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Fire and Security Systems Apprentice OSE SECURITY SYSTEMS LTD

OSE Security are seeking a friendly, motivated individual to join their team as a fire and security systems apprentice. This is a great opportunity to learn the skills required for a career in the Fire & Security industry.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    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 with occasional overtime required.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    30 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000060953

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties and Responsibilities will include:

  • Installation & maintenance of intruder alarms
  • Installation & maintenance of fire alarms
  • Installation & maintenance of access control and CCTV systems
  • As directed, undertake a training programme to develop practical skills and knowledge of all aspects of Fire & Security
  • To achieve personal targets set by your line manager, in conjunction with your assessor at Yeovil College
  • Ensure that customers' premises are left clean and tidy, any debris being removed from site
  • Comply with the Company's Health & Safety rules and, where applicable, the customer's at all times
  • You will be provided with a uniform which should be worn at all times
  • Make sure the customer is satisfied and that they are confident in the use of the system
  • Ensure client confidentiality

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

The successful applicant will attend Yeovil College on a block week basis to work through all areas of the Fire & Security industry.

Year 1- 10 block weeks

Year 2 - 6 block weeks

Year 3 - 4 block weeks

Training to include:

  • Level 3 Fire emergency and security systems technician
  • 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.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

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.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9 (A-C)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9 (A-C)) Essential

About the employer

Established in Swindon over 21 years ago by business partners Tom White and Pete Osborne, OSE Security has since built up an outstanding reputation for providing top of the range Security and Fire Alarm services to Swindon and the surrounding areas. OSE are always looking to improve and expand their services, therefore their security systems are some of the most modern, reliable and high quality systems available in the UK. Tom, Pete and the team have worked with thousands of businesses and domestic residents, giving them the valued piece of mind that their businesses and premises are always safe and secure.

Employer

OSE SECURITY SYSTEMS LTD

Address

UNIT 15

STAR WEST

WESTMEAD DRIVE

SN5 7SW

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Training

Training provider

YEOVIL COLLEGE

Contact

Nikita Thomas

nikita.thomas@yeovil.ac.uk

01935 845421

Apprenticeship standard

Fire emergency and security systems technician

Level 3 (A level)


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