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Apprenticeship training course

Audiovisual technician (level 5)

Provide a broad range of professional solutions for communication.

Qualification level
5
Equivalent to higher national diploma (HND).
Typical duration
24 months
Apprenticeship category
Creative and design
Maximum funding
£18,000
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
Also known as
  • Audiovisual Internal Event Technician
  • Audiovisual Support Technician
  • Audiovisual Technician
  • Collaboration and Audiovisual Experience Technician
  • Lighting and Audiovisual Technician
Skills
Skills an apprentice will learn
  • 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

Full information on Audiovisual technician (level 5) is available from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.

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