TV, Video & Audio Engineers
TV, video and audio engineers service and repair domestic television, video and audio appliances.
- 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.
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.
Salaries for this occupation tend to start at £26,000 per annum and can progress up to £37,000 per annum.
Is it in growth or decline?
There are currently 1,321 employed TV, Video & Audio Engineers in the region.