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