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
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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As events can occur at any point during the week, working hours as a creative venue technician are typically irregular.
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.
What will an apprentice gain by the end of the programme?
Apprentices will achieve a qualification which may vary depending on which apprenticeship they have completed. The main benefit for an apprentice is the work experience they gain and the majority and confidence that comes with that. Though there is no guarantee of a job at the end of an apprenticeship, many of our apprentices are kept on for permanent positions, a higher level apprenticeship, or further training by their employers.
Will my child still have the opportunity to attend college?
Each of our apprenticeships are delivered differently and have been tailored to the industry they are related to. Information on delivery can be seen on each course page under the delivery method section.