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Outside broadcasting engineer

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


7 (equivalent to master’s degree)

Typical length
12 months
Current funding band
Up to £9,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Candidates must have a driving licence and be prepared to work away from home. They will also usually have 1 of the following:

  • an engineering or technical degree
  • at least 3 years of substantial experience
What apprentices will learn
  • technical skills for sound, vision and media management
  • location-based practice, including rigging cables, working at heights and working on a stage
  • power management
  • setting up and using cameras and lighting
  • networking technologies
  • radio frequency systems

Apprentices will achieve the Postgraduate Diploma in Outside Broadcasting Engineering.

Before taking their end-point assessment, apprentices must achieve level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C).

Professional registration

None specified.


End Point Assessment

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Organisation Phone Number Email
University of Bradford 01274 233940