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Apprentice Security Alarm Engineer Gough & Kelly Ltd

A fantastic opportunity for a self motivated individual to join a qualified team of specialists. Working at various sites, this will be an amazing career step for anyone with the passion to be involved in alarm installation.

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Closing date: 10 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 - Friday. Times TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    18 Nov 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

During this apprenticeship, you will learn how to install electronic security systems, work safely in the electrical environment and learn the principles of how electrical systems work and learn the rules that govern how systems must be set up to comply with standards.

The units you will cover include:

  • Working safely in the electro-technical environment
  • Electrical and electronic principles
  • Intruder alarm systems

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • To be a clear communicator
  • Someone who is a good listener
  • Willing to learn all aspects of alarm installations

Personal qualities

  • Someone who is keen
  • Punctual
  • Hard working
  • A team player

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE A to C in maths and English or equivalent qualification and successful completion of a colour blindness test

Future prospects

On completion of the Intermediate Apprenticeship, individuals will have the opportunity to progress on to a relevant further or higher education qualification.

Things to consider

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About the employer

Gough & Kelly has established itself as a premier provider of security related products and services. From humble beginnings, the company has grown by staying true to its ethos of building excellent relationships with its clients


Gough & Kelly Ltd


Railsfield Mount Unit 2


LS13 3AX

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by City Training Services


Nick Cockcroft 01274 728316

Competency qualification: Apprentices will be required to produce work and build a portfolio of evidence which will include practical and written knowledge assessments which are carried out in the workplace. This will include simulation on a test rig in a workshop environment.

Knowledge qualification is delivered in the classroom on a day release basis over a period of one academic year.  

Functional Skills at level 1 in Maths and IT and level 2 in English delivered in the classroom.

Employment Rights & Responsibilities are delivered via a workbook and completed in the workplace.

Personal Learning & Thinking Skills are embedded in the competency qualification.

Apprenticeship standard

Fire emergency and security systems technician

Level 3 (A level)

Other information

The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

All applicants must undergo pre-employment checks, which include potential employers requesting a Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) Disclosure at enhanced level and potential employees supplying references. Further information is available on the website of the Independent Safeguarding Authority

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