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: 25 Jun 2024

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

    30 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    26 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 5 (Higher national Diploma)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • 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.

The training you will be getting

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

What to expect at the end of your 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


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

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Audiovisual technician

Level 5 (Higher national Diploma)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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