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Security Systems Apprentice DCA Security Systems Ltd

DCA Security Systems Ltd are looking for a Security Systems Apprentice to join their team. You will be assisting experienced engineers in the installation, commission, maintenance and service of a variety of security systems including CCTV, Access Control and Intruder Alarm.

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Closing date: 05 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £192.40

    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, 08:30 - 17:00.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    06 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    09 Dec 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001800002

  • Positions

    2 available

We are looking for an apprentice who is interested in Fire, electronic security, computer technology and IT, who is looking to join the fire and security industry.

The apprentice will complete a three-year work-based learning apprenticeship, by attending college and working with qualified engineers, where you will assist in the installation of a range of fire and security products.

The candidate should reside within easy travelling distance of our offices in Hemel Hempstead, Herts, and should hold a current valid driving license.

You will be undertaking a training program of academic study alongside on-site installation and maintenance work in order to gain the required skills and knowledge, this will include observing, assisting, learning and understanding a wide range of engineering skills and processes under the instruction of skilled engineering staff.

You will also be required to undertake any additional courses or instruction necessary to obtain the skill level for this role.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good timekeeping skills
  • Good communication skills 
  • Interest in electronics

Personal qualities

  • Self-Motivated
  • Confident
  • Team player
  • Organised
  • Practical
  • Able to drive

Desired qualifications

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

Future prospects

Once qualified opportunities to progress within Fire & Security Engineering, Management and Sales.

Things to consider

UK driving licence is essential as you will be travelling within the role.


About the employer

DCA Security Systems were formed in 2008 by the founder and business owner who, after working for a number of security companies, could see there was a need for a higher quality of work and customer service than most companies were able to deliver. The desire to deliver higher standards was the driver for forming DCA, and this philosophy remains embedded in the company today.

The company is NSI accredited under the NACOSS Gold Security Scheme for Intruder Alarms, CCTV, and Access Control; and BAFE SP203-1 for the design, installation, commissioning, and maintenance of fire detection and alarm systems. The company operates a Quality Management System compliant with BS EN 9001.

The company is located in the Progression Centre, Hemel Hempstead, within easy reach of the M1 and M25 motorways.

Employer

DCA Security Systems Ltd

Address

16

Datchet Close

Hemel Hempstead

HP2 7JX

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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:

  • 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

Employer / On the Job training:

  • 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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