Providing Electronic Security and Emergency Systems (2882)

Last Updated: 02 Apr 2014
The  Providing Electronic Security and Emergency Systems qualifications are ideal for engineers and others working within the electronic security and emergency systems industry. They have been designed to meet the needs of engineers involved with security and emergency systems, installation, commissioning, maintenance, auditing, surveying and design.
These qualifications have been developed for a range of roles within providing electronic security and emergency systems. They cover marketing and sales as well as engineering.
You must be aged 16 or over.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

These qualifications allow you to develop and demonstrate your knowledge and skills in areas such as:

  • Reducing the risks to health and safety at work
  • Installing electronic security and emergency systems
  • Diagnosing and rectifying faults on electronic security and emergency systems
  • Making sales presentations.

Assessment is typically through assessor observations, witness testimony, products of work, projects assignments and questioning. You will also complete a portfolio of evidence for each unit.

Which level is right for me?

Level 2
You are starting out in your career in providing electronic security and emergency systems and have some relevant knowledge and skills, usually from a role where you've been supervised.

Level 3
You are experienced in providing electronic security and emergency systems and have a great deal of technical skills and knowledge. You work with minimum supervision and have a good record of safety, fault correction and ensuring work meets the required standard.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

The Level 2 qualifications can help you to progress in a wide range of engineering roles working with:

  • Intruder alarms systems
  • Fire detection and alarm systems
  • Closed circuit television systems
  • Access control systems.

At Level 3 you could be working as a:

  • Project or contract manager
  • Technical engineer
  • Senior installation engineer or supervisor
  • Sales engineer
  • Commercial manager
  • Site/Workshop manager.

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver these qualifications you will need suitably qualified staff to carry out training and assessment.

You will also need suitable facilities to carry out the required training to enable learners to achieve industry standards.

Centres currently offering the NVQ in Providing Security, Emergency and Alarm Systems (1882) have automatic approval to offer these qualifications.

To find all the resource requirements, download the handbooks from the centre documents section.

There are no eligibility requirements for the Level 2 NVQ Certificate and/or Diploma. You would usually need to have a Level 2 qualification before starting a Level 3 qualification, or have significant industry experience.

Level 2

This level is ideal if you are starting out in your career in providing electronic security and emergency systems and have some relevant knowledge and skills, usually from a role where you've been supervised.

The Level 2 certificate is comprised of two pathways:

  • Installation of electronic security and emergency systems
  • Preventative maintenance of electronic security and emergency alarm systems.

To achieve either pathway, you will need to complete mandatory and optional units.

For a full list of units, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

The Level 2 qualifications can help you to progress in a wide range of engineering roles working with:

  • Intruder alarms systems,
  • Fire detection and alarm systems
  • Closed circuit television systems
  • Access control systems.

At Level 3 you could be working as a:

  • Project or contract manager
  • Technical engineer
  • Senior installation engineer or supervisor
  • Sales engineer
  • Commercial manager
  • Site/workshop manager.

Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Providing Electronic Security and Emergency Systems (2882-02)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2016 Supportive services: Learning Assistant

Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Installation of Electronic Security and Emergency Systems

  • Accreditation No: 501/0032/4 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 21 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 198 - 198 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Preventative Maintenance of Electronic Emergency Alarms Systems

  • Accreditation No: 501/0032/4 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 21 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 198 - 198 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3

This level is ideal if you are experienced in providing electronic security and emergency systems and have a great deal of technical skills and knowledge. You work with minimum supervision and have a good record of safety and fault correction.

The Level 3 Diploma is comprised of two pathways:

  • Survey, design and sales of electronic security and emergency systems
  • Implementation of electronic security and emergency systems.

To achieve either pathway, you will need to complete mandatory and optional units.

For a full list of units, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

The Level 2 qualifications can help you to progress in a wide range of engineering roles working with:

  • Intruder alarms systems,
  • Fire detection and alarm systems
  • Closed circuit television systems
  • Access control systems.

At Level 3 you could be working as a:

  • Project or contract manager
  • Technical engineer
  • Senior installation engineer or supervisor
  • Sales engineer
  • Commercial manager
  • Site/workshop manager.

Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Providing Electronic Security and Emergency Systems (2882-03)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2016

Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Implementation of Electronic and Emergency Security Systems

  • Accreditation No: 501/0837/2 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 47 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 328 - 328 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Survey, Design and Sales of Electronic & Emergency Security Systems

  • Accreditation No: 501/0837/2 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 47 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 328 - 328 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

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