Apprentice Recruitment

Vacancy – Apprentice Security Systems Engineer

Employer:        Pointer Limited

Address:          65 North Wallace Street


                          G4 0DT

Tel:                   0141 564 2500


At Pointer we make it our mission to deliver on what we promise. The reason we are so confident that we will be able to do this is our staff. We have invested in our people – proper people; committed and professional people, in order to provide them with the skillsets and qualifications to do a ‘proper job’. We trust them to work properly, and that’s why you can trust us to manage both large scale projects and national service and maintenance contracts on the customers behalf.  Our Values are Passion, Respect, Integrity, Delivery and Expertise.

Pointer have years of experience in many different sectors including utilities, retail, logistics, prisons, government buildings,

banks and many more.  This experience gives us the confidence and know how to deliver a quality service to customers from start to finish.  We couple this experience with products from quality partners such as Milestone, Cortech, Gallagher, Nedap, Cisco, Panasonic and many more to give our customers only the best.

The quality of sales, installation and service support provided by Pointer has been fundamental to our success over the past 40 years. As an Investor in People and Investor in Young People accredited company, the company’s commitment to training has been a key element in our success, which is driven onward by our HR Dept working in conjunction with line managers and staff.   Many of our Managers and Senior Managers started with our company apprenticeship.


Vacancy Details       

You will be working with a qualified engineer and will assist in the installation of a range of security products (CCTV Systems, Access Control, Fire Systems, Intruder Systems) in a wide range of premises (Domestic, Commercial, Industrial and Banks).  It is preferred that you have good IT skills as our larger projects require the use of computers and networks. 

Hourly rate – £4.52

Hours of Work per week – 40 Hours

The ideal candidate will have good communication and general I.T. skills and be able to work as part of a team. You must be reliable, good timekeeper, enthusiastic, willing to learn and able to use your initiative.

Qualifications required include Grade C or above in Maths, English, Physics and ICT

Security Vetting will be undertaken prior and on commencement of employment in line with our industry standards.

From time to time you will be required to work away from home.


Apprenticeship Information

Security Systems                                                                                Duration: 36 months

Upon successful completion of the three-year Modern Apprenticeship program, you will receive a Vocational Qualification in Electronic Security Systems (SVQ Providing Security, Emergency and Alarm Systems, Level 3 & an SQA Professional Development Award) and a MA certificate.

Pointer is an Equal Opportunities employer and is an approved center of the Scottish Qualifications Authority.


_ Competitive Salary

_ Travel Opportunities

_ Pension Scheme

_ Life Assurance

_ Flexible Working Opportunities

_ Progression Opportunities

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