Apprentice Fire and Security Engineer - Ref24007

 Published 25 days ago
 United Kingdom
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Apprentice Fire & Security Engineer - North London

Alarm Communications Limited are a leading team of fire protection, commercial security and building management systems specialists, with our Head Office located in Surrey. Our client base is predominantly built of prestigious buildings and landmarks, such as high-end hotels, stadia and education establishments in and around Greater London. We are currently looking to appoint a new Apprentice Fire & Security Engineer specifically covering North London.

Basic Salary – We pay the national UK apprenticeship rates, subject to age with a clear path for progression.

Overtime, Travel Time & Call-out

Pension, Life Assurance & much more.Please see our generous remuneration packages below

Alarm Communication’s Apprentices

The core focus of the role is to assist in routine maintenance / installation of small works, call-outs and standby on Intruder, CCTV, Access control and Fire Alarms. Apprentices will be required to work alongside a competent Engineer and assist with the following duties.

  • Maintaining fire alarm, access control, CCTV and intruder alarm systems to the highest standards, representing the engineering face of Marlowe Fire & Security Group.
  • Carrying out routine services of fire and intruder alarm systems.
  • Provide detailed information to enable accurate quoting of chargeable works.
  • Maintain impeccable conduct and deliver the highest standard of customer service.
  • Keep concise and accurate records of work completed.
  • Complete your Fire & Security Systems Qualification.

Your Qualification and Course

  • To become a full-qualified Fire & Security Engineer, your will learn both on the job, whilst studying across a 3-year course.
  • The educational course operates in block releases, 1 week for each block release.
  • There will be 14 block releases across the 3-year period where you will attend college during those weeks.
  • To complete your Level 3 End Point Assessment (EPA), you will be required to pass a theory and practical exam
  • Your Apprenticeship Provider will be Skills4Security. You can find more information here: Skills 4 Security


Who We’re Looking For

Alarm Communications consistently aspire to create safe, secure and sustainable spaces, that have a positive influence on the lives of colleagues, clients and the communities we work in, therefore, in addition to having all the usual attributes of a great Alarm Communications’ employee, such as; a positive attitude, excellent communication skills, well presented and professional at all times, ability to work alone and as part of a team….. For this specific opportunity, we are looking for candidates who offer:

  • Qualified to A Level or BTEC. An Electrical qualification or similar would be an advantage but not mandatory.
  • Exemplary in conduct and appearance, possessing excellent communication skills and an inner drive to deliver the highest standards at all times.
  • A meticulous, thorough approach is required to ensure attention to detail is maintained.
  • Flexibility, Adaptability and Reliability are vital attributes.
  • The applicant will be a self-motivated with the ability and desire to manage their workload and course work efficiently, meeting deadlines and achieving all targets.
  • Full, Manual UK Drivers Licence


How we Attract, Reward & Retain Our Employees

At Alarm Communications we recognise the importance of fairly rewarding our employees. We go above and beyond with our remuneration packages that not only meet the needs of a challenging economic climate, but we offer packages, benefits and incentives to support the broader needs of our people making their everyday lives and futures more comfortable.

  • Basic Salary - We pay the national UK apprenticeship rates, subject to age with a clear path for progression.
  • Overtime, Travel Time
  • Aviva Pension
  • Life Assurance 4x Salary
  • 20 Days Paid Holidays plus Bank Holidays
  • Additional Day holiday for each full year of completed service (up to 25 days)
  • Additional Birthday Holiday
  • Paid Candidate Referral Scheme – up to £1,000 per referral, unlimited referrals.
  • Mental Health & Well-being Scheme
  • Employee Recognition Scheme
  • Free, secure, onsite parking
  • Development and progression opportunities


A Little More About Alarm Communications

We are a small, regionally focused business which gifts our clients a bespoke and reactive service with undivided attention & dedication. However, we have the luxury and benefit of being part of a wider group of businesses within the Fire Protection, Security & Building Management Systems industry, allowing us to share best-practice, learning & development academies, Human Resource specialists and knowledge for constant improvement across the critical service industry.

Big enough to provide but small enough to care.

Our Business Include:

  • Alarm Communications
  • Griffin Fire
  • Clymac
  • FAFS Fire & Security
  • MJ Fire
  • Marlowe Kitchen Fire Suppression
  • Morgan Fire Protection
  • Victory Fire
  • Marlowe Smoke Control
  • Marlowe Fire & Security
  • Hadrian Technology


Equal Opportunities

We strive to create a diverse, inclusive environment to encourage all our employees to be themselves. We celebrate what makes us unique and believe that adopting a culture of inclusion helps us to best serve our customers. We are committed to supporting equal opportunities, please inform us if you require any reasonable adjustments to enable you to participate in the recruitment process.


Right to Work

Regrettably, we are unable to offer Right to Work Sponsorship.

If you do not currently have the Right to Work in the UK or will need additional support to extend your current Right to Work status, your application cannot be considered.

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