An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Apprentice Engineer at CSD based on Scotswood Road, Newcastle. There is an excellent opportunity to progress and grow within the company for the right candidate who is enthusiastic and keen to learn new skills.

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Closing date: 03 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £13,312 Aged 16 - 17 £13,312 Aged 18 - 20

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 08:30 - 17:00

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 May 2024

  • Date posted

    04 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Installing cabling (1st fix) to relevant standards
  • Drilling holes/using a cordless drill and a range of hand tools
  • Mounting and connecting equipment (2nd fix)
  • Commissioning, testing, fault finding
  • Reactive & preventative maintenance
  • Liaising with site personnel
  • Updating site paperwork - work sheets & handover documentation
  • Following health & safety guidelines

Applicants should have good IT skills and the ability to work as part of a team.

Driving licence and access to own transport is required for this role.  Probationary period applies.

The training you will be getting

  • Fire, Emergency and Security Systems level 3 Apprenticeship Standard

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • There is an excellent opportunity to develop your skills for the right candidate who is enthusiastic and willing to learn

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Initiative, Flexible, Enthusiastic, Excellent Time Keeping


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

Things to consider

Please note applicants should hold a full driving licence and have their own transport (due to travel to different work locations on various sites) travel expenses will be reimbursed when travel is further than your usual commute. Please note this role may involve working at height or occasionally in small spaces. Due to the nature of the work, some flexibility with working hours may be required from time to time.

About the employer

Creative Security Dynamics (CSD) specialise in the installation & maintenance of fire/intruder alarms, access control, CCTV automation and audio visual systems. They are based in Newcastle and work across the North East of England.




Unit 17 Noble Street Industrial Estate

Scotswood Road, Newcastle upon Tyne


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Training provider


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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