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Fire And Security Apprentice – Dorset

Job Description

 Are you passionate about fire and security systems? Are you looking for an exciting career opportunity to gain hands-on experience and professional qualifications? Unique Fire and Security is offering two apprenticeship positions for enthusiastic individuals who want to join our dynamic team.

 As an apprentice with Unique Fire and Security, you will have the chance to learn and develop your skills in the installation, servicing, and repair of fire and security systems. We are committed to providing a comprehensive training program that will equip you with the necessary knowledge and qualifications to become a successful Fire Emergency and Security Systems Technician.

Key Responsibilities

  • Install new fire and security systems in accordance with company requirements.
  • Oversee installation projects from start to finish.
  • Conduct servicing and repairs on various security systems, including Advanced, Gent, Apollo, Hochiki, Texecom,          Galaxy, Menvier, Hikvision, Dahua, Avigilon, TDSi, Integra, and Paxton.
  • Complete paperwork and reports accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Attend reactive calls and breakdowns, performing general maintenance work and fault rectification.

Training and Qualifications

As part of your apprenticeship with Unique Fire and Security, you will undertake the Fire Emergency and Security Systems Technician Level 3 training. This comprehensive training program combines workplace learning with regular college attendance. Throughout the apprenticeship, you will acquire the necessary knowledge, skills, and behaviours outlined in the fire emergency and security systems technician standard. Upon completion of the apprenticeship, you will be awarded the Fire Emergency and Security Systems Technician qualification.

Additionally, Functional Skills in maths and English may be required, depending on your current level. At Unique Fire and Security, we are committed to your continued professional development. Upon completing the apprenticeship, we will provide further training opportunities, including the FIA Fire Alarm course, BAFE extinguisher training, and FIA Emergency Lighting training. These additional certifications will ensure that you possess all the knowledge required to become a fully qualified Fire and Security Engineer of the future. 


  • Genuine interest in fire and security systems
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good communication and teamwork abilities
  • Willingness to learn and develop new skills.
  • Ability to work at heights and in confined spaces (training will be provided)

Join Unique Fire and Security and kick-start your career in the fire and security industry. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to gain invaluable experience, professional qualifications, and ongoing training. To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your interest and suitability for the role.