Apprentice Installation Fire & Security Engineer EDSB LIMITED

As an apprentice you will complete a 3-year work-based learning apprenticeship with Skills for Security, by attending college and working with a qualified engineer. You will assist in the installation of a range of fire and security products (CCTV Systems, Access Control, Fire Systems, Intruder Alarms).

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Closing date: 01 Dec 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

    Full-time apprenticeship. 8-hour shifts per day. Exact working days and times TBC

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    06 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

This role will include but not limited to the items below:

  • Installing, testing and maintaining different systems - including a range of fire, emergency and security systems
  • Learning about electrical and electronic principles - including codes of practice, commissioning, design criteria and installation, testing and maintenance techniques
  • Learning about system technologies
  • Demonstrating good knowledge of health and safety practices, regulations and legislation within fire, emergency and security environments
  • Demonstrating good communication styles and communicating in a clear, articulate and professional manner punctual and accurate completion of timesheets on a monthly basis

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

You will receive an apprenticeship qualification. Fire Emergency and Security Systems Technician Level 3.

Training will take place at Skills for Security training centre. Training will be block release every 8 weeks.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

To become a qualified engineer.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Problem solving skills, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Desired

About the employer

At EDSB, we believe that our culture sets us apart from our competitors. We’re a modern and progressive business with innovative ways of managing and supporting our people, and we also promote an inclusive and collaborative workplace culture, so that everyone feels at home. As well as ensuring our pay and benefits are in line with industry standards, we also follow these practices which we believe, makes us a better place to work : We are flexible and we accommodate people’s preferences on working hours where possible. We also measure workload and travelling time to ensure it’s manageable. We treat people fairly, we listen and we respond. We look after our employees’ well being with a range of tools and support mechanisms. We enable career development and progression and we maximise the opportunities for our people to develop their skills and careers. We understand the pressures of modern day life and are committed to supporting our employees through any challenges they may have, whether that be through our Employee Assistance Programme, or our private medical insurance scheme.




2 Landmark Court


LS11 8JT

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Fire emergency and security systems technician

Level 3 (A level)

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