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Apprentice Security Engineer N X 1 (UK) LIMITED

NX1 UK Ltd are looking for two bright, enthusiastic Apprentice Fire, Emergency & Security Engineers to join their team. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn how to install and maintain security systems.

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Closing date: 12 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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, 8:30am to 5pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    39 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    03 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Installation of CCTV, alarms, barriers, access control, fibre optics
  • Maintenance of existing security systems
  • Repair and diagnostics of security systems
  • Site surveys, consultancy, design and planning projects
  • Training, testing and fault finding of security systems
  • Responding to callouts (within normal working hours)

Benefits include:

  • 28 days annual leave including bank holidays
  • Free parking at the workplace
  • Possibility to use work transport
  • Additional pay and expenses if working away from home

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

  • The Apprentice will be completing the Fire, Emergency & Security Standard Level 3
  • By completion of this apprenticeship the candidate will have satisfied the requirements for registration as EngTech by the Engineering Council

You will receive the following training in addition to the Apprenticeship Standard:

  • In-house training on all company policies and procedures.
  • Training on and applicable to specific work sites
  • IPAF training

The training will be undertaken over a 3-year period and is likely to be block training periods at Lincoln College Newark Campus             

  • The successful applicant will have the opportunity to remain with the company on a full employment contract following successful completion of the apprenticeship if a position is available.
  • Fire, Emergency and Security Systems Technicians design, install, commission and maintain electronic systems in and outside simple and complex premises to protect individuals, homes and properties from risk and danger. Systems include fire, security and emergency systems to detect intrusion, provide surveillance, monitor and control access to buildings,properties and sites or to detect fire and emergencies.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to remain with the company on a full employment contract following completion of the apprenticeship if a position is available.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness, Honesty, Integrity, Professional Manner, Dependable


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade A*/9 to C/4) Essential
Other General IT Skills (Grade P) Desired

Things to consider

• The job will entail working both indoors and outdoors and also working at height on occasions. • Need to be able to travel with possible overnight stays away from home during the week. • Clean driving licence required for travel to various sites.

About the employer

NX1 UK Ltd are a security installation and consultancy business established for 23 years and cover all types of business from large power stations to small business units and home security. We are based in North Lincolnshire but cover the UK.




Unit 2G

Sandtoft Road, Belton



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Training provider



Learner Engagement Team

01522 876284

Apprenticeship standard

Fire emergency and security systems technician

Level 3 (A level)

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