Creative Venue Technician Apprentices, The Royal Exchange Theatre

Creative Venue Technician Apprentices, The Royal Exchange Theatre

Expected Duration: 2 years, starting in January 2020

Salary: £16,016.00 – £17,076.80 per annum

Working Week: 40 hours per week (with some evenings and weekends)

Minimum Essential Requirements: 18 years old or over (with work authorisation for the UK)

Location: The Royal Exchange Theatre (with opportunities to spend time at other venues)


We are currently seeking Creative Venue Technician (CVT) Apprentices to work at our theatre.  Our 2-year Apprenticeship begin in January 2020 and include both training and study through The National College Creative Industries for a Level 3 Creative Venue Technician Apprenticeship Standard.  The Creative Venue Technician Apprenticeship could lead to a career as a Venue Technician, Theatre Technician, Stage Technician, Lightning Technician, Sound Technician, Video Technician and Automation Technician.

As a CVT Apprentice, you will play an active part in the technical operation of the venue, working on such element as lighting, audio and scene changes and using a variety of tools to make, install and maintain scenery and other equipment. You will be supported throughout the apprenticeship by a college Industry Practitioner, RET technical staff and the Factory Academy