Audiovisual Technician Apprentice - North West, North Wales and Northern Ireland Office


Manchester, M46 0JN

Closes in 23 days (Tuesday 13 August at 11:59pm)

Posted on 13 June 2024


We are looking for enthusiastic candidates to join our brand-new apprenticeship programme, training to become the next generation of Audio-Visual professionals. During this two-year course, you will receive an enormous amount of practical experience, gain familiarity with the very latest technologies and work with some of the industry’s highest.

Annual wage
£22,100 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Audiovisual technician (level 5)
Monday - Friday. Times to be confirmed.

42 hours a week

Possible start date

Tuesday 27 August


2 Years 3 Months

Positions available



As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • Level 5 Audiovisual Technician Apprenticeship Standard
  • Day release One day per week
  • Online Delivery

Where you’ll work

Units 3-4, Bag Lane Enterprise Center

Bag Lane



M46 0JN


An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation


Your training course

Audiovisual technician (level 5)

Equal to higher national diploma (HND)

Course contents
  • Operate a video camera and vision mixer
  • Integrate a projector and/or display as part of an audiovisual presentation
  • Audio mixing; loudness, timbre, spatialisation, and channel management
  • Apply and problem solve video signal flow for live production
  • Operate and program lighting control software/hardware
  • Root cause analysis & problem solving
  • Collate, compare, and synthesise information from various sources
  • Work collaboratively; Building and maintaining positive relationships with stakeholders (such as performers, public speakers, presenters, clients and event organisers)
  • Communicate technical concepts with clarity in person and in writing to end users of all skill levels and seniority
  • Install, test, and commission relevant hardware
  • Configure and manage remote participation systems
  • Edit audio and video content
  • Prepare, maintain, and manipulate audio and video assets through post-production
  • Create digital assets for video workflows
  • Manual camera operating for a range of contemporary S35mm digital cameras
  • Audio capture
  • Deliver virtual event technical operations
  • Clearly advise and guide event participants
  • Devise a learning program intended to cover a particular device/system
  • Identify personal training and professional development needs via research and investigation
  • Organise appropriate personal professional development activities to develop and enhance own role and skills
  • Use collaborative online environments to schedule and update projects and tasks
  • Complete risk assessment documentation
  • Accurately assesses level of risk to health and safety of themselves and others
  • Test and maintain audiovisual equipment, cables, and connectors: substitute items where necessary
  • Document and record maintenance activities
  • Safe storage of equipment
  • Create a coherent planning document
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.


    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • Maths and English (grade 4)
    • Maths and English (grade 4)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.


    • Communication skills
    • IT skills
    • Organisation skills
    • Customer care skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Team working
    • Initiative
    • Physical fitness

    Other requirements

    This vacancy is to start immediately therefore you must be available to start before applying. All closing, interview and start dates are subject to change and may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment. Northern Skills will check candidates' eligibility prior to any interviews.

    About this company

    GVAV is the UK’s most innovative AV system integrator specialising in the design and installation of Audio-Visual equipment to Education, corporate and industry sectors. We are passionate about providing state-of-the-art Audio-Visual experiences for our clients, operating from our six branches covering the whole of the country.

    After this apprenticeship

    Potential roles may become available with GVAV after training and further experience:

    • Installation Engineer
    • Rackbuild Engineer
    • Commissioning Engineer
    • Systems Programmer
    • AV designer
    • Project Management

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    The contact for this apprenticeship is:


    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000257757.

    Apply now

    Closes in 23 days (Tuesday 13 August at 11:59pm)

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