Fire Detection & Alarms System Installer - Level 3

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Card information

The Fire Detection & Alarm Systems Installer ECS card is for operatives that have gained the industry level 3 qualification in installation.

Working at this level typically requires the following knowledge and skills:

  • requirements of BS7671 for electrical safety
  • understanding of safety issues
  • effective working relationships
  • understanding of relevant electrical safety issues,
  • commissioning of fire protection systems

Eligibility and requirements

To be eligible for this card applicants must:

1. Meet ONE of the following criteria:

  • Have successfully completed an Approved Apprenticeship in Fire Detection & Alarm Systems
  • Have a Level 3 NVQ  in Providing Security, Emergency & Alarm Systems (1882) or (1866) or (2882)
  • Have held an ECS Fire Detection & Alarm Systems Installer 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.