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The 'Get Fired Up' video provides an insight into the apprenticeship world. A big thank you to Trinity Protection Systems Ltd who assisted in creating the video with Gent.

 


Looking For A New and Exciting Career?

The Get Fired Up Scheme provides you with a structured and interesting career in the Fire Industry. Learn new skills as you spend time in college, be trained and get paid with one of the Gent 24 System Integrators!

  • Are you looking for a DIFFERENT qualifiaction with great career prospects?
  • Do you want to make a real difference in SAVING peoples lifes’?
  • Do You enjoy solving TECHNICAL PROBLEMS?
  • Are you looking to EARN while you learn?
 
Then the Fire Emergency and Security Systems Apprenticeship standard is for you.


Occupation title


Fire, Emergency and Security Systems Technician

Generic job titles recognised across the industry

Alarm/Fire/Emergency/Security Systems: Installer/Maintainer/Engineer/Technician

Occupational profile

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.

Skills include interconnection of equipment, programming, verifying performance/fault finding and testing and maintaining.
Technicians will carry out planned jobs to install new systems, modify and maintain existing systems as well as respond to call-outs to repair faulty systems where they will utilise their problem solving skills.

They 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.
It is important for Fire, Emergency and Security Systems Technicians to be able to work independently or as part of a team and use their knowledge and skills to ensure systems have been appropriately selected and installed and maintained to a professional industry standards, often without any supervision, and done so in a safe, efficient and economical manner to minimise waste.

Apprenticeships – real jobs, real training, real life.

The Get Fired Up Scheme offers people the chance to work and train with one of the Gent 24 System Integrators. The following case study details the journey of a recent graduate and how they became a qualified fire engineer .