York College

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

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.

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.

Industry Insights

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.

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