Apprentice Fire & Security Service Engineer - London/South-East 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 Service Engineers! Become part of a global leader in the fire and security industry and make a tangible impact by creating safer environments.

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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

    03 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    10 May 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, you will be servicing, commissioning, and maintaining fire and security systems that safeguard individuals, homes, and properties
  • Learn the ins and outs of our fire and security systems including intrusion detection, CCTV and access control systems

On-the-Job Work Experience:

You'll spend significant time at our client sites, where you'll be tasked with servicing and repairing fire and security equipment. This hands-on experience will provide you with valuable insight into the world of fire and security engineering

Collaboration with Qualified Engineers:

  • Throughout your apprenticeship, you'll work closely with qualified Johnson Controls Engineers who will serve as mentors, guiding you in developing your engineering skills. This collaborative environment ensures that you receive the support and guidance needed to succeed in your role
  • This is a field-based position based out of our Sunbury office covering London and South-East areas
  • Hit the road with your own company van, traveling daily to client premises

Opportunities for Growth:

  • Throughout your apprenticeship, you'll have the opportunity to grow and apply the skills and knowledge gained in college in a real workplace setting
  • This experiential learning approach ensures that you develop both technical competencies and practical skills essential for success in the Fire and Security Field

The training you will be getting

Fire Emergency and Security Systems Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

College Attendance:

  • You'll attend college in Banham academy on block release basis, This structured education component will complement your on-the-job training, providing you with comprehensive knowledge of Fire and Security Engineering

Travel and Accommodation:

  • If you're required to stay away from home for college or work-related purposes, the company will cover the costs of travel, accommodation, and meals. This ensures that you can focus on your education and training without financial burden

Driving Licence Requirement:

  • Given the nature of the role and the need to travel to various client sites, you'll need to hold a full UK driving licence
  • This allows you to fulfill your responsibilities effectively and ensures that you can access different locations as required

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 5) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5) Essential
Other Driving Licence (Grade Full) Essential

Things to consider

This exciting opportunity is field based, meaning that you will be working with our highly skilled engineers travelling between our customer's sites each day. Our work can also involve heavy lifting, working from heights and in confined spaces.

About the employer

Johnson Controls is a global leader in technology and industry, serving customers in over 150 countries. Our focus is on creating intelligent buildings, efficient energy solutions and integrated infrastructure. We invite individuals with a passion for engineering to join us in shaping a better tomorrow through our diverse projects and opportunities.




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Summit Business Park

Hanworth Road

TW16 5DB


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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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