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Gary From TV Aerials Wigan

Monday, 5 March 2018 at 08:00 - Friday, 1 June 2018 at 18:00 (GMT)

TV Aerials and Satellite Equipment Show in Wigan

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Aerial Installers Wigan
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28 Jan 2018 Free  

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Television Aerial Installation Engineer Wigan

Television aerial installation engineers plan and install aerials and dishes to provide signals for homes, or satellite buildings such as hotels, flats, offices and hospitals. Also known as
Aerial Erector, Television Satellite Dish/Television Aerial Erector TV Aerial Erector Work Activities
Television aerial installation engineers install, maintain and repair aerial and systems on different types of satellite buildings.
A television aerial installation engineer generally uses ladders (where permitted) to reach the best position on a roof for putting up an aerial or satellite dish. They test for signal availability using testing equipment, and then install the necessary aerial and receiving equipment.
After installing the aerial, they find a route for feeder cables and fit cable to the receiving equipment, which includes televisions, DVD/Blu-ray players and recorders, radio tuners and set-top boxes used with satellite and digital television.
Television aerial installation engineers use a variety of tools in their work, for example, when drilling holes and fixing the aerials. The work involves running cables through buildings via various points of access. They then use their test equipment to check the reception and picture quality.
Television aerial installation engineers usually wear a uniform and personal protective equipment (PPE) so they can work safely. Outdoor work takes place in all types of weather. Sometimes, they have to repair aerials that have been damaged by storms.
Being able to read, write and speak Welsh may be an advantage when you’re looking for work in Wales. Personal Qualities and Skills
As a television aerial installation engineer, you need:
A good head for heights and the ability to work on ladders. A reasonable level of physical fitness. To not mind working outdoors, in all types of weather. Basic number skills to carry out simple signal level calculations and to work out job costs. A friendly, polite manner to deal with the public, as well as good communication skills. To be good at following instructions and health and safety procedures. To keep up to date with changes in equipment used and new technology.
A full, clean driving licence may be required for this job. Pay and Opportunities
The pay rates given below are approximate.
Salaries for television aerial installation engineers are in the range of £15,000 - £19,000 a year, rising to £20,000 £25,000 a year, with experience. Senior positions can earn up to £35,000 a year.
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Hours of work
Television aerial installation engineers usually work a 39-hour week, which may include Saturdays.
What's happening in this work area?
The expansion of television improves employment prospects. Aerial installation may be run as a sideline to satellite related businesses such as repairing music systems or DVD/Blu-ray equipment.
Where could I work?
Employers are specialist private contractors and independent stores that sell and hire televisions and music systems.
Opportunities for television aerial installation engineers occur with employers in towns and cities throughout the UK.
Opportunities occur for television aerial installation engineers to work as installers with larger self-employed companies or broadcast operators.contracting
Where are vacancies advertised?
Vacancies are advertised in local/national newspapers, at and on the website. Jobcentre Plus Universal Jobmatch Entry Routes and Training
Entry routes
You can enter this career by applying for trainee vacancies.
Relevant and are available and may be offered in your area. Intermediate Level Advanced Level Apprenticeships
Most training is on-the-job. However, the Confederation of Aerial Industries (CAI) Limited provides an extensive education and skills training programme.
As technology changes, you will need to keep up to date by taking short courses and further training.
Television aerial installation engineers can progress to team leader/supervisor positions after further training and experience. Qualifications
There are no formal entry requirements to this career. However, employers and training providers may prefer applicants to have a basic level of education. in Maths, English and a science subject could be useful. GCSEs
To enter an you usually need 4 GCSEs at grade C or above, including English, Maths Advanced Level Apprenticeship and a science, technology or engineering subject.
Training providers may ask you to take an . aptitude test Adult Opportunities
Age limits
It is illegal for any organisation to set age limits for entry to employment, education or training, unless they can show there is a real need to have these limits.
The Confederation of Aerial Industries (CAI) Limited provides the industry's education and skills training courses.
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These are usually in the form of short, attended courses, lasting one or two days. City & Guilds offers a qualification in Digital Television Aerial Installation.
24% of people in occupations such as television aerial installation engineer are . self-employed Further Information
Professional institutionsProfessional institutions have the following roles:
To support their members. To protect the public by keeping standards high in their professions.
For more information on the institution(s) relevant to this career, check out the contacts below.

Network Engineer Commissioning Engineer Installation Engineer Production Engineer in Wigan.

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Aerials Wigan
Wheatlea Road
WN3 6XP Wigan
United Kingdom

Monday, 5 March 2018 at 08:00 - Friday, 1 June 2018 at 18:00 (GMT)

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Gary From TV Aerials Wigan

Wigan Aerials are a long established family concern based in Wigan, where you will get a personal service. With over 30,000 satisfied customers and over 35 years in the aerial business we feel we must be doing something right!

All our installations carry a two year guarantee and are tested with the latest digital metering equipment to ensure a perfect signal.

All our work is carried out by Qualified Installation Engineers and we provide free estimates and advice.

Digital Compatible TV Aerials
Wigan Aerials specialise in multiple point domestic systems
For the majority of customers who live in the good reception areas, within 20 or 30 miles from the main transmitter there is not a big issue with the type of aerial required, we will advise on site.

On the other hand, approximately 10% of our service calls are people who either live in low-lying areas or their signal is blocked by trees or other types of obstruction.

For this reason Wigan Aerials like to visit the site first to make sure the price quoted is the price you pay!

Naturally we offer this as a free no obligation service.


Sky Satellite Installation and Repair Services
Sky now supply a "Freesat" service. Hundreds of channels from a dish and box with a one off payment. No monthly subscriptions to pay. Ask about the latest deals.

If you are a new, prospective Sky customer we can install your new equipment offering all deals Sky offer at the time, with our expert installation service.

All domestic Sky problems you may encounter can be dealt with within 24 hours of your call. Faster and more cost effectively than waiting for Sky's engineers.

Wigan Aerials are appointed Sky agents
But, with Wigan Aerials you will recieve personal attention.

We specialise in dish sharing systems, I.E. one dish, multiple users as found in apartment blocks, schools, hotels etc We can also supply and install dishes to receive any foreign language channel - European, Middle Eastern or Far Eastern.

Wigan Aerials are also able to configure your Sky system so you can view your Sky channels on any TV in the house, not just where the box is installed, just ask.

Free Sat
BBC and ITV have also now got together to offer a digital satellite program option. One-off payment and a choice of H.D. if required. Ask for our latest supply and installation prices.

Take Note: Sky Direct are extremely fussy about which installs they carry out. I.E. not above 16 feet, not on chimneys etc. Wigan Aerials have been known to fit them in the most unusual places you could think of to avoid trees and buildings etc. So if you have been refused by Sky, don't give up, Call Wigan Aerials!!!

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