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Live Events Technician - Level 3

If you are interested in working on the technical aspects of live events, including sound,  light and video, this is the route for you.

As a Live Events Technician, you could find yourself working on a wide range of concerts, festivals, theatrical performances, exhibitions and new product launches. This apprenticeship aims to provide you with all the relevant skills you'll need to meet the technical challenges and requirements of any live event.

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You will develop the skills to set-up technical equipment for live events, ultimately specialising in sound, lighting or video. You will develop knowledge of the equipment used and the skills needed to store, pick, maintain, transport and build components into a functioning system. You will also learn about working safely and ethically in fast moving, dynamic workplaces.



You are expected to have a Level 2 in English and Maths and, if you don't have them already, you will be expected to achieve them before the end of the apprenticeship. Basic IT skills and a pass in GCSE science are also desirable. Individual employers may also have their own entry requirements.

Potential Future

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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The Backstage Centre
High House Production Park
Vellacott Close
Essex RM19 1RJ

020 3675 6750

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