Become a Fire & Security Engineer: Your Guide to a Rewarding Career

Feb 8, 2024

The UK’s fire and security industry is booming, driven by increasing demand for skilled professionals who can design, install, and maintain crucial fire and security systems. This translates to exciting opportunities for aspiring individuals.

But where do you start?

This National Apprenticeship week we hope to equip you with the knowledge and resources to embark on your journey towards a fulfilling career in fire and security engineering. 

Qualifications that Open Doors

  • Unit 1 & Unit 2 courses for fundamentals in fire detection & alarm (FD&A) systems
  • Level 2 & Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Providing Electronic Fire and Security Systems
  • Level 2 & Level 3 Electrical Installations Course
  • BAFE Fire Extinguishers Courses; IFEDA, Diploma, FIA – Service & Maintenance 

Experience is Key

Complement your qualifications with valuable hands-on experience. Seek internships, work placements, or volunteer opportunities to gain practical insights and demonstrate your passion.

Boost Your Profile

Consider industry-recognised certifications from the Chartered Institute of Fire Protection (CFPA) or the National Security Inspectorate (NSI) to stand out from the crowd.

Finding the Right Training

We are proud to partner with Elevation Training Academy, who offer exceptional apprenticeship programs designed to instil the necessary skills and knowledge to kick start a career in Fire & Security. Their blended learning approach combines classroom learning with real-world experience, preparing you for a bright future.

With our experience at Secure & Recruit, in placing fire and security tutors for apprenticeship programs, we have gained valuable insights into the entire cycle. This knowledge positions us well to support Elevation Training Academy in their mission to train and empower the next generation of engineers.

Jolene Taylor, Managing Director of Elevation Training Academy, expresses her excitement about the partnership and “the shared vision to bridge the skills gap and provide young engineers with the necessary training and opportunities for personal and professional growth.”

Sophie Hallam, Managing Director at Secure & Recruit, shares in the enthusiasm, stating that “the partnership aligns perfectly with our commitment to nurturing a highly skilled workforce in the fire and security industry. We are thrilled to be part of this joint effort in creating a positive impact and supporting the industry’s growth.”

Together, we are determined to make a significant difference in the industry. Developing a highly skilled and talented workforce that will shape the future of fire and security.

Ready to Take the Next Step?

With the right qualifications, experience, and training, you can become a sought-after fire and security engineer. Making a vital contribution to safety and security in the UK. Contact Secure & Recruit today to explore job opportunities in Fire & Security and launch your fulfilling career!

Remember, a career in fire and security engineering offers:

  • Excellent job prospects and stability
  • Competitive salaries and benefits
  • The opportunity to make a real difference

Start your journey today and join the ranks of skilled professionals shaping a safer future.