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Fire emergency and security systems technician

Designing, installing and maintaining electronic systems to protect businesses, homes and properties against fires, break-ins and other emergencies.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard

Level

3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)

Typical length
36 months
Current funding band
Up to £18,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer

What apprentices will learn
  • electrical and electronic principles - including codes of practice, commissioning, design criteria and installation, testing and maintenance techniques
  • installing, testing and maintaining different systems - including a range of fire, emergency and security systems
  • system technologies - including storing, retrieving, manipulating, transmitting and receiving electronic data across a range of information communication technology (ICT) applications
  • using ICT tools and equipment - including email, mobile devices, personal computers and web applications
  • communications - including communication styles and communicating in a clear, articulate and appropriate manner
  • specialist fire, security, fire and emergency lighting or fire and security technician skills
  • health and safety practices, regulations and legislation within fire, emergency and security environments - including environmental compliance
Qualifications

None specified.

Before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must:

  • achieve level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
Professional registration

On completing their apprenticeship, apprentices can register as an engineering technician (EngTech) with the Engineering Council (EngC).

End Point Assessment
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Organisation Phone Number Email
NET 07590 224088
More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.