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Fire and Security Apprenticeship LAZERBEAM FIRE & SECURITY LTD

The Fire, Emergency and Security Systems Apprenticeship will provide apprentices with a clear pathway towards becoming a fully qualified technician, engineer or installer of alarm, fire, emergency and security systems. We pride ourselves on making a difference to the people that work with us and around us.

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Closing date: 04 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

    8.00am - 5.00pm (Days to be confirmed)

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    05 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    08 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001818832

  • Positions

    8 available

Our engineers are trained to know all aspects of fire and security which gives them a good advantage within the industry, below is what you can expect, but may not be limited to:

  • A structured three year apprenticeship in electronic fire and security for installation, maintenance and programming/commissioning
  • In house training with the engineers and team leaders
  • No two days are the same
  • Different locations and environments to work in
  • Examine fire and security systems to locate problems or issues along with recommendations in accordance with British Standards or regulations
  • Test and service backup batteries for fire and security systems and check programs and verify systems are functional
  • Diagnose system faults and respond where possible
  • Mount, fix and terminate fire alarm and security systems along with ancillary items.
  • Maintain fire and security systems in accordance with the British Standards and manufacturer’s regulations
  • Review and understand electrical drawings or building blueprints and follow design details
  • Install electrical cables in accordance with the design drawings in all types of premises, including conduits, tray work and bracketry
  • Inspect installations by others; review install methods and suggest alternative install ideas
  • Read manuals and keep yourself up to date with the latest technology advances in the fire and security industry
  • Demonstrate systems for customers, answer technical questions and offer advice. Grow very strong customer focus skills to provide the Secom quality service provision
  • Program fire and security systems, reviewing and implementing the cause and effect process
  • Understand the consequences of programming systems and their effect on other building integrated life safety systems
  • Provide customers with a can-do attitude and actions
  • Communicate with customers to identify their needs and assess their risks for both fire and security systems
  • Provide out of hours cover along with working outside of normal working hours to maintain life safety and security system integrity
  • Maintain our customer as your number one priority, keeping integrity and customer satisfaction as your key objective
  • Provide team support to other engineers and colleagues when required
  • Develop a network of support to maintain the quality provision

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • The ability to listen and learn whilst carrying out work safely
  • The ability to abide by health and safety rules
  • The ability to follow instructions and take notes

Personal qualities

  • Good personal hygiene
  • We are looking for people who are focused, driven and committed to the apprenticeship
  • They need to be smart, polite, well organised, well-spoken and mannered with a positive can-do attitude
  • Need to be punctual, conscientious and hardworking with good attention to detail.
  • The apprentices need to be able to work well alongside other people
  • All apprentices must have excellent communication skills and driven to provide first class service

Desired qualifications

  • Good personal hygiene
  • We are looking for people who are focused, driven and committed to the apprenticeship
  • They need to be smart, polite, well organised, well-spoken and mannered with a positive can-do attitude
  • Need to be punctual, conscientious and hardworking with good attention to detail.
  • The apprentices need to be able to work well alongside other people
  • All apprentices must have excellent communication skills and driven to provide first class service

Future prospects

Progression and growth within the company.

Continuous permanent employment.


About the employer

At the forefront of the Fire and Security Industry, with over 25 years' experience, we offer innovative and bespoke solutions for each of our clients, staying ahead of the game with cutting edge technology. With Lazerbeam Fire and Security you can always be confident that your systems will reduce your risks and conform to all regulatory and compliance standards.

Employer

LAZERBEAM FIRE & SECURITY LTD

Address

LONDON

WC2R 1HS

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Training

Training provider

SKILLS FOR SECURITY LIMITED

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

Employer / On the Job training:

  • A structured training program over 3 years to provide you with the skills, knowledge and behaviours expected of our engineers
  • Ongoing progress assessments and guidance support /reviews, to meet the criteria standards and the on-the-job training and development
  • A support network of technical and experienced engineers, who mentor your development and support your learning, assessment and continual progress
  • A quality assessment of your learning program and skills knowledge and behaviours as a fire and security engineer
  • A guaranteed offer of employment at the end of the apprenticeship
  • Access to a company vehicle (those who can meet our driver intelligence analysis.)
  • A 360-degree awareness of how the Security industry works and career avenues open to those who wish to follow certain pathways
  • An above average pay structure that allows the apprentice to progress their income via grading of their work and progress in multi-disciplined systems
  • A career pathway of continual professional development and progression
  • A set of skills, knowledge and behaviours that make you stand out from the crowd

Apprenticeship standard

Fire emergency and security systems technician

Level 3 (A level)


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