Fire and Security Apprenticeship Ocean Fire & Security

Ocean Fire and Security are seeking a friendly, motivated individual to join their team. This is a great opportunity to learn and progress the skills required for a career in fire and security.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Wage

    To be agreed upon appointment

  • Working week

    40 hours

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    30 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties to include:

  • Installation of fire and security systems
  • Maintenance of fire and security systems
  • Working in a variety of different locations including domestic, commercial and site work.
  • Maintain fire and security systems in accordance with the British Standards and Manufacturers regulations

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Must be IT literate
  • Able to organise own workload
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Ability to meet specific deadlines
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Good practical skills
  • An accurate and methodical approach

Personal qualities

  • Presentable
  • Approachable
  • Reliable
  • Honest
  • A good communicator
  • Able to work well as part of a team

Qualifications required

Grade A*-C GSCE or equivalent in English and Maths.

Future prospects

On completion of this Apprenticeship there may be opportunity for the right candidate to remain in a permanent role within the business and develop their level of responsibilities.

Things to consider

Individuals who already hold a Level 4 qualification are only eligible for a Level 5 or above Higher Apprenticeship and are not eligible for funding for an Intermediate Level, Advanced Level or Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship. If you hold a degree you are not eligible for Apprenticeship funding, please contact us to discuss this further.

About the employer

Ocean Fire & Security systems are a security systems and alarms inspection board approved installer, guaranteeing their customers throughout Somerset, Dorset, Devon & Wiltshire 24/7 quality. They ensure that their service is always of the highest cost effective quality, leaving their customers with complete satisfaction & a long-lasting reliable fire & security system.


Ocean Fire & Security


Copse Road

Lufton Trading Estate



BA22 8RN

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Training provider

Training to include:

  • Critical Health and Safety knowledge for the achievement of the Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) card (CSCS affiliated) for employment purposes, with regular assessment to ensure a deep and thorough understanding, with a clear demonstration of competence before being allowed to attempt the end-point assessment.
  • Functional Skills (if required)- general skills that are used in every job, such as Communication and Application of Number.

Apprenticeship standard

Fire Emergency and Security Systems > Fire Emergency and Security Systems Technician

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Yeovil College


Charlotte Gardiner 01935 845418

Other information

You will be required to work at heights and be supported by a skilled engineer. There will be some occasional weekend work. 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). For more information visit:

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2017