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Broadcast and Media Systems Technician

Ensures the reliability of broadcast and media systems that are used to deliver TV, radio and online services.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


5 (equivalent to foundation degree)

Typical length
24 months
Current funding band
Up to £15,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • testing and maintenance of broadcast and media systems
  • using technical documentation such as manuals and system designs
  • understanding system faults and how to fix them
  • computer network systems
  • radio frequency communication

Apprentices without level 2 English and maths on entry will need to achieve this level before taking the end-point assessment (GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C).

Professional registration

Engineering Council technician.

How apprentices are assessed

A government-approved organisation must assess apprentices towards the end of their apprenticeship.

This end-point assessment ensures apprentices achieve the skills, training and any qualifications necessary to complete their apprenticeship.

You can download the assessment plan from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education. There are no end-point assessment organisations for this apprenticeship yet. Please email if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.

More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.