Apprentice Security Engineer - Frontline Security Solutions CHUBB FIRE & SECURITY LIMITED

Our three-year Level 3 Apprenticeship Programme is designed for people who want to become engineers in a professional field that offers tremendous career opportunities. We will provide you with comprehensive, structured training and work experience that will teach you everything you need to know about being a competent security engineer.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 03 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £14,514.93

    Starting Salary in Year 1 is £14,514.93 with an increase in Year 2 to £17,827.37 and again in Year 3 to £20,702.75

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm with 30 minutes for lunch.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    22 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000239917

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

As a Chubb Apprentice Engineer you will:

  • Get off to a great start on a rewarding career in a vibrant and exciting sector that is set to continue to grow and is continuously adopting new innovations as technologies evolve.
  • Attend and gain experience on a wide variety of different client sites, across a multitude of sectors.
  • Receive training and exposure to a broad range of Security Systems equipment, from small and simple applications through to large networked complex configurations.
  • Get training and experience of installing, testing and commissioning cabling and containment systems, components and control equipment on new systems as well as maintaining our existing clients Security solutions.
  • Work in small teams to begin with, gradually building your knowledge, skills and behaviours that will allow you to work on your own installation and service projects.
  • Be provided with and receive training on a wide range of hand and power tools, as well as all required testing and safety equipment.
  • Use a range of access equipment including steps and extension ladders, hop-ups and podiums, mobile and fixed scaffolding etc.

The training you will be getting

  • While on this apprenticeship, you will work towards a Level 3 Fire Emergency & Security Systems Technician apprenticeship if based in England
  • The training will consist of week-long modules covering theory and practical classroom training, manufacturer systems training, and real-world experience shadowing Chubb engineers in the field
  • Be prepared to attend local college on day-release or stay away as required on weekly block-release residential training, as delivered by our Apprenticeship training partners

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Complete the programme and you will join one of our field installation and maintenance teams as a fully qualified engineer. Here your training will continue, with close support from colleagues and managers.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Any (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential

Things to consider

• A reasonable level of physical fitness is required, this is an active role. • You will need to be able to work at heights from time to time (following suitable training). • You will need to have a full driver’s licence by the end of your 2nd year. • Some flexibility on start and finish times is needed, this isn’t your normal 9 to 5 role.

About the employer

Frontline Security Solutions is one of the leading security system integrators in the EMEA region and specialises in access control, CCTV, intruder, and intercom systems. Over the past 25+ years they have established a strong reputation and position within the industry for their work across the technology, datacentre, biotech, corporate, banking, construction, and education, and petrochemical sectors.

Employer

CHUBB FIRE & SECURITY LIMITED

Address

Slough Railway Station

Brunel Way

Slough

SL1 1XW

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Training

Training provider

TRAINING 2000 LIMITED

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


Employer's Application Instructions

We run a multi-stage assessment process designed to highlight your relevant skills, qualities and you don't need any prior experience.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 03 May 2024