New entrants to the Fire, Emergency and Security Systems (FESS) industry and are on an industry training programme (not an apprenticeship) that leads to the requirements of the ECS FESS Systems Technician gold card can apply for a FESS trainee Card.
A trainee is supervised through their training programme and complete under pinning knowledge and performance assessments prior to their final endpoint assessment.
A JIB Registered or Preferred Training provider is able to apply for this card on behalf of the trainee.
Eligibility and requirements
To be eligible for this card, applicants must:
- Provide evidence of the trainee training programme being undertaken and
- Employer support the trainee programme plus
- Hold a current ECS Health, Safety and Environmental Assessment (there are no exemptions that can be used when applying for this card).
For details about the ECS Health, Safety and Environmental Assessment visit the HS&E Assessment