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Fire Emergency and Security Systems Technician Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3

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An Apprenticeship is a perfect choice if you want to continue your studies and develop your skills, knowledge and behaviours in a specific industry, while also earning a salary in full-time employment; kickstarting your long-term career path.

This apprenticeship will provide you with the all the skills you require to start a career within the fire and security industry. You will have the opportunity to learn the underpinning knowledge of design, install, commission and maintain electronic systems in and outside simple and complex premises to protect individuals, homes and properties from risk and danger.

Course Overview

On this course you will work on systems including fire, security and emergency systems to detect intrusion, provide surveillance, monitor and control access to buildings, properties and sites or to detect fire and emergencies. You will develop an understanding of interconnection of equipment, programming, verifying performance/fault finding and testing and maintaining of the various systems that you will work with. You will learn how to carry out planned jobs to install new systems, modify and maintain existing systems as well as respond to call-outs to repair faulty systems where you will utilise your problem-solving skills. You will also be taught how to take a professional approach to customer service skills which will include being presentable, tidy and respectful as you may often find yourself working in and outside customers’ homes as well as in and outside business premises.

At the end of the course you will be a fully qualified apprentice Fire Emergency and Security Systems Technician Apprenticeship Level 3.

For more detail on the Apprenticeship standard for this qualification visit the Institute of Apprenticeships and Technical Education:

Industry Links

All students gain work experience throughout their course with supportive and inspiring employers to enhance their employability skills and further their knowledge in the Construction industry. This Apprenticeship could lead to a long-term job opportunity or give you a great foundation for progressing onto starting your own business at locally or abroad.

You will be provided with your own Training Coordinator who will be there from day one of your Apprenticeship right through to the end. They are there to answer any questions you may have and to provide you with support throughout your training with us. The coordinator will make regular site visits, usually with the tutor, which allows us to see you in a relaxed environment, doing what you enjoy.

Progression Routes

Upon completion of this course, some of our previous learners have gone on to run successful businesses, others have gone abroad and combined work and travel, and some have relocated abroad permanently.

You can discover all the opportunities available to you by exploring the full list of careers in the Construction industry:

Entry Requirements

To study this Apprenticeship you must:

  • Show enthusiasm for the subject area

  • Have a commitment to study

  • Be able to work independently and in small groups

  • Be employed for a minimum of 30 hours per week and be prepared to attend LMC through day and block release for your essential off the job training

  • Commit to regularly collecting evidence from your workplace to support your portfolio

You must also have 4 GCSEs at grade C/4 or higher including Maths and English or the ability to work towards and achieve Functional Skills at this level whilst on programme.

How to Apply

If you would like to enquire for this Apprenticeship, please click 'Enquire' in the top right, follow the steps, and our Apprenticeship Team will be in touch with you. Alternatively, you can explore our current vacancies on the 'Apprenticeship Vacancies' page and apply now.

If you are already employed then please contact our Apprenticeship Team on 01524 521483.

Course code: A34438-A1A