A fantastic opportunity has arisen at The University of Bristol to become an apprentice Arts Technician. You will acquire the skills and experience to be able to provide skilled technical support in the departments of Film and TV, Music and Theatre. Working with students and staff you will assist in teaching, research and practical projects as well as being responsible for the maintenance, issue and operation of equipment.
What will the apprentice be doing?
Are you interested in learning all about Audio Visual equipment: what it can do (sound, video, lighting, FX), how it works, how to take care of it and how fix it when it’s not working?
Do you want to learn from, share with, work alongside students and staff in the departments of Film, Theatre and Music?
Would you like to make a living doing this kind of work?
Duties will include;
- Working alongside our technical staff in our busy Film and TV stores looking after equipment and handing it out to students
- Training, supporting and opportunities to explore music and theatre technology in the departments of Music and Theatre
- Demonstrating technical competence in the use of Film, Music and Theatre equipment
- Interacting with and providing basic support to students conducting practical work
- Using local management systems to issue equipment and update inventories to reflect new purchases, repairs and withdrawals
- You will acquire the skills and experience to be able to provide skilled technical support in the departments of Film and TV, Music and Theatre
- Working with students and staff you will assist in teaching, research and practical projects as well as being responsible for the maintenance, issue and operation of equipment
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Through the training provider, CSR Scientific Training, you will undertake a Level 3 Education Technician Apprenticeship which will include:
- Fully recognised apprenticeship qualification - Education technician (he assistant technician and simulation-based technician) Level 3 (A level)
- On-the-job competency training
- IOSH Working Safely qualification
- Six Sigma Yellow Belt
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
- Technical roles within the film and TV, theatre or music industries.
- Further progression may well be available in other areas within our sector, upon successful completion of the apprenticeship