Apprentice Installation Engineer PYROCEL LTD

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Apprentice Installation Engineer based at Pyrocel Limited - in the Newcastle office. There is an excellent opportunity to progress and grow within the company for the right candidate who is enthusiastic and keen to learn new.

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Closing date: 08 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    13 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The role will involve installing fire alarms and detection systems, as well as security systems to include Intruder, Access Control and CCTV.

Duties to include: 

  • Assisting in installation of fire and security systems in occupied areas and building sites
  • Multi-panel system working
  • Outdoor enabling works
  • High level working including scaffold erection
  • Receiving site inductions before implementation
  • Ensuring compliance with all health & safety and site-specific policies and procedures
  • Undertaking works in line with client and company programme
  • Ensuring compliance with British standards, client specification & design drawings
  • Completion of as installed drawings
  • Installation of aspirating smoke detection systems
  • Weekly attendance & participation in toolbox talks
  • Installation & testing of cables to relevant British standards ensuring compliance & functionality
  • Undertake any necessary remedial works identified by commissioning engineers
  • Use of hand tools on site 

These duties are not exhaustive and other tasks will be required from time to time.

Applicants should be willing to attend day release at Team Valley, Gateshead (one day per week). 

Applicants should also be able to drive, or interested in learning in the near future.  Probationary period applies. DBS check required. 

The training you will be getting

  • Fire, Emergency and Security Systems level 3 Apprenticeship Standard

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • The role will develop over time, and there is the possibility of securing a company vehicle in the future for the right candidate, along with a mobile telephone

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Minimum Grade A*-C/4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Math (Grade Minimum Grade A*-C/4-9) Essential

Things to consider

Please note you may be required to work at height or in small spaces due to the nature of this work. It is desirable that applicants should also be able to drive (not essential) or interested in learning in the near future. DBS check will be required.

About the employer

Pyrocel Limited has steadily grown into a leading fire and security provider across the North East of England with a head office based in Newcastle, and a Yorkshire branch in Leeds, they employ over 70 dedicated staff to ensure customer requirements are satisfied







NE12 8EW

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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Eva Wright

Apprenticeship standard

Fire emergency and security systems technician

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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