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Career spotlight

TV, video and audio engineers

Average National Salaries ()

Age 20

£20,280 pile of coins

Age 35

£37,440 pile of coins

Age 50

£41,080 pile of coins
Average salary in the East Midlands: N/A

What does this career do?

TV, video and audio engineers service and repair domestic television, video and audio appliances.

Typical tasks

  • examines equipment and observes reception to determine nature of defect
  • uses electronic testing equipment to diagnose faults and check voltages and resistance
  • dismantles equipment and repairs or replaces faulty components or wiring
  • re-assembles equipment, tests for correct functioning and makes any necessary further adjustments
  • carries out service tasks such as cleaning and insulation testing according to schedule.

Current entry requirements

Entrants typically possess GCSEs/S grades or an equivalent qualification such as an Intermediate GNVQ/GSVQ Level II. Training is provided off- and on-the-job and may be supplemented by short courses delivered by manufacturers. NVQs/SVQs in Domestic Appliance Engineering are available at Level 3.

Percentage in work

  • Employed

  • Unemployed

Male
(2018)
Female
(2014)

Due to insufficient sample sizes, some data was excised.

Predicted employment status in 2022

  • Self Employed

  • Full-time

Predicted employment levels in the East Midlands

Career related courses available at West Notts

About the statistics

Data is powered by LMI for All and is sourced from labour market statistics from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the Institute for Employment Research, the Department for Works and Pensions, and the UK Commission for Employment and Skills.

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