Fire, Emergency and Security Systems Level 3

Unit 1, The Courtyard, Roman Way, Coleshill B46 1HQ

Salary: £5.00 per hour first 3 months. £5.50 thereafter until 12 months £8.20 after 12 months

Posted: 2020-10-21

Start Date: 2020-10-21

Recruiter: Total Integrated Solutions Limited

Job Description

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Fire and Security Apprentice Engineer.  You will need to have excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a team and meet tight deadlines.  Initially, you will be working with an experienced engineer to learn how to install, maintain and service a variety of fire and security systems.  The role will involve working at heights.  A full driving license is desirable or you should be working towards.  You will need to have a keen interest in technology and be PC literate.


We are inviting enthusiastic individuals who are committed to learning new skills and knowledge with the appropriate experience, qualifications and personal qualities to apply for this exciting opportunity.


The ideal candidate will have the confidence to deal with various individuals and groups.  You will be supported to undertake recognised qualifications whilst gaining invaluable on-the-job experience. You will need to be a team player, reliable, adaptable, conscientious, and able to work to instructions.

What SFS do:

Deliver the Level 2 / 3 apprenticeship of your choice.
• Completing all training tasks allocated during your block release weeks at the training centre and gathering any site evidence needed to supplement your studies.
• Complete an annual assessment at the training centre and take part in any additional training courses that the company require you to complete.

Employer / On the Job training:

Health and Safety training
Manufacturers training
Mentored by experienced/qualified engineers

You will be required to interact with your mentors and carry out the tasks required of you to a high standard.

You will be required to complete all course work, online training and toolbox talks on time and to a good standard.

Do you have a shortlist criteria for the vacancy? If so, please specify below:

Previous electronic or electrical qualifications an advantage
Working towards or has a full driving licence
GCSE in Maths and English – B
Desire to learn
Interest in technology and PC literate


TIS are a forward thinking and nationally renowned Security and Communications Company who are NSI Gold and BAFE accredited. We specialise in the design, installation, service and maintenance of integrated security systems and manufacture specialist equipment. TIS work with a wide range of public and private sector businesses and have achieved a reputation for quality, care and reliability which is second to none.

Our absolute ambition is to provide and maintain a premium service in the industry with staff wellbeing, safety and environmental considerations at the forefront of our services. Our strategy is to achieve a premium service and a commitment to employees, customers and all stakeholders. We provide an environment of quality and care helping employees engage with our customers, putting them at the heart of what we do.

Due to the Company’s continued success we are looking to expand our Engineering team at our Coleshill Office and have a fantastic opening for an apprentice engineer. You should be positive and enthusiastic with the desire to continually develop your skills and knowledge.

The main duties and responsibilities:

• Assisting an experienced engineer in the installation, maintenance and service of a variety of security systems including public space CCTV, fire alarms, door entry, intruder alarms, PABX, data networking and access control systems
• Have strong customer service skills
• Knowledge and understanding of health and safety regulations and procedures
• Working at heights
• Obtain or working towards a full driving license

Desired skills

Communication, Teamwork, Organisation, problem solving, attention to details, adaptability

Personal qualities

Motivated, confident, enthusiastic, positive attitude, good work ethic, teamwork, committed to learning, good time management

Qualifications required

Previous electronic or electrical qualifications an advantage
Working towards or has a full driving licence
GCSE in Maths and English – B

Employer Overview

Future Prospects: 

With the right commitment to learning and interest in technology the apprentice has the opportunity to progress into a number of engineering roles:

Multi Skilled Engineer
Commissioning Engineer
Technical Engineer
Project Engineer
Installation Engineer