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What’s it like to be a Security System Technician?
Security system technicians fit and repair security systems in homes and
Security system technicians must develop a knowledge of the range of security
equipment, including electronic and electrical surveillance systems and
closed-circuit television (CCTV), as well as knowledge of simple electronic
principles and terminating techniques. They must also understand the
principles of operation and characteristics of controllers, detectors, relays,
sirens, screamers and telephone circuits.
How much can I expect to earn?
Full-time employed Security System Technician earn an average of $1163 per
week. The [average annual salary for this job is $60476 excluding super.]
- enjoy practical and manual activities
- normal colour vision and eyesight (may be corrected)
- good communication and interpersonal skills
- aptitude for technical activities.
This job also involves:
Full use of hands/fingers
Use of precision or semi-precision tools or instruments or deft hand movements
are required for these occupations. Included are jobs where poor co-ordination
or incomplete use of hands or fingers may make tasks dangerous or difficult to
Mainly indoor work
Workers performing these jobs would usually be expected to spend more than
three-quarters of their day indoors, in an office, factory or other enclosed
area protected from the weather.
The main duties and tasks involved in these jobs require daily physical
exertion, such as bending and twisting, lifting, climbing, pulling, pushing,
carrying or other effort where physical fitness is required. People with
heart, back or other conditions who should avoid physical strain may wish to
avoid these jobs.
Reading or writing
These jobs require moderate or better reading and writing skills. Workers may
be expected to prepare, understand or act on written materials, such as
letters or reports. People may wish to avoid these jobs if their reading or
writing English skills are limited to a small range of words or phrases and
symbols. Jobs remaining may still require very basic reading or writing
This occupation offers jobs at the following skill levels:
Skilled Trade Jobs
These jobs do not usually require completion of secondary education, however
further part-time study usually at Certificate III level, and on-the-job
training offered as an apprenticeship, is required.
At school, you can study these subject(s) to get a good foundation for this
School subjects that include some aspect of INDUSTRIAL ARTS provide a useful
background to these jobs. In some cases an industrial arts-related subject is
a pre-requisite for entry to courses that provide the training for the job.
School subjects that include some aspect of MATHEMATICS provide a useful
background to these jobs. In some cases a mathematics-related subject is a
pre-requisite for entry to courses that provide the training for the job.
School subjects that include some aspect of PHYSICS provide a useful
background to these jobs. In some cases a physics-related subject is a pre-
requisite for entry to courses that provide the training for the job.
Duties and tasks of a Security System Technician
Security system technicians may perform the following tasks:
- inspect sites and talk to clients to determine security requirements
- provide estimates to clients for installation of equipment
- route cables through roof spaces, cavity walls and support structures and position and terminate cables, wires and strappings
- mount, position, calibrate, programme and label all items of equipment
- test equipment and diagnose faults
- make connections to telephone lines for alarm monitoring
- maintain and adhere to operational procedures and complete appropriate documentation
- be responsible for assigned tools, plant and test equipment
- survey the workplace and complete a safety work method statement prior to commencement.
Security system technicians work mainly indoors and sometimes have to work in
confined roof spaces. They have considerable contact with customers in
businesses and in private homes.
A security adviser assesses risks and advises clients on security
requirements, and designs and recommends security systems to meet security
requirements. Security advisers may also conduct surveillance and make
recommendations to improve security measures.