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Apprentice Fire & Security Engineer Jackson Fire & Security (Guildford)

Apprentice Security Engineer required to install and maintain intruder alarms, CCTV, access control & fire alarm systems. You will also be exposed to IT Networking and Wi-Fi cabling. Full training given, including college block release.

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Closing date: 10 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    8.30am – 5.30pm Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    13 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    12 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will be trained to install & maintain intruder alarms, CCTV, access control and fire alarm systems.

The successful candidate will be fully supported by a workplace mentor while undertaking the Level 3 Fire, Emergency & Security Systems (FESS) apprenticeship.

This is an exciting and rewarding role for someone with a passion for engineering.

Duties including:

  • Installing, servicing & maintaining appropriate equipment
  • Adhering to safe working practices & able to take instruction
  • Using power tools, lifting, carrying & climbing ladders providing excellent customer service

Full UK driving licence is an advantage as required to travel to different addresses for installation. 

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

The successful candidate will be fully supported by a workplace mentor while undertaking the Level 3 Fire, Emergency & Security Systems Technician apprenticeship.

This apprenticeship lasts 3 years and takes place at Banham Academy in Earlsfield, London. Training is delivered via block release with each block lasting 5 days. There are fifteen blocks in all.

Apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to completion of their apprenticeship.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On successful completion of the FESS apprenticeship, we aim to offer a full-time position as a qualified engineer within our company.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Resilience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 3 Minimum) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 3 Minimum) Essential

Things to consider

We may sometimes need to work evenings/weekends to complete a job.

About the employer

Founded in 1991, Jackson Fire & Security meets every facility’s need for working fire safety, including fire alarms and fire extinguishers, and robust security equipment, including intruder alarms and CCTV security systems for businesses in Guildford and surrounding areas.


Jackson Fire & Security (Guildford)


Unit 6, Openview Farm

Epsom Road, West Horsley


KT24 6AP

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Fire emergency and security systems technician

Level 3 (A level)

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