An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Security Engineering Apprentice with SELECT SECURITY SOLUTIONS LIMITED. The successful candidate will assist with the installation of security systems and on successful completion of the apprenticeship, progression opportunities within the organisation will be discussed.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2023

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 – 5pm Total hours per week: 40.00

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    10 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    24 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Roles and Responsibilities will include:

·        To assist with the installation of security systems, ensuring that the work is installed to the required standards, specification, schedule and that all documentation is completed

·        To provide clients with support and feedback during the course of the installation to ensure customer satisfaction

·        To liaise with other staff members, especially the installation team leaders and the installation scheduler, providing relevant feedback

·        To observe all health and safety requirements, ensure that you and others around you are operating in a safe manner

·        Ensure Company Policy and standards are met

·        To regularly refer to the staff handbook for individual policy information

·        To maximise the profitability of the department by ensuring a ‘right first time’ approach

·        To ensure that your uniform is clean and tidy each day

·        To ensure that your dust sheets are clean, and vacuum is in full working order

·        Ensure all equipment stored on site is kept safe and, in a manner, not to cause health and safety problems

·        Ensure that the site is kept as clean as possible, for the duration of the installation

·        To ensure that the installation is completed to the surveyor’s specification and that the equipment is installed to the manufacturer’s specification and within the time schedule

·        To ensure that all paperwork is completed correctly and forwarded to the correct staff member

·        When required to ensure that the system is demonstrated to the clients properly, focusing on the need for reducing false alarms

·        On job completion, to ensure that the system specification is correct, and any changes are noted and brought back to the office

This role is varied and challenging and requires the candidate to be fully committed to both work and college.   

The security industry can be fast paced and demanding. On occasion you will be required to work away from home on projects around the UK. This apprenticeship may also have unsociable hours of work due to the nature of the business.

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

The fire emergency and security systems technician Level 3 apprenticeship is delivered over 3 years. Apprentices are required to attend college at our Stroud Campus (GL5 4AH) on block release during term time complete underpinning knowledge studies towards the qualification.

The assessor will visit the apprentice and support their progress through on-site assessment and regular reviews within the workplace.

The End-Point Assessment (EPA) is delivered and assessed externally once all other criteria of the apprenticeship is achieved.

Apprentices are required to spend a minimum of 20% of their employed hours on off-the-job learning. This has to be structured and evidence will need to be provided.

Within your apprentices standard you will work towards:

·        Level 3 Competency Qualification

·        Level 3 Knowledge Qualification

·        British Values

·        Employment Rights & Responsibilities

·        End Point Assessment

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Following the successful completion of your apprenticeship, progression opportunities within the organisation will be discussed.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4 (C) or above) Essential

Things to consider

The security industry can be fast paced and demanding. On occasion you will be required to work away from home on projects around the UK. This apprenticeship may also have unsociable hours of work due to the nature of the business. Apprentices will be supplied with a uniform and basic tool kit. Although the apprenticeship doesn't start until September 2023, for the right applicants a Training Contract to support induction and training can commence around July/August 2023. The successful apprentice will be working in the Bristol area but if located in the Stroud area, transport is a possibility.

About the employer

Select Security Systems Ltd was established in 2011 and we use the best electric security solutions available, from the latest CCTV, fire and intruder alarm systems to sophisticated access control devices and emergency lighting. Everything we do is focused on delivering efficient and secure solutions to businesses and homes in Bristol.







BS37 4NG

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Training provider



Nikki Mann


Apprenticeship standard

Fire emergency and security systems technician

Level 3 (A level)

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