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Fire, Emergency and Security Systems Technician Apprenticeship standard


What you need to know about the Highfield Level 3 End-Point Assessment for Fire Emergency and Security Systems Technician

Who is this Standard for?

This apprenticeship is for individuals working as Fire, Emergency and Security Systems Technicians and reflects the needs of employers who employ apprentices to carry out the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of electronic systems in and outside simple and complex premises to protect individuals, homes and properties from risk and danger. 

Programme structure

This is a level 3 apprenticeship standard that has a minimum duration of 36 months.

Assessment Plan

Apprentices who started their apprenticeship on or after 19/08/2016 will be assessed against ST0189/AP02

End-Point Assessment methods

  • Knowledge test
  • Workplace assessments consisting of:
    • real-life practical observation
    • professional discussion

EPA kit - To access the full EPA kit and Gateway Readiness Report for this standard, please visit here.

Apprenticeship Standard and EPA Timeline - this document (available here) supports employers, training providers and apprentices by providing them with the clear time frames required to complete each stage of the apprenticeship and end-point assessment journey, through to ESFA certification.

Apprentice Support and Guidance Documents 

These documents support employers, training providers and apprentices preparing for end-point assessment.

Think About - Professional Discussion

Think About - Practical Skills Test Assessment Fire and Emergency Lighting

Think About - Practical Skills Test Assessment Fire and Security

Think About - Practical Skills Test Assessment Fire

Think About - Practical Skills Test Assessment Security

Fire System Manuals – these have been provided to help prepare learners for the Practical Skills Test:

Kentec Sigma CP Conventional Control Panel – https://kentec.co.uk/product/sigma-cp/

Kentec Syncro AS Lite Addressable Fire Control Panel – https://kentec.co.uk/product/syncro-as/

Security System Manuals – these have been provided to help prepare learners for the Practical Skills Test:

Pyronix Euro Large Panel and Keyboard – https://www.pyronix.com/uk/products/euro-46-v10

Hikvision DVR (DS-7316HUHI-K4) – https://www.hikvision.com/en/products/Turbo-HD-Products/DVR/Pro-Series/DS-7316HQHI-K4/

Paxton NET2 Entry Control Unit – https://www.paxton-access.com/products/net2-entry-control-unit/

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