Apprentice Fire and Security Engineer - Brighton JOHNSON CONTROLS BUILDING EFFICIENCY UK LIMITED

Are you ready to embark on an electrifying journey in the world of fire and security systems? Johnson Controls is on the lookout for passionate individuals to join our elite team of Fire and Security Engineers! Become part of a global leader in the fire and security industry and make a tangible impact by creating safer environments for our clients.

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Closing date: 21 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Competitive basic salary with fantastic additional earning potential - Enjoy 25 days holiday plus bank holidays - Company Vehicel - Uniform, personal protection equipment, and ongoing training -Earn extra with Overtime pay.

  • Working week

    Days to be confirmed between the hours of 8.30am - 5.00pm or as per business needs.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    20 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Dive into the world of Fire and Security Engineering, installing, commissioning, and maintaining electronic systems to safeguard individuals, homes, and properties
  • Learn the ins and outs of installing and maintaining systems including fire detection, intrusion detection, CCTV systems, and access control
  • This is a site-based position in the Brighton area, although attached to our London office the role will operate in the Brighton and surrounding areas supporting a key healthcare client of our business. Additional travel will also be required as necessary.  Ideally the apprentice will be based in driving distance of Brighton
  • Hit the road with your own company van, traveling daily to client premises
  • You will work closely with your dedicated team, soaking up essential skills to become a qualified fire and security engineer

The training you will be getting

  • Enrol in a Level 3 Fire Emergency and Security Systems Technician qualification delivered by Banham Academy alongside fellow Johnson Controls apprentices
  • Engage in block release basis training and receive on-the-job guidance from experienced mentors and engineers

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Upon completion of this apprenticeship there are many internal opportunities within the company
  • Many of our previous apprentices have become lead engineers and take control of their own team and projects

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Team working, purpose led, customer driven, future focused


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 6) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 6) Essential
GCSE or equivalent IT (Grade 5) Desired
Other Driving Licence (Grade Full) Essential

Things to consider

This exciting opportunity, where you will work on our key site in Brighton. This role is attached to our London office however the work will be completed in the Brigton area. You will work with our highly skilled engineers travelling between our customer's sites each day. Our work can also involve heavy lifting and working from heights.

About the employer

Johnson Controls – A global Market Leading Engineering & Integrated Solutions company - Leaders in the Fire & Security sector with cutting-edge technology - Proud owners of a portfolio of fire & security brands including Tyco, ADT & more At Johnson Controls, we're dedicated to making a positive impact on lives worldwide, constantly evolving to stay ahead of competitors Join us and play your part in making the world a safer place! The power behind your mission




Security House

Summit Business Park

Hanworth Road

TW16 5DB


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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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