Fire and Security Apprentice Engineer - Bolton CORAL SECURITY LTD

Coral Security Systems are a family run business with more than 25 years experience in the Security Industry. They pride themselves on a personal approach; meeting with clients, listening to concerns and discussing the options available to them to meet both security requirements and budget.

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

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Closing date: 01 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    25 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Due to increasing industry demand, Coral Security Systems are now looking to recruit 2 x apprentices who will initially pair with existing engineers; this vacancy is for the Bolton vacancy, the other is Barnsley.

Coral Security Systems are keen to offer people the chance to secure a career within the fire and security sector, offering family orientated environment which includes two employee assist programmes if/when needed

During the apprenticeship, you will work on Access, Intruder and Fire alarm systems and grow to be a multi disciplined, qualified engineer by the end of the third year. 

Each day can be different depending on the client and jobs that are to be completed. These will include the installation, repair and maintenance of fire and security systems

The training you will be getting

Coral Security Systems Ltd will train and mentor you on installation, maintainence and repairs of:

  • Access Control systems
  • Intruder Alarms
  • CCTV
  • Fire detection
  • Electric fencing

Skills for Security deliver the Level  3 apprenticeship at one of our training centres, one week in every 8 weeks you would travel to our training centre for the classroom portion of the apprenticeship. Functional Skills also provided if required

Completing all training tasks allocated during your block release weeks at the training centre and gathering any site evidence needed to supplement your studies.

Complete an annual assessment at the training centre and take part in any additional training courses that the company require you to complete.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

A full time engineer role will be offered upon completion of the apprenticeship for the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Customer care skills, Analytical skills, Problem solving skills


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Desired
GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 4-9) Desired

Things to consider

You must live in Bolton if you do not hold a drivers license. The apprenticeship is 36 months and therefore, full commitment is required.

About the employer

Providing bespoke security solutions tailored to meet your individual needs for over 25 years We design, install and commission bespoke security systems; including detector activated CCTV systems with thermal analytics and remote video transmission, intruder alarm systems with remote monitoring, Police response and app control, Access Control Systems with PC based building management packages and stand-alone Access and Intercom systems, along with Fire Alarm System design and installation. We pride ourselves on providing quality, cost-effective security solutions that offer peace of mind and protection for your assets, property and individuals. Technology within the security industry has excelled in recent years with the introduction of IP Cameras, Intelligent Camera Analytics, Thermal Imaging and IP Monitoring. Whilst also providing a security solution, these products are invaluable for retail analysis, including footfall, heat mapping and people counting.




Bolton Town Centre



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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

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 01 Jun 2024