Creative Venue Technician Apprenticeship Level 3
This programme involves providing technical support for the construction, rehearsal, presentation and removal of a live performance.
Benefits / Skills
- Dealing with creative venue budgetary
- Communication effectively in a work environment
- Preparing risk assessments and method statements
- Assembling and configuring structures and systems in-line with the production specification
- Operating hand and power tools safely
- Programming and operating computerised control equipment
- Preparing written information and reports
Career ProgressionStage Technician As a stage technician you will install rigging, sound equipment and scenery for stages in-line with layout specifications. In addition, you will assemble props, operate light and sound equipment during rehearsals and maintain the safety of event attendees. Theatre Technician As a theatre technician you will be responsible for the smooth running of the technical aspects of the theatre’s daily operating. In addition, you will be responsible for the rigging and setting up of equipment, will promote a culture of safety and will attend production meetings as required. Progression opportunities Below are some Leeds City College apprenticeships you could potentially progress on to once you have completed this programme:
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97.7% of our apprentices found our staff enthusiastic, knowledgeable and able to answer all relevant questions.
Salaries for a technician usually are between £15,000 to £20,000.
How long does an apprenticeship last?
This will depend on the apprenticeship you want to complete. All of our apprenticeship course pages make it clear what the duration of the programme is, so please check these carefully.
What do people enjoy most about being an apprentice?
The most enjoyable aspect for most of our apprentices is the work experience they gain while on the programme. For those used to theory-based lessons, they find it refreshing that the majority of the apprenticeship is practical training. They also like the fact that they are being paid for learning new skills!