Audio Visual Technician Apprentice KING'S COLLEGE LONDON

We are looking for self-motivated individuals with a keen interest in audio and video technology and good customer service skills to join our AV Solutions team. AV Solutions is a relatively small team as such is very much a collaborative environment.

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Closing date: 01 Sep 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Days and shifts to be confirmed. Out of hours work may be required to support events and other activities.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    27 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    10 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 5 (Higher national Diploma)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The job holder is responsible for designing schematics for complex Audio-Visual systems.

The Job holder shall be capable of manage simple and/or routine designs without supervision.

Key responsibilities:

  • Produce high quality design of complex Audio-Visual systems as instructed by senior members of the team in CAD
  • Surveying rooms and AV systems with the objective of categorising their suitability for teaching
  • You will be evaluating Acoustics, lighting, and technology of the spaces
  • Assist senior staff with witness testing and handover of installations
  • As a member of the research and development solutions team, dealing with new technologies and complex new systems is likely; as such, good analytical and logical thinking are a must

Other tasks include:

  • Optimisation of live audio-visual services and systems, e.g. DSP functional design, Control Systems interfaces (Crestron), application control
  • Contribute and support to the development and maintenance of the AV Standard

The above list of responsibilities may not be exhaustive, and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks and responsibilities as may reasonably be expected within the scope and grading of the post.

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

  • Audiovisual Technician Level 5 Apprenticeship Standard
  • On and off the job training
  • Day release at College/Training Provider

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, Logical, English - Written/Spoken, Interest in Design and AV


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

Founded within the tradition of the Church of England by the Duke of Wellington and King George IV, who granted our royal charter in 1829, King's has a proud history of inspiring and supporting those who seek to solve the world's most pressing problems.







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Apprenticeship standard

Audiovisual technician

Level 5 (Higher national Diploma)

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