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Sound recording, engineering and studio facilities apprenticeships

Types of apprenticeships that you can apply for in the sound recording, engineering and studio facilities sector.

Sound engineers work closely with audio technology, developing a working knowledge of the equipment and making sure everything runs smoothly.

Training opportunities

On the intermediate apprenticeship you’ll learn the the skills you need to become an assistant sound engineer, supporting qualified technical staff in the maintenance and installation of equipment.

On the advanced apprenticeship your responsibilities you’ll be in charge of the sound technology. You could even be the one editing and manipulating the material to perfect sound quality.

Types of apprenticeships

There are 2 types of sound recording, engineering and studio facilities apprenticeships.

Intermediate level apprenticeships:

You could train in roles like:

  • studio assistant/sound assistant
  • assistant recording engineer

Advanced level apprenticeships

You could train in roles like:

  • technical engineer/sound technician
  • mastering engineer
  • recording engineer
  • live sound engineer
  • broadcast sound engineer

Apply for a sound recording, engineering and studio facilities apprenticeship

You can become an apprentice in England if you’re:

  • 16 or over
  • eligible to work in England
  • not in full-time education