Fire & Security Apprenticeship


Salary: £200.00 per week

Posted: 2019-02-14

Start Date: 2019-04-30

Recruiter: Trinity Fire and Security Systems Ltd

Job Description

Join Trinity Fire and Security Systems as an apprentice Engineer. Gain the skills required for a career in the fire and security industry and the possibility of continued employment with Trinity.

As a Fire & Security Apprentice your duties will include:

  • Examine Fire and Security Systems to locate problems or issues along with recommendations in accordance with British Standards or regulations
  • Test and service backup batteries for fire and security systems and check programs and verify systems are functional
  • Diagnose system fault and respond where possible
  • Mount and fix and Terminate Fire alarm and security systems along with ancillary items
  • Maintain fire and security systems in accordance with the British Standards and Manufacturers regulations
  • Review and understand electrical drawings or building blue prints and follow design details
  • Install electrical cables in accordance with the design drawings in all types of premises, including conduits, tray work and bracketry
  • Inspect installations by others; review install methods and suggest alternative install ideas
  • Read manuals and keep yourself up to date with the latest technology advances in the fire and security industry
  • Demonstrate systems for customers, answer technical questions and offer advice. Grow very strong customer focus skills
  • Program fire and security systems, reviewing and implementing the cause and effect process. Understand the consequences of programming systems and their effect on other building integrated life safety systems
  • Provide customers with costs and estimates following such surveys or visits
  • Communicate with the customer to identify their needs and asses their risks for both fire and security
  • Maintain and update van stock to enable first fix completions
  • Provide out of hours cover along with working outside of normal working hours to maintain life safety and security system integrity
  • Maintain our customer as your number one priority, keeping integrity and customer satisfaction as your key objective

Desired skills

  • Reliable
  • Interest in Sector 
  • Hands on
  • Trustworthy
  • Good Team Player 
  • Practical

Personal qualities

  • Punctual
  • Honest
  • Reliable
  • Hardworking
  • Good attention to detail

Qualifications required

  • C/4 grade or equivalent GCSE in English, maths & ICT preferred 

Employer Overview

Since 1997 Trinity Fire & Security has been helping businesses to ensure the safety of their people, properties and business operations.

We are proud to be truly independent, and our customer support teams now operate from 10 regional offices across the UK.