Audiovisual Technician Apprentice - Midlands and Mid Wales Office GVAV LIMITED

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.

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Closing date: 13 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    We will review apprenticeship salaries after the first year of the apprenticeship is complete.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday Times to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 42.5

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    27 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    14 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 5 (Higher national Diploma)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Flexible and reliable with a positive attitude
  • A passion for technology, especially AV
  • The desire to work with all members of the team is essential
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Organised and with an eye for detail
  • Examples of experiences gained over the course of the programme:
    1. Planning and installing AV infrastructures
    2. Installing and setting up lecture theatres, meetings rooms, signage, video walls etc.
    3. Planning, building and wiring equipment racks to a pre-defined standard
    4. Basic AV commissioning
    5. Basic AV project structures and procedures
    6. Health and safety procedures

The training you will be getting

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

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Potential roles may become available with GVAV after training and further experience:
    1. Installation Engineer
    2. Rackbuild Engineer
    3. Commissioning Engineer
    4. Systems Programmer
    5. AV designer
    6. Project Management

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4) Essential
NVQ or SVQ Level 3 or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4) Essential

Things to consider

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 the employer

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.




Midlands and Mid Wales Office

Unit 2E, 4020 Siskin Parkway East

Middlemarch Business Park


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Training provider


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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