EAL Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Providing Electronic Fire and Security Systems


This qualification is for learners who wish to prove their competence in providing and installing fire or security systems or for those already working in the industry who require a formal qualification to facilitate progression to becoming industry recognised in their role. The content of this qualification was created from working with employers, their representatives and Skills for Security, the sector body.

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. Learners must have been initially assessed to ensure they have both the potential and opportunity to achieve the assessment criteria set out in the qualification units and gain evidence from the workplace.

This qualification is for those who are new to the industry and those already in the industry who wish to prove their competence and gain a formal qualification and industry recognition in their occupation.


Learners will be assessed in relation to their chosen discipline and endorsed accordingly. The endorsement will be printed on the certificate to show future employers which discipline was covered during their assessment.

All units must be assessed against one of the following endorsements:

- Fire detection and alarm systems

- Security systems (Intruder, CCTV and Access Control).

Located in: Electrotechnical