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Apprentice Multi-Discipline Engineer STANDARD SECURITY LTD

An exciting opportunity has arisen within a family run security company based in Blyth, Northumberland. Due to continued expansion within the business, an excellent opportunity has arisen for a Trainee Multi Discipline Installation Engineer.

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Closing date: 25 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday – Friday 8.30am – 5pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    20 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

An exciting opportunity has arisen within a family run security company based in Blyth, Northumberland. Due to continued expansion within the business, an excellent opportunity has arisen for a Trainee Multi Discipline Installation Engineer. The successful candidate will undertake a wide range of duties and work towards a three year apprenticeship in Fire, Emergency & Security Systems (with day release one day per week).

The company take pride in their systems standards, as well as high customer service levels, and require the applicant to uphold the same values.  In return the company offer great career prospects within an established, stable company.

Duties to include:

  • Assisting a senior engineer with routine planned preventative maintenance works and re-active corrective maintenance works.
  • Assisting a senior engineer with small works as required
  • Assisting the installation team with the installation, commissioning and handover of electronic security systems
  • Working to system specifications/plans/drawings
  • Liaising with end users/clients on site
  • Competing all relevant paperwork
  • Learning and working to the BS/EN Standards and NSI Codes of Practice
  • Completion of other associated paperwork and documentation
  • H&S training/tool box talks via our H&S portal

Applicants should have good IT skills and the ability to use Microsoft Office 

Probationary period applies.

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

Training to be provided

Delivery is through a mixture of training (both on and off the job) and weekly day release at our Team Valley training centre throughout the duration of the programme.

As an apprentice, you will work towards:

  • Level 3 Fire, Emergency and Security Systems Apprenticeship (FESSA) standard
  • Level 2 qualifications in maths and English are a pre-requisite for entry onto this programme

Apprenticeship standard

Fire emergency and security systems technician

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There is an excellent opportunity to develop your skills within the company for the right candidate who is enthusiastic and willing to learn, with the opportunity to gain long term permanent employment at the end of the Apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


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

Things to consider

Full driving license preferred but not essential Applicants should be willing to undertake security screening (as per industry standards). 20 days plus BH (increasing to 25 days plus BH Jan 2023)

About the employer

Standard Security Services are an NSI Gold accredited Security Company who specialise in the design, installation & maintenance of Intruder, CCTV, and Fire & Access Control systems throughout Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, Durham, Cleveland and Scottish Borders. As a family run business, they are able to focus on their customers and are committed to giving them the care and attention to detail that they deserve






NE24 1EE

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Training provider



Access Training

0191 490 4646

Apprenticeship standard

Fire emergency and security systems technician

Level 3 (A level)

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