Apprenticeships

Live Event Technician - Advanced

Technical Production

Live events range from concerts, festivals and theatrical performances through to exhibitions, conferences, product launches and showcases. Live Event Technicians prepare and set-up technical equipment for such events. Ultimately specialising in sound, lighting or video, Live Event Technicians will carry out routine and one-off technical preparation and set-up of equipment for events.

Route Detail

You will have knowledge of the equipment used and the skills needed to store, pick, maintain, transport and build components into a functioning system as well as operate these systems. A Live Event Technician will be part of the team that turns a venue into a functioning event environment before returning the site to its original state, often within a short time frame.

Entry Requirements

While there are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, you should have a keen interest in working in live events. Applicants must be able to work effectively in a team and be prepared for both shift work and travel. Prior experience is not necessary, but it is useful and should be supported by a portfolio of evidence.

Potential Future Careers

Live Events Technician

A Live Events Technician will set up, operate and dismantle technical equipment for a range of live events including concerts, festivals, theatrical performances, exhibitions and new product launches. Live Events Technicians will specialise in sound, lighting or video.

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