Electronic Security Engineers design, install, commission, handover, maintain and repair life safety systems including fire alarms (please remove), intruder alarms, CCTV systems and access control. A fire and security engineer will work with a range of technology to make users feel safe in their homes, business and when in public spaces.
This competition has been designed to reflect the role of an Electronic Security Engineer and the standards that are expected within this industry. The competition is delivered by Skills for Security, who on behalf of the industry are responsible for the success and sustainability of the Electronic Security Systems Skills Competition.
Attention to detail
Health and Safety
Project management and planning
Auditing and evaluation
Designing and surveying
Installation and testing techniques
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Learners who get through the passive stage (where they will be expected to prepare a submission for entry or participate in an online assessment), will be invited to take part in national qualifiers which take place across the UK between April and June. All competitors receive certification for their achievements at the qualifiers
The highest performers from the national qualifiers are invited to compete in the UK National Finals in November at WorldSkills UK LIVE, the UK’s largest skills, apprenticeship and careers event
In light of the ongoing uncertainty relating to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will not be running the WorldSkills UK national competition cycle in 2020. We expect to resume competitions in 2021 and urge you to register your interest now so we can keep you advised of developments.