Apprentice Fire & Security Systems Engineer NOVA FIRE AND SECURITY LTD

A family run business is looking to take on an apprentice. Full training both onsite and college will be provided. A great opportunity for someone that is motivated and keen to learn.

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Closing date: 25 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £15,974.40 to £28,554.24

    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 to Friday start as end times dependant on working location but usually 08:00 - 17:00

    Total hours per week: 48

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 May 2024

  • Date posted

    14 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000231064

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Installation, service and maintenance of intruder alarms, CCTV, Access control and fire alarms all alongside the director
  • Working on a wide variety of sites; domestic, commercial, retail etc throughout Surrey, Sussex and London
  • Will also be guided in system design.

The training you will be getting

  • Fire emergency and security systems technician (level 3)
  • Chichester College 
  • Day release 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Once qualified you will be awarded a company vehicle
  • Further product based training will also be provided to help you progress into a project engineer role with the aim to gain senior project engineer or look into a sales or management role

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 9-4) Essential

Things to consider

Please be aware that this type of work would include working at height however full training will be given. The applicant must be able to pass the ECS apprentice health and safety scheme within the first three months, time will be given to revise and carry out mock tests.

About the employer

A small family run business installing and servicing intruder alarms, CCTV, access control and fire detection. Working throughout Surrey, Sussex and London (with clients further afield) covering all market sectors. We are accredited by the SSAIB.

Employer

NOVA FIRE AND SECURITY LTD

Address

17 FORTUNE DRIVE

CRANLEIGH

GU6 8DH

Contact

Info@nova-fs.co.uk

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Training

Training provider

CHICHESTER COLLEGE GROUP

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

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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