Fire and Security Systems - Apprenticeship NI (Level 3)

Security and fire systems installers fit and service electronic systems that detect intruders and fire, and control access to buildings or sites electronically.



Academic Year: 2022/23

Course Code: 10682

Campus: Lisburn, Newtownards

Study Type: Full-Time

Education Level Further Education

Sessions

The following sessions are open for application on this course:

Type Campus Start
Full-Time Lisburn
05/09/2022
Full-Time Lisburn
05/09/2022
Full-Time Newtownards
05/09/2022
Full-Time Newtownards
05/09/2022

Course Overview

This 4-year apprenticeship programme helps people design, install, commission and maintain Fire Detection and Alarm Systems or Electronic Security Systems for simple and complex premises providing protection to life and properties from risk and danger.

The course is made up of 2 elements.

The Level 3 Diploma in Fire  Alarm Systems or Electronic Security Systems (VRQ) will develop your knowledge and practical skills for the sector.   It will cover elements such as Health and Safety, Scientific Electrical Principles, Networking Principles, Design, Installation, Commissioning, Handover, Fault Diagnosis and Maintenance of Fire Detection and Alarm Systems or Electronic Security Systems.   This element of the Apprenticeship is assessed through a range of multiple-choice exams, assignments, and practical work.

This is complimented by a Level 3 Diploma in Providing Fire, or Electronic Security Systems (NVQ), which allows you to demonstrate competence in the industry by developing a portfolio of onsite evidence.

The college actively promotes opportunities to compete in skills-based competitions for the sector at local and national level.

This is a brand-new qualification that has been developed by industry representatives.    The Apprenticeship framework is subject to approval by the Department for the Economy.

Ideal If:

You want to learn to design, install, commission and maintain Fire Detection and Alarm Systems or Electronic Security Systems for simple and complex premises providing protection to life and properties from risk and danger.

You'll Learn:

You will learn about the design, installation, commissioning, handover and fault diagnosis and rectification for Fire Detection and Alarm Systems or Electronic Security Systems.

You'll Love:

The industry standard workshops designed to give you practical experience.

You'll Progress:

Successful completion of this course can lead to employment as a Commercial Manager, Sales Engineer or a Fire Alarms and Security Technician. Higher Level Apprenticeship or Level 4 HNC in Building Service Engineering.

You'll Need:

  • A minimum of 5 GCSEs grade A* to C (or equivalent)
  • A minimum of grade C in Mathematics and English Language (or equivalent) and
  • Successful completion of the SERC Aptitude Test, and
  • Evidence of employment following Training Organisation guidelines

Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

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Available Sessions Summary

The following sessions are open for application on this course:

Type Campus Start
Full-Time Lisburn
05/09/2022
Full-Time Lisburn
05/09/2022
Full-Time Newtownards
05/09/2022
Full-Time Newtownards
05/09/2022

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Further Education

If you have just completed your GCSEs, Further Education is most likely the option for you. FE covers qualifications from entry to higher level qualifications such as Awards, Certificates, Diplomas, NVQ, BTEC and Apprenticeships.

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Available Sessions

The following sessions are available to apply for:

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Fire and Security Systems - Apprenticeship NI (Level 3)
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Lisburn

05/09/2022

12

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Fire and Security Systems - Apprenticeship NI (Level 3)
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Lisburn

05/09/2022

18

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Fire and Security Systems - Apprenticeship NI (Level 3) Fast Track
Y10682NF1C
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Newtownards

05/09/2022

18

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Fire and Security Systems - Apprenticeship NI (Level 3)
Y10682NF2A
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Newtownards

05/09/2022

18

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