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Apprentice Fire and Security Systems Maintenance Engineer Clymac Ltd

Our Apprentice engineers will be trained in the service and maintenance of high performance fire detection systems. The role involves on site visits liaising with the end user to carry out the routine maintenance of their fire and security systems (salary will be increased year on year providing apprenticeship criteria is being met).

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    30 Sep 2021

  • Date posted

    22 Mar 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001692885

  • Positions

    1 available

Our Apprentice engineers will be trained in the service and maintenance of high-performance fire detection systems. The role involves on site visits liaising with the end user to carry out the routine maintenance of their fire and security systems. (salary will be increased year on year providing apprenticeship criteria is being met).

During the service visit itself you will be working alongside our more experienced maintenance engineers, you will gain exposure to a variety of Life Protection Systems and gain an understanding of the processes required to carry out the routine maintenance. The systems you will work on will vary in type range from small to large complex multi-panel networked systems. Once you have a good understanding of all the service elements and where required, you may also assist our on-demand engineers rectifying faults further developing your knowledge of Life Protection Systems.

In-house training both theory and practical, will be provided at our Loughborough office. This will be further supported with a College qualification. You will be required to attend a training centre either 1 day a week or a number of 1 week at a time “block release” depending on the venue.

This will be over a 224-36-monthperiod where you will complete a Fire, Emergency and Security Systems apprenticeship focusing on the Fire Detection Systems pathway along with core electrical principles theory. By the end of this apprenticeship you will have satisfied the requirements for registration as Engineering Technician (EngTech) by the Engineering Council. This is a Level 3 apprenticeship.

Customer focus is very important to us key behavioural qualities our teams have include being organised, having a polite and courteous manner and are pleasant and enthusiastic at all times.

We offer a sincere pathway for progression always advertising opportunities internally first. Approximately 80% of our more senior engineers have progressed through the business either via our maintenance team or apprentices. We are an equal opportunities employer and are proud to have a growing quantity of female engineers within our team


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Willingness to learn
  • Interest in the industry

Desired qualifications

4 GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) including maths, English, and a science.

Future prospects

To progress at the company, move into more senior roles.

We offer a sincere pathway for progression, always advertising opportunities internally first. Approximately 80% of our more senior engineers have progressed through the business either via our maintenance team or apprentices. We are an equal opportunities employer and are proud to have a growing quantity of female engineers within our teams.

Things to consider

Candidates must be in possession of a full clean UK driving licence (due to the nature of the role) as the role comes with a company van in order to get from site to site.


About the employer

Clymac supplies, commissions, and maintains Fire and Security Systems.

Clymac was founded in 1992 by Martin Lynch and Cliff Wright with a vision to create a fully integrated fire and security systems business with a focus on outstanding customer service.

Since then we have grown to become one of the UK’s largest independent and most reputable fire and security system installers with a turnover approaching £15m. We employ a team of over 100 highly skilled people, working on a range of projects across the UK from small installations through to large £5m multi-networked systems. Our portfolio of site installations includes the University of Nottingham, DHL Distribution Facility, East Midlands Airport, IKEA, and DeVere Hotels.

Employer

Clymac Ltd

Address

Travel Centre

Peterborough Railway Station

Station Road

Peterborough

PE1 1QL

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Additional location information

Looking for an apprentice in the Manchester, Peterborough and Derby areas working from home each day heading to sites to meet engineers.

Training

Training provider

SKILLS FOR SECURITY LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skills for Security Ltd

Level 3 Fire Emergency and Security Systems Technician apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • In-house training, both theory and practical, will be provided

Shadowing more senior engineers helping in faults, commissions, maintenance, and projects.

Skills for security will deliver the Level 3 apprenticeship which will involve completing training tasks allocated during your block release weeks at the training centre and gathering any site evidence needed to supplement your studies.

You will be required to complete an annual assessment at the training centre and take part in any additional training courses that the company require you to complete.

Apprenticeship standard

Fire emergency and security systems technician

Level 3 (A level)


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