BECTU's recommended going rates of pay for lighting technicians working on commercials.

The latest ratecard, which includes guidance on conditions of service, applies with effect from 1 July 2018 (document also available to download from this page).


Members are reminded that the Lighting Technician's branch of BECTU only recognises the Maximum Daily APA Rate of £361.00 for 10hrs on all commercial content.

Most companies continue to pay this rate and acknowledge the agreed position. 

If you are asked to work outside of the recommended rate please contact the union immediately. Text the details to 07918 053 984. Alternatively (Tel) 020 7346 0900 or (email)

Lighting console operators should see the grade specific document attached to this page.

Last page update 5 July 2018.