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Security and Fire Alarm Apprentice Protex Fire and Security Ltd

Applicants will be given internal & external training to carry out surveys, routine maintenance, fault finding, repair & installation of security, CCTV, access control and fire systems. The basic requirements will include: Good understanding of technology (IT & Networks), use of power tools, good organisation and communication skills.

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Closing date: 27 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 08:00 - 17:00.

    Total hours per week: 42.50

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    28 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    29 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Responsibilities will include:

  • Installation and service of fire & security systems, this includes large enterprise systems working on prestigious sites
  • Interpret and understand proposal documents, schematics and drawings following training
  • Accurate and timely completion of all work-related documentation
  • Ensure the highest quality of workmanship at all times
  • Strong attention to detail and a practical hands on approach
  • Maintain adherence to health and safety standards at all times
  • Good communication skills and able to interact with the general public in a professional manner

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Technical skills
  • IT skills
  • Good timekeeping skills

Personal qualities

  • Positive can do attitude
  • Committed & determined
  • Ambitious and keen to learn
  • Personable
  • Smart appearance
  • Reliable
  • Work at heights
  • Use of power tools
  • Ability to communicate in a professional manner
  • Ability to define colour coded cable

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

Once qualified this will offer the successful candidate a great career at the highest end of our industry, working on prestigious projects for Billion pound clients.

About the employer

From its very inception Protex Fire & Security Ltd was established to provide end to end integrated fire & security system solutions and support for all of its clients. With customer service at the forefront of everything the company does, you can expect the highest levels of customer service right from the initial enquiry.

The company founder and current managing director takes great pride in the enviable reputation the company holds and it is considered by far our most powerful tool in generating new business. This is evident in the fact that around 90% of new clients are gained via referral or recommendation from our existing client base. We also boast what we believe to be one of the highest ‘year on year’ client retention rates, with 99% of clients retained annually.

The brief selection of testimonials below from some of our more high profile existing clients should help any potential client feel reassured that that they are in safe hands with Protex.


Protex Fire and Security Ltd



Curzon Road



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Training provider


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

Level 3 Fire Emergency and Security Systems Technician apprenticeship standard.

Completing all training tasks allocated during your block release weeks at the training centre and gathering any site evidence needed to supplement your studies. 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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