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Live event rigger

Installing the infrastructure for the scenic, lighting, sound and audiovisual elements of a live event.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)

Typical length
36 months
Current funding band
Up to £9,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

Apprentices must be 18 years old and physically fit.

Candidates will usually have:

  • at least 3 GCSEs at grade C or above (or equivalent) in maths, English and science
  • basic IT skills
What apprentices will learn
  • general health and safety
  • identifying and minimising hazards and risks
  • selecting, using, storing and maintaining equipment, tools and materials
  • planning and organisational work methods
  • rigging skills and techniques
  • reading and interpreting designs
  • working at height
  • team working and communication

Apprentices will complete a level 2 assessment for the Professional Lighting and Sound Association's (PLASA) National Rigging Certificate

Professional registration

None specified.

End-Point Assessment
View a list of end-point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
JGA Limited 0208 4262666
More Information

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