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Apprenticeship Standard - Level 3 Fire, Emergency and Security Systems

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Course Description

Job roles include: Alarm/Fire/Emergency/Security Systems: Installer/Maintainer/Engineer/Technician

Fire, Emergency and Security Systems Technicians design, install, commission and maintain electronic systems in and outside simple and complex premises to protect individuals, homes and properties from risk and danger. Systems include fire, security and emergency systems to detect intrusion, provide surveillance, monitor and control access to buildings, properties and sites or to detect fire and emergencies.

Fire, Emergency and Security Systems apprentices' will take a professional approach to customer service skills which include being presentable, tidy and respectful as they can often find themselves working in and outside customers’ homes as well as in and outside business premises.

Qualifications

Level 3 Fire Emergency and Security Systems Apprenticeship

Entry Requirements

Individual employers will identify any relevant entry requirements in terms of previous qualifications.

Initial assessment and diagnostic testing on English and maths will take place prior to commencement of the apprenticeship (Unless already achieved A-C, 4-9 GCSE or equivalent English & maths).

Apprentices without Level 2 English and Maths will need to achieve this prior to taking the end-point assessment.

Details

THE FIRE, EMERGENCY AND SECUIRTY APPRENTICESHIP PROVIDES THE OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN AND DEVELOP A RANGE OF KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS INCLUDING:


Understand health and safety legislation, codes of practice and safe working practices

Know how to store, retrieve, manipulate, transmit or receive data/information electronically in a digital form across a range of ICT applications (e.g. personal computers, digital transmission over IP, email, mobile communication technology)

Understand different communication styles, how to communicate in a clear, articulate and appropriate manner and how to adapt communication style to suit different situations.

Operate a range of ICT equipment and systems to store, retrieve, manipulate, transmit or receive digital data and electronic information in applications and environments applicable to the role.

Operate in a safe working manner by adhering to health and safety legislation, codes of practice and applying safe working practices.

Contribute to the application of design, planning, installation, testing, commissioning, maintenance, fault diagnosis, service and repair and electrical and electronic techniques on fire, emergency and security systems.

Demonstrate drive and flexibility in fulfilling requirements of role.

Work productively and engage with colleagues, clients, other trades, suppliers and the public.

Develop and retain trust with customers and colleagues by undertaking responsibilities in an ethical and empathetic manner.

Progression

On completion of this standard, apprentices can progress into a wide range of employment opportunities or further education.

By the end of this apprenticeship the candidate will have satisfied the requirements for registration as EngTech by the Engineering Council.

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