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BENEFITS OF BECOMING A Trainee

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How you will benefit?

  • Work on-site with established employers and get a valuable reference to support your job applications

  • Gain valuable insight into a wide variety of sectors

  • Develop your health and safety knowledge and awareness – achieve your ECS trainee card

  • Develop your communication skills and techniques to help you at the interview

  • Get maths and English support and tips on how to get your CVs noticed by employers

  • Find out about how to progress to an apprenticeship

What will you learn?

  • Work preparation training (CV writing, interview techniques, job search and vital interpersonal skills)

  • Develop your maths and English skills

  • Four weeks of on-site work experience with a local employer

  • Knowledge of relevant industries (e.g. fire & security) and the opportunities available

  • ECS or CSCS qualification 

  • Taster sessions in our workshops to prepare you for your work experience

  • Essential tool skills coached both on-site and in our dedicated training centres

Although we specialise in the Fire and Security engineering sector, we will provide you with the experience and skills to help you apply for any type of work. By completing a Traineeship programme, you will have demonstrated a commitment to developing yourself and a willingness to work effectively with others, which prospective employers will well receive.

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What our trainees have to say...

"Skills for security have really helped me understand more about this industry and have fully supported me all of the way so far. I’m very happy with their help and what they all do for me"

"I focused for 3 months with the help of lovely Naz and Leah the legend how can I forget about my brother Gurm honestly if it wasn’t for Gurm I would have given up but he made it easy for me. Also big thanks to Suky who actually found the job for me and big up all the Family of Skills For Security I hope to keep in touch with you guys and thank you for everything"

"I would like to give a massive thank you to all the teachers and staff that have helped me get my qualification and move on with this. They are really helpful and kind and they really care for their students and they will give their best for every student to pass"

"It gets better and better. I feel I have more belief in myself and I can actually do things and staff helped and believed in me, specially Evie and Laura who were always there for me and believed in me even when I didn’t"

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