Live event technician (level 3)
Preparing and setting up technical equipment for live events ranging from concerts, festivals and theatrical performances through to exhibitions, conferences, product launches and showcases.
- Qualification level
Equivalent to A level.
- Typical duration
- 30 months
- Apprenticeship category
- Creative and design
- Maximum funding
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
- Also known as
- In-house project manager
- On-site Technician
Skills an apprentice will learn
- Preparation, test, repair and maintenance of equipment such as amplifiers, speakers & sound control desks; lights, dimmers & lighting control desks or video screens, projectors & associated control equipment.
- Assembly of systems from component parts.
- Fault finding in components and systems.
- Operation of specialised technical equipment & tools.
- People management and Interpersonal skills especially the ability to react to varied working environments.
- Computer literacy including specialist software systems such as CAD/design and rental management.
- Understand and interpret system specifications and drawings.
- Logistics, with specific reference to truck pack, the ability to judge required space for loads, and prepare Carnets & Manifests for shows travelling outside of the UK/EU.
- Lifting/ground rigging - much of the technical equipment used in live events is hung from pre-rigged support systems.
- Customer Service - dealing politely & respectfully with customers, ranging from account managers to production managers to the end client when on site.
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