Providing Electronic Security and Emergency Systems

Level 2 and Level 3

Providing Electronic Security & Emergency Systems Apprenticeship

  • Level 2 Certificate in Providing Electronic Security and Emergency Systems 2882-02
  • Level 3 Diploma in Providing Electronic Security and Emergency Systems 2882-03

These qualifications are intended for personnel employed in an engineering position within one or more of the following specialist areas of the electronic security and emergency systems industry

  • Intruder Alarm Systems
  • Fire Detection & Alarm(FD&A) Systems
  • Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) Systems
  • Access Control Systems

The level 2 and level 3 qualifications have been designed to meet the needs of engineers involved with security and emergency systems’ installation, commissioning, maintenance, auditing, surveying and design. The qualifications also provide for marketing and sales personnel who specialise in this industry.

Level 2 has been designed as the base qualification for engineers involved in the installation and maintenance of electronic security and emergency systems in any of the specialist areas stated above.

Level 3 has been designed to support engineers in more senior roles in the electronic security and emergency systems industry eg. Project/Contract Managers, Technician Engineers/Senior Installation Engineers and Supervisors, Sales Engineers, Commercial Managers, Site/Workshop Managers.

The Certificate (level 2) and Diploma (level 3) qualifications were developed in association with ‘Skills for Security’ and provide the accreditation of the skills required for the electronic security and emergency systems’ ‘Apprenticeship Frameworks’

1.1 Qualification structure

The Level 2 Certificate in Providing Electronic Security and Emergency Systems qualification is comprised of two pathways. To achieve either pathway a minimum of 21 credits must be successfully completed.

6 credits from the mandatory section, 13 credits from the mandatory section within pathway one, 12 credits from the mandatory section within pathway two, a minimum of 2 credits from pathway one optional section and a minimum of 3 credits from pathway two Level 2/3 Certificate/Diploma in Providing Electronic Security and Emergency Systems (2882-02/03) 7 optional section must be achieved. Achievement of any additional optional units will be recognised and recorded on the certificate

Pathway 1 – Installation of Electronic Security and Emergency Systems –

  • Mandatory units 001, 002 & 003,
  • Mandatory Technical Units 009, 010, 011 & 012
  • Optional units , 004, 005, 006, 007, 008, 019, 014, 015 & 016

Pathway 2 – Preventative Maintenance of Electronic Security and Emergency Alarms Systems –

  • Mandatory Units, 001, 002, 003,
  • Mandatory Technical Units 012, 014, 015 & 016 .
  • Optional Units – 004, 005, 006, 007, 008, 009, 010, 011 & 019

 

The Level 3 Diploma in Providing Electronic Security and Emergency Systems qualification is comprised of two pathways. To achieve either pathway a minimum of 47 credits must be successfully completed.

  • Mandatory Units – 40 credits from the mandatory section within Survey, Design and Sales of Electronic Security and Emergency Systems.
  • 39 credits from the mandatory section within the Implementation of Electronic Security and Emergency Systems.
  • Optional Units – A minimum of 7 credits must be achieved from the optional units within the Survey, Design and Sales of Electronic Security and Emergency Systems
  • A minimum of 8 credits from the Implementation of Electronic Security and Emergency Systems optional section.

 

Pathway 01 – Survey, design and sales of electronic security and emergency systems –

  • Mandatory units – 023, 024, 025, 026, 027, 028, 029 & 030 – Optional units 007, 014, 015, 017, 018, 019, 021, 022 & 031 & 032

 

Pathway 02 – Implementation of Electronic Security and Emergency Systems.

  • Mandatory units – 005, 017, 018, 019, 020, 022, 023, 029 & 030
  • Optional units – 007, 014, 021, 024, 025, 026, 027, 028, 031 & 032

See Section 5 for details of all units

 

1.2 Opportunities for progression

On completion of 2882 Level 2 candidates may progress to

  • Level 2 on an alternative 2882 pathway programme
  • Level 3 on a similar 2882 pathway programme, or choose an alternative 2882 pathway programme eg. to support Systems’ Design
  • Other City & Guilds Electrotechnical awards (see www.cityandguilds.com)

 

On completion of 2882 Level 3 candidates may progress to

  • Level 3 on a different pathway programme eg. to support Surveying/Sales
  • Application for Technician Membership of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (TMIET) (Completion of Level 3 UK National Qualification Framework needed)
  • Other City & Guilds Electro technical awards (see www.cityandguilds.com)
  • C&G Higher Diplomas in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (see www.cityandguilds.com) 8 Level 2/3 Certificate/Diploma in Providing Electronic Security and Emergency Systems (2882-02/03)
  • Other higher awards and progress to full membership of (MIET) and Chartered Engineer (CENG)
  • City & Guilds Management qualifications