Apprenticeships

Museums & Galleries Technician - Advanced

Technical Production

A Museum and Gallery Technician creates permanent and temporary exhibitions and displays, meeting strict deadlines of time and cost.  They design, manufacture and install bespoke display and interpretation solutions, which may include mounts and showcases, and may be involved in creating accurate labels for particular objects. These objects may be extremely valuable and often priceless.  

Route Detail

Museum and Gallery Technicians contribute to the specialist preparation, planning, technical and operational running of Collections and Exhibitions. They also complete documentation associated with collections management, risk assessment and object handling. They must work within their organisation’s policies and procedures at all times, ensuring that their tools and equipment are health, safety and security compliant.

Entry Requirements

While there are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, you should have a keen interest in working in this field. 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.

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