CPL launches apprenticeship scheme

UK-based AV hire and technical production company Central Presentations Ltd (CPL) has invested in its first apprenticeship scheme in conjunction with Birmingham based Creative Alliance.

Its first apprentice is 16-year-old Cameron Preussner who has joined the team at CPL for a hands-on training in 'Technical Theatre Studies' (TTS) for the next 12 months.

CPL’s MD Matthew Boyse said: "For some time we been considering the harnessing of fresh new talent at school leaver age rather than after University, with the idea that they can then grow and develop their career at CPL, which offers a diverse range of job opportunities in many specialist fields."

CPL devised the module-based course that will incorporate all elements of TTS including audio, lighting, AV, project management, stage management, administration, etc.

Its been designed to offer a basic overview and general training in the many areas of CPL’s business.