Fire and Security Systems Apprentice OSE SECURITY SYSTEMS LTD

Installation & maintenance of fire & intruder alarm systems, CCTV & access control. A 3 year Apprenticeship with block release to Yeovil College. As directed, undertake a training program to develop practical skills and knowledge of all aspects of the above. To achieve personal targets set by your line manager, in conjunction with Yeovil College.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 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 to Friday. 40 hour week with occasional overtime when required. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    04 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Working alongside our Engineers learning how to install & maintain fire & intruder alarm systems, CCTV & access control systems.
  • Ensure the customers premises are left clean & tidy, any debris removed from site.
  • Comply with the Company’s Health & Safety rules and, where applicable, the customer’s at all times.

The training you will be getting

  • The apprenticeship training is delivered through a combination of workplace learning and regular college attendance. This training will teach you the knowledge, skills and behaviours set out in the Level 3 Fire Emergency and Security Systems standard.
  • On completion the apprentice will receive Fire Emergency and Security Systems Technician qualifications.
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English may also be required depending on current level achieved.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • To continue in role working with OSE Security Systems Limited as a Fire and Intruder Alarm Engineer. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


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

Things to consider

You MUST be prepared to commit to your work and training for the duration of the apprenticeship. In some cases, you may be required to have a telephone interview with Yeovil College prior to your application being passed on. If a suitable candidate is found prior to the advertised closing date, it may close earlier so please apply early to avoid disappointment.

About the employer

Established in Swindon over 15 years ago by business partners Tom White and Pete Osborne, OSE Security has since built up an outstanding reputation for providing top of the range Security and Fire Alarm services to Swindon and the surrounding areas. With 30 years combined experience Tom and Pete started their business by searching for a friendly team of professionals to join them in OSE – in creating one of the south west’s most reputable and reliable security system suppliers. OSE are always looking to improve and expand their services, therefore their security systems are some of the most modern, reliable and high quality systems available in the UK. Tom, Pete and the team have worked with thousands of businesses and domestic residents, giving them the valued piece of mind that their businesses and premises are always safe and secure.








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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


Vicki Davey

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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