Apprentice Fire and Security Engineer DERVENTIO FIRE AND SECURITY LIMITED

Fire and Security Engineer apprenticeship. Working on electronic fire and security equipment. We maintain, design, install and commission CCTV systems, intruder alarms, fire alarms, emergency lighting, access control systems and fire extinguisher.

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Closing date: 14 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40 to £21,673.60

    Pay will be reviewed at regular intervals

    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, 08:30 - 17:00

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2023

  • Date posted

    14 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Fault finding 
  • Maintenance
  • Installation 

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

  • Fire emergency and security systems technician Qualification level 3, equivalent to A level.
  • Functional Skills in English and maths if required
  • The working week is 5 days a week, on one of the days the student will have training provided by a distance learning college.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Once qualified, if there is availability we would look to offer a full time postion to the right candidate with options to do further courses

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent science (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

The position is site based working in factories, offices, nursing homes, domestic homes and building sites

About the employer

At Derventio Fire and Security Ltd we provide intruder alarms, CCTV, fire alarms, door access systems, fire extinguishers and emergency lighting. Duties include installation, repairs and servicing of the systems we supply. Sites include large factories, office building, shops, industrial units, schools, fire stations, police stations, ambulance stations, assisted living centres, museums as well as domestic houses.




Unit 3, Malton Enterprise Park

13 Cherry Farm Close


YO17 6FA


Niki Johnson


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Fire emergency and security systems technician

Level 3 (A level)

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