – it’s in the name for a reason. We aim to take your problems away by making it easy for you to work with us and will give you the information you need to make informed decisions.




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Apprenticeship standard

Audiovisual technician

Level 5 (Higher national Diploma)

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