Sovereign Fire & Security have an exciting opportunity for an apprentice to join their ever-growing team. You will be involved in anything from installation to full service and maintenance and will provide exceptional service to our customers.
As an Apprentice Fire & Security Engineer you will gain on the job experience of installing and maintaining fire, CCTV, Access Control and Intruder alarm systems. You will work alongside our experienced Installation & Service and Maintenance Engineers to provide professional and dependable quality of service to customer / contractors in a timely manner. In partnership with Yeovil College.
Installation of new Fire & Security systems to meet Company requirements
Seeing Installation projects through to completion
Carry out servicing and repairs on various security systems including Advanced, Gent, Apollo and Hochiki, Texecom, Galaxy, Menvier, Hikvision, Dahua, Avigilon, TDSi, Integra, Paxton
Complete the necessary paperwork and reports in a timely manner
Attend reactive calls and breakdowns, and perform general maintenance work including tracing and rectification of faults
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
You will attend Yeovil College on a block week basis.
Year 1 – 10 Block weeks (spread across the year).
Year 2 – 6 Block weeks (spread across the year).
Year 3 – 4 Block weeks (spread across the year).
Training to include:
Level 3 Fire emergency and security systems technician
Critical Health and Safety knowledge for the achievement of the Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) card (CSCS affiliated) for employment purposes, with regular assessment to ensure a deep and thorough understanding, with a clear demonstration of competence before being allowed to attempt the end-point assessment
Functional Skills Maths and English (if required) – general skills that are used in every job, such as Communication and Application of Number
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
It is our aim for the right candidate to remain in a permanent role within the business and to develop their level of responsibilities accordingly.
Desired skills and personal qualities
Attention to detail
Customer care skills
Problem solving skills
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9 (A-C)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9 (A-C)) Essential
Things to consider
A full driving licence and own transport is preferred, but not essential, and candidates should be willing to travel throughout the Southwest & South Wales.
Staring from £12,000
Overtime may be available depending on the age of the apprentice
8.30am – 5.00pm depending on site requirements and location. Total hours per week: 40.00.