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Level 3 Creative Venue Technician Apprenticeship - Disney, London

Find out more and apply for the Level 3 Creative Venue Technician Apprenticeship with The Walt Disney Company (EMEA)

Level 3 Creative Venue Technician Apprenticeship

  • Must have achieved 5 grades 4 - 9 at GCSE (C or above) including Maths and English
  • Must have the right to work in the UK already in place
  • Available to start the Apprenticeship in September 2024 or January 2025

Summary

Interested? 

Before applying we would strongly encourage you to read our hints and tips so you can set yourself up for success and learn more about the recruitment process. Please check out our guide here:  https://disneycasting.net/kenexa/profintern/Apprentice_Hints_and_Tips.pdf

You will need to apply with your CV and cover letter via the link on this page. Please note, applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

For your cover letter we will be looking for approximately 400 words and looking to understand the following areas:

  1. Why have you chosen Disney?
  2. Why have you chosen this Apprenticeship?
  3. Why should Disney consider you for this Apprenticeship?

Job ID 10080576

Location London, United Kingdom

Business The Walt Disney Company (EMEA)

Date posted Feb. 22, 2024

The application deadline is midnight on Sunday 17th March however, if we receive a high volume of applications we may close the role before this date, therefore we strongly advise you to apply early.

Once we have received your application, we will be in contact within 14 days to let you know more about the blended online assessment.

Job Summary:

Ready to make magic? We’re hiring for our Apprenticeships.

During this Apprenticeship at Disney, you will get the chance to work side-by-side with industry leaders while you study towards your apprenticeship qualification – Level 3 Creative Venue Technician. You will gain valuable skills working within one of the strongest family of brands on a global scale while building lasting connections. Imagine that!

Do you have an interest in sound engineering, wonder how the lights and technical effects work in a show and what it takes to produce a live event?

As an Apprentice within Disney Theatrical Group, you will be supported by the National College Creative Industries you will work towards a Level 3 Creative Venue Technician Apprentice standard. You will gain experience in all departments backstage including Stage, Costume, Lighting, Automation, Sound, Masks and Puppets at a Disney Theatrical Production in the West End. You will have the opportunity to choose one department in which to spend more time in year two of the apprenticeship. You will learn about producing and maintaining live theatre from an experienced production company and be part of our crew.

This Apprenticeship will provide a fantastic springboard for your future career.

The Walt Disney Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to be a diverse workforce that is representative of our audiences, and where all can thrive and belong. We are committed to building a team that includes and respects a variety of voices, identities, backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.

This post will require you to work evenings and weekends.

What are we looking for?

This is an Apprenticeship, so we are looking for potential and we do not expect you to have all the skills and knowledge related to the role. We want to see your enthusiasm, eagerness to learn on the job and commitment to your apprenticeship studies. The ideal candidate will have:

  • A passion for production, live entertainment & the cultural events industry
  • A collaborative approach
  • Attention to detail and the ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to communicate with people at all levels in a professional and mature manner
  • Ability to prioritise tasks, meet deadlines and undertake various administrative duties
  • Comfortable with Microsoft Office

In addition to this, we will be looking for competency in the following areas:

  • Builds Relationship & Communicates Effectively
  • Drives Results
  • Thinks Strategically
  • Inspires Creativity & Innovation
  • Exhibits Professional Excellence

To apply you need:

You will need to apply with your CV and cover letter via the link on this page. Please note, applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

Why should you join us?

  • Develop your workplace skills and experience and help build the foundations of your future career within a best-in-class Venue technician function
  • You’ll study towards the Level 3 Creative Venue Technician Apprenticeship.
  • This programme is 2 years long
  • 20% of your working hours will be allocated to study time for your Apprenticeship
  • Support from our trusted training provider
  • Annual salary of £21,000 and 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Private medical insurance & dental care
  • Free Park Entry: You will have the opportunity to enter any of our parks with your family and friends for free
  • Complimentary subscription to Disney+
  • Disney Discounts: you are entitled to discounts on designated Disney products, resort Food & Beverage and ticketing
  • Employee Resource Groups – WOMEN @ Disney, Disney DIVERSITY, Disney PRIDE, our new disability & neurodiversity focused group – ENABLED, and our Mental Health & Wellbeing Group, TRUST