Emergency & Security Systems Installer - Level 3


Card information

The Emergency & Security Systems Installer (Level 3) ECS card is for operatives who have gained the industry NVQ level 3 qualification and are installing, commissioning and maintaining security and emergency systems. 

Eligibility and requirements

To be eligible for this card, applicants must:

1. Meet ONE of the following criteria: 

  • Have completed an Approved Apprenticeship in Emergency & Security Systems
  • Hold an NVQ Level 3 in Providing Security, Emergency and Alarm Systems (1882, 2882 or 1866)
  • Have held an Emergency & Security Systems Installer ECS card for at least five years and provide a detailed employer reference, confirming their competence in this field

2. Hold a current ECS Health, Safety and Environmental Assessment. For details visit the ECS H&S Assessment page.

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