Apprentice Security System Engineer PANTHER SECURITY SYSTEMS LTD

Panther Security Systems Ltd are a well-established company based in Colchester. They have been trading for over 30 years and are NSI Gold accredited. Their geographical area is East Anglia, with some work in London. They are currently looking for two new Apprentice Security System Engineers to join their team.

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 to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    19 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • The new apprentices will initially be working with an experienced engineer learning how to install, maintain and service CCTV, Access Control, and Intruder Alarms.
  • The successful applicant should be committed to developing new skills and gaining knowledge of the industry.
  • In addition to regularly attending college, the Apprentice will learn customer service, health and safety, safely operating and maintaining all relevant handheld tools
  • The ideal candidate will need the confidence to deal with clients in a professional manner, be reliable, adaptable, conscientious, and able to follow instructions.

The training you will be getting

  • Skills for Security will deliver the Level 3 apprenticeship qualification in Fire emergency and Security Systems Technician.
  • You will be required to complete all training tasks allocated during your block release weeks at the training centre and gathering any site evidence needed to supplement your studies. The closest training centre to this vacancy is in Watford.
  • You will be required to 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

  • To become a fully qualified Security Engineer with company vehicle and a valuable member of the team.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Physical fitness, Logical, Problem solving skills, IT skills


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

Things to consider

The apprenticeship is 36 months and therefore, full commitment is required.

About the employer

Panther Security Systems Ltd is a well-established company based in Colchester.  We have been trading for over 30 years and are NSI Gold accredited.  Our geographical area is East Anglia with some work in London.




Panther Security, Unit 10, Peartree Business Centre, Peartree Road, Stanway



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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