Apprentice Security Engineer Technician PWP Fire And Security

Apprentice Security engineer required to install and maintain Intruder Alarms, CCTV, Access Control & Fire Alarm systems. Full training given, including college block release. Full UK driving licence is an advantage.

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Closing date: 07 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    This pay rate is above National Minimum Wage

    PWP is a JIB registered company and pay apprentices within JIB guidelines.

  • Working week

    8.30 – 5.00 Monday to Friday but may vary due to travel and customer requirements.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    18 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

You will be trained to install & maintain Intruder Alarms, CCTV, Access Control and Fire Alarm systems.

This is an exciting and rewarding role for someone with a passion for engineering. Duties include:

  • Installing, servicing & maintaining appropriate equipment
  • Adhering to safe working practices & able to take instruction
  • Using power tools, lifting, carrying & climbing ladders providing excellent customer service.  

The training you will be getting

The successful candidate will be fully supported by a workplace mentor while undertaking the Level 3 Fire, Emergency & Security Systems Technician apprenticeship.

This apprenticeship lasts 3 years and takes place at Banham Academy, Pride park Derby.

Training is delivered via block release with each block lasting 5 days. There are fifteen blocks in all.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

On successful completion of the FESS apprenticeship, we aim to offer a full-time position as a qualified engineer within our company.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Resilience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Essential

Things to consider

We may sometimes need to work evenings/weekends to complete a job.

About the employer

As a Trainee Security Engineer at PWP Fire & Security Ltd, you will learn more about an industry which is all about ensuring safety and protection of people’s lives and livelihoods. This includes Fire Alarms, CCTV cameras, access control systems, and Intruder alarm systems.


PWP Fire And Security


PWP Building Services Limited

The Oak’s

Moor Road


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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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