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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Apprentice Engineer at CSD, an excellent opportunity to progress and grow within the company. The purpose of the role is to carry out the installation, maintenance and repair of fire detection / alarm, intruder alarm, access control, CCTV and audio / visual systems.

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Closing date: 24 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    8.30am - 5.00pm Monday - Friday - 40 hours per week.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    20 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties to include:

  • Installing cabling (1st fix) to relevant standards
  • Drilling holes / using a cordless drill and a range of hand tools
  • Mounting and connecting equipment (2nd fix)
  • Commissioning, testing, fault finding
  • Reactive and Preventative Maintenance
  • Liaising with site personnel
  • Updating site paperwork - work sheets and handover documentation
  • Following health and safety guidelines

Applicants should have good IT skills and the ability to work as part of a team.

Driving licence and access to your own transport is required for this role. Probationary period applies.

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

Fire, Emergency and Security Systems Level 3 apprenticeship standard - will attend weekly day release at our Team Valley training centre.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There is an excellent opportunity to develop your skills for the right candidate who is enthusiastic and willing to learn.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Minimum grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Math (Grade Minimum grade 4/C) Essential

Things to consider

Please note applicants should hold a full driving licence and have their own transport (due to travel to different work locations on various sites) travel expenses will be reimbursed when travel is further than your usual commute. Please note this role may involve working at height or occasionally in small spaces. Due to the nature of the work, some flexibility with working hours may be required from time to time.

About the employer

Creative Security Dynamics (CSD) specialise in the installation & maintenance of fire / intruder alarms, access control, CCTV automation and audio visual systems. They are based in Newcastle and work across the North East of England.




Unit 17 Noble Street Industrial Estate

Scotswood Road, Newcastle upon Tyne


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Apprenticeship standard

Fire emergency and security systems technician

Level 3 (A level)

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