Audiovisual Apprentice ARTAV LIMITED

Art AV Ltd are seeking a hardworking Level 5 Audiovisual Apprentice to join their team. The candidate will work on video systems, IT related issues and Electronics.

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Closing date: 17 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,754.20 to £17,290.00

    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 09:00am to 5:00pm

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    21 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 5 (Higher national Diploma)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

We are currently looking for a Junior AV Technician – ideally someone with some form of commercial experience however we will consider someone that has a good head for Video Systems/I.T./Electronics.
The role of the Junior AV Technician will be a mobile and versatile technical support individual who will specify, install, test and de-install complex video and audio systems. Technical expertise along with excellent, organisational skills are required to handle the diverse array of projects. Assistance from a Senior AV Technician will be provided where appropriate. Primarily working from our offices but also spending periods of time in venues both in the UK and abroad.

  • Key Responsibilities:
  • Work on the specification and quoting of projects with the assistance of the Project Manager.
  • To work in a shift pattern as organised by the Project Manager and be on duty at weekends on
    occasion, when requested.
  • Ensuring equipment is accounted for on the computer rental system
  • To prepare, rig, lift/move, operate and de-rig equipment for events within our own premises and
    the client’s venue and be available on-site for ad hoc technical issues.
  • You will be a point of contact for clients on a day-to-day basis to ensure customer expectations
    and requirements are fulfilled.
  • Provide a high-quality technical service in terms of installations/de-rigs and client-facing
  • Assist with the load-ins/load-outs of equipment going into/coming out of venues.
  • Operate and provide routine maintenance of audio-visual equipment.
  • Cultivate relations with all contacts i.e. team members, partners and customers.
  • Use your initiative to fulfil any additional client requests and/or resolve any technical issues
    whilst on-site.
  • Attend meetings with the Project Manager as and when required to ensure that all delegated duties are carried out effectively and efficiently, meeting all deadlines and objectives.
  • To help other in-house operations as instructed by the Directors/Project Managers, if necessary.
  • You are to adhere to the Company’s and venue’s grooming standards at all times whilst at the
    customer’s venue.
  • Competence with H&S procedures and understanding the concept of risk assessments.

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

  • Day release at Middlesbrough College 
  • On and off-the-job training 
  • Level 3 Business Administration Apprentice 

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, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade C/4 or Above) Essential
A Level or equivalent Any Level 3 (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

ArtAV is a small, specialist, high-tech company providing audio-visual & lighting services/rental to the fine-art industry and large public events. We’re a motivated, friendly team and are looking for a like minded individual to join us.







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Apprenticeship standard

Audiovisual technician

Level 5 (Higher national Diploma)

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