Live Event Technician Apprentice 4WALL ENTERTAINMENT UK LIMITED

We are seeking a Live Event Technician apprentice to join our Apprenticeship Programme. An opportunity for somebody looking to kickstart a career within the AV industry. Working with some of the best global brands. The role involves assisting with the set up, operation, and breakdown of equipment. Assisting in projects from concept to delivery.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £23,774.00

    £11.43 per hour (£23,774.00 per annum) - Paid monthly

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 8.30am - 5.30pm. The ability and willingness to travel and facilitate overtime including early mornings, late evenings and weekend work is essential.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    27 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    20 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000251363

  • Positions

    3 available

What you will do in your working day

We are looking for a Live Event Technician Apprentice to join our team, you will have the opportunity to work with the latest technology, and the space to grow and develop within the role.

Travelling worldwide and working with some of the best global brands around, you will be responsible for assisting with the delivery, installation, operation, and maintenance of equipment used in live events, retail, permanent install, exhibition, and studio environments.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with the set up, operation, and breakdown of equipment pertaining to an event
  • Assisting in the execution of specific projects from concept to delivery, when required
  • Working as part of a team, providing assistance to other Technicians as necessary
  • Learn to identify, report and if appropriate, resolve equipment malfunction
  • Pulling and prepping equipment for jobs
  • Assisting in the loading and unloading of vans/trucks
  • Ensuring accurate completion of paperwork
  • Following safe working practices and maintaining health and safety standards to ensure that you, your co-workers, clients, and members of the public are kept safe
  • Assist with warehouse duties, including maintenance, when required
  • Attending and participating in training as required
  • Any other reasonable ad hoc duties as required

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Creative Industries Production Technician Apprenticeship Standard
  • You will be completing your apprenticeship alongside Access Creative College
  • Functional Skills in maths and English, if required 
  • You will commit to a minimum of 6 hours of training per week
  • Your training will be blended, between online, onsite with the employer and occasionally onsite with Access Creative College

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • This apprenticeship is a great foundation to kick start a career in the live events industry and there are a wide range of avenues this apprenticeship could lead to
  • Typical career paths include Senior AV Technician, Technical Manager or Technical Project Manager
  • You may wish to specialise in one area such as lighting or server operation
  • Other avenues include events management, sales and account management

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4 and above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4 and above) Desired

Things to consider

The ability and willingness to travel is essential as we deliver jobs world wide. The ability to faciliate regular overtime and/or working outside what is considered to be 'normal' working hours. This is the events industry where the many of our jobs are installed and de-rigged during early mornings, late evenings or at weekends. The duties and tasks of this position require the employee to regularly stand and walk, as well as push, pull, bend, climb, reach, twist, and kneel, and lift and/or move 25kg.Other physical requirements of the role include communication, excellent aural skills and visual acuity such as close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.The employee will not always be in a temperature-controlled work environment and may experience temperature variations due to local weather conditions.

About the employer

We are 4Wall, a global video, lighting, rigging company. We deliver audio visual and technical solution installations at live, hybrid and virtual events worldwide. With 3 UK locations, a unit at Production Park and 13 locations across the US, we work with some of the best-known brands and artists around the world, delivering the very latest video, lighting and rigging equipment.From large scale conferences to seamless virtual events, our work extends to wide variety of sectors including exhibitions, concert touring, music festivals, TV & film and airshows to name a few. This role is based from our head quarters in Harlow, Essex.

Employer

4WALL ENTERTAINMENT UK LIMITED

Address

5 CENTRAL ROAD

HARLOW

CM20 2ST

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Training

Training provider

ACCESS TO MUSIC LIMITED

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

Creative industries production technician

Level 3 (A level)

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


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Aug 2024