Apprentice Technician / Driver – Alpha Grip

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Company:                          Alpha Grip
Apprenticeship Role:     Apprentice Technician / Driver
Location:                            Cardiff

About the Organisation

Alpha Grip is a specialist service provider to the Motion Film, TV and Commercial Industry. Beginning life at Pinewood Studios in 2005, Alpha Grip has since relocated to a newer and larger 5000sq ft facility at Shepperton Studios, while also establishing offices in Pinewood Wales, and more recently Marrakesh, Morocco. Our reach is ever growing!

Job Description

As an apprentice you will be shown the basic Grip items we stock and learn how to set up equipment ready for rental including basic service knowledge and cleaning. This role is ideal for a practical and hands-on person with a keen interest in the TV and film industry. By becoming an apprentice at Alpha Grip, you will get your foot in the door of the industry, whether you want to progress to become a Grip or not.

What kind of person do I need to be?

  • Practical and hands on
  • Good communicator
  • Friendly and personable
  • Keen to learn
  • An interest in the TV and film industry
  • Self-motivated with initiative

Essential Skills:

  • Basic computer literacy skills
  • A full clean driving licence, as you will be regularly driving kit around in a company vehicle.
  • Common sense
  • Friendly personality


Whilst working for Apha Grip you will be completing a 12-month Level 3 Apprenticeship in Creative and Digital Media through Cardiff-based training provider, Sgil Cymru.


Salary TBC – dependant on experience.

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How to Apply

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Closing Date

14.00 on the 23rd July, 2019