If you hold the level 3 Fire, Emergency and Security Systems (FESS) Apprenticeship Standard you should apply for the FESS Systems Technician gold ECS card. For more details please see the Fire, Emergency and Security Systems (FESS) information page.
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)
2. Hold a current ECS Health, Safety and Environmental Assessment. For details visit the ECS H&S Assessment page.