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TV, video or audio engineer

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

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.

Typical education level:

Level 1-3

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.

Desired Skills

Active Learning
Learning Strategies
Critical Thinking
Active Listening
Reading Comprehension
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New Job Opportunities
4.8%
An 4.8% rise in employment is expected by 2018 in the East Midlands.

Salaries

£40,950

Potential

£28,997

Average

£18,174

Entry level

Job Postings

Company: Crystal Electronics Ltd

Location: Leicester

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Company: Crystal Electronics Ltd

Location: Northampton

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