Electronic Security Systems
Do you want to help make a difference and protect people in their homes? Study an apprenticeship in electronic security systems and join an industry that is focused on making Scotland safer. You can learn valuable practical techniques such as security system installation and intruder detection.
The apprenticeship is suited for people who are safety-focused. You’ill be able to learn about the latest anti-terrorist technology and how to apply it to offices, businesses and homes. You can also develop your knowledge of security systems and contribute to the enhancement of existing machines.
Whether you’re interested in electronics or safety equipment, there’s a job for you in Scotland’s security sector. Fix and improve complex systems as a maintenance engineer. Help firefighters respond to emergencies quickly by installing an advanced alarm device. The apprenticeship is geared towards helping you make a positive impact in the security industry.
You'll gain a Modern Apprenticeship at SCQF Level 7.
Your qualification includes:
Providing Electronic Fire and Security Systems at SCQF Level 6
During your work, you will be assessed at SCQF level 7. You can learn how to:
Commission electronic security systems
Survey sites to prepare specifications for electronic security systems
Make presentations to sell electronic security systems
Implement work to meet installation requirements
Promote a healthy and safe culture in the workplace
Provide leadership in your team
Manage your own resources and professional development
You will develop the following core skills:
These transferrable skills are useful for working in other jobs such as electrical engineering and installation.
This Modern Apprenticeship gives you a range of study and work options. Choose to carry on your studies with an electronics degree or go into full-time work.
Further education: Study for a higher qualification such as a bachelor’s degree in electronic engineering. Your experience will support your university application.
Straight to work: Use your qualifications and find a job in the electronic security system industry. Several jobs are listed below:
Installation and maintenance supervisor
Electronic security system engineer
There are no set requirements for the apprenticeship, However, it is useful to have an interest in the electronic security system field.
How does it work?
You’ll learn in a real-world environment and earn a wage. You’ll also study with a college or another learning provider.
How long will it take?
This Modern Apprenticeship will take 12 to 24 months to complete.
How to apply
Use the 'Find vacancies near you' search at the end of this page to look for vacancies, then you can apply online.
You'll apply on Apprenticeships.scot or the company’s own website – there are details on the vacancy advert.