Fire, Emergency and Security Systems Apprenticeships

JTL has launched a new apprenticeship in fire, emergency and security systems that leads to a recognised Level 3 NVQ qualification. The course will be delivered in two locations - The Midlands and Essex. 

The Fire, Emergency and Security Systems Apprenticeship will provide apprentices with a clear pathway towards becoming a fully qualified technician, engineer or installer of alarm, fire, emergency and security systems.

Career Profile

In just three years an apprentice can achieve an industry recognised qualification, giving them the opportunity to pursue an exciting career. An occupation as a technician in this field typically involves the following responsibilities:

  • Designing, installing, commissioning and maintaining electronic systems within and outside premises to protect individuals, homes and properties from risk and danger.

  • Working with fire, security and emergency systems to detect intrusion, provide surveillance, monitor and control access to buildings and detect fire and emergencies.

  • Interconnecting equipment, programming, verifying performance and fault finding, testing and maintaining.

  • Responding to call-outs to repair faulty systems by using problem solving skills.

Employer-Designed Standard

The Fire, Emergency and Security Systems Apprenticeship standard was developed by an employer group with the support of the FSA, BSIA, FIA and other key industry stakeholders. As an employer-designed apprenticeship, the focus is to ensure that apprentices receive the precise training and assessment to meet industry and business needs.

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