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Level 3 Fire, Emergency & Security Systems Technician (FESS) - Apprenticeship SYNERGY FIRE & SECURITY LTD

We are looking for an enthusiastic apprentice engineer to join our team at Synergy Fire & Security Limited. As a company we undertake the installation and maintenance of security systems which includes Intruder Alarms, Fire Alarms, CCTV, Fire Extinguishers, Door Entry and Access Control Systems in domestic and commercial properties.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 40 hours a week.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    28 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Working alongside experienced engineers on works to include: Installation, servicing / maintenance, testing, commissioning of Intruder Alarms, Fire Alarms, CCTV, Fire Extinguishers, Door Entry and Access Control Systems
Understanding & following drawing of electrical layouts and building plans in accordance with NSI and relevant Codes of Practice/Policies
Assisting on providing a quality installation in the most methodical and efficient manner
Understanding how as a Company we maintain a safe work environment at all times and gain a good understanding of Health and Safety i.e. Method, Risk assessments, safe working procedures etc

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Apprentices will gain a Level 3 qualification in Fire, Emergency & Security Systems Technician.  The training is run by Banham Academy based in South West London and is on a block release basis.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Apprentices who successfully complete the qualification with Banham Academy in the allotted time and who meet other necessary criteria will be offered a position with Synergy Fire & Security.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade 7) Desired
Other Drivers Licence (Grade Pass) Essential

Things to consider

This is a physical role which will require the apprentice to use ladders and possibly work in confined spaces so candidates need to consider if that is the right working environment for them. The apprentice will likely be spending some of their working day in a van so should be taken into consideration if you suffer from motion sickness.

About the employer

With over 20 years experience in the electronic security industry, working on projects of all levels, in residential, commercial and public sectors, we are passionate about what we do. We pride ourselves on providing our clients and customers with a bespoke service, while coupling the traditional values of courteousness and professionalism, with the capability to provide state of the art fire and security systems.




Unit O 10 Stone Way Lakesview International Business Park





Helen Harris


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Fire emergency and security systems technician

Level 3 (A level)

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