Fire And Security Apprentice Engineer

Type: Apprentice
Region: Scotland

Initially the apprentice will work alongside experienced engineers, learning and developing in the field of security.

The qualification you would be studying towards is the Fire Emergency Security Systems Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard.

Skills for Security will deliver the apprenticeship training in block release at their Glasgow Centre. You will attend centre one week every eight weeks.

You will be required to complete all training tasks allocated during your block release weeks at the training centre and gather any site evidence needed to supplement your studies.

You will be required to complete an annual assessment at the training centre and take part in any additional training courses that the company require you to complete.

The employer will mentor and coach you on the job. You will also shadow, learn and get involved in all aspects of Fire and Security Alarms.

You will be provided with full training on company standards and industry best practices.

Things to consider

The apprenticeship is up to 36 months and therefore, full commitment is required.

Skills required


Future prospects

Dalkia is one of the largest employers within Europe and have a strong track record of promoting from within. Once the apprentice completes their training, you would be subject to Dalkia’s annual personal development review – part of this process is mapping out a future career path for the apprentice.

Hours per week 39.5

Working week Monday – Friday

Apprenticeship standard Fire emergency and security systems technician (Level 3)

Desired skills/qualities:

  • A drivers license would be beneficial, but not essential.
  • National grade 5 (or equivalent) for English, Maths and Science.
  • Excellent timekeeping.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Trustworthy
  • Excelllent team player with fantastic customer service skils.

    Dalkia is one of the largest employers within Europe, they are now looking to expand their team in Glasgow with FOUR new apprentices!

  • Dalkia Scotshield will ensure that their existing, experienced engineers will be partnered with the new apprentices. Apprentices will experience a variety of environments, including commercial sites and constructions sites.

    Day to day tasks will vary depending on the project or work being carried out, but most projects will involve installation, commisioning and maintainence of fire and security systems – for example, CCTV systems, intruder alarms and door access control systems.

    Applicants who are sucessful at interview stage would be invited to Dalkia’s office for an assesment day.

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