Broadcast and media systems technician

Broadcast and media systems technician

Ensure the reliability and integrity of broadcast and media systems

Technicians will typically work for a broadcaster or media services supplier or broadcast equipment supplier/manufacturer. You will be responsible for operating and maintaining the broadcast and media systems which underpin the media and entertainment industry and will need to be able to respond quickly to problems, faults and the loss or impairment of services to ensure customers experience the best possible service. As a broadcast and media systems technician apprentice, you will learn to understand the maintenance characteristics that are critical to the broadcast and media equipment, including electrical, electronic, mechanical, software, environmental and ergonomics. You will also be responsible for ensuring broadcast and media systems modifications and upgrades are delivered in line with agreed timescales and to industry specification.


Duration: 24 months

Relevant school subjects: Science and DT

Entry requirements: Depend on employer, but likely A-levels or equivalent qualifications or relevant experience.

Achievement upon completion: Level 5 (Higher)—equivalent to foundation degree

Potential salary upon completion: £40,000

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