Engineers of Tomorrow

Engineers of Tomorrow 2020 Competition is now open for entries

Engineers of Tomorrow 2020, the UK Skills Competition for Young Security & Fire Engineers and Apprentices, is now open for entries. 

The highly respected Engineers of Tomorrow competition is designed to recognise and showcase the next generation of security and fire systems installers from across the UK. The competition helps to raise the profile of engineering apprenticeships and the opportunity they represent within the sector.

Regional heats will take place between January and March 2020, where over 150 apprentices will take part in a live installation challenge. The top apprentices will then proceed to the next stage of the competition at IFSEC International 2020, taking place at ExCeL London. With over 34,000 visitors, IFSEC International and FIREX International is where the security and fire safety industries meet. 

What is the competition about?

Employer benefits

There are many benefits for employers in putting forward their apprentices to take part in the competition:  

  • Free exposure of your business to the global security industry 
  • Demonstrate to clients your commitment to employee development
  • Encourage the development of young engineers 
  • Promote of your young talent, and give them the chance to win up to £1,000 in cash
  • You will be given a complimentary seat at the Security Excellence Awards with your winning apprentice(s)

Not only will participation highlight the company's skilled workforce, but it will also give you great exposure to the FIREX International audience.

Competitor Benefits

There are a lot of great reasons why you should enter the Engineers of Tomorrow competition:

  • Prove your skills on an international platform
  • Raise your profile in the industry
  • Be in with a chance of winning heat prizes, which will be presented on each day of the competition 
  • Stand a chance to win up to £1,000 in cash
  • Overall winners will be presented with their awards at the Security & Fire Awards in London in November

Be the star performer in your company's workforce, and get great exposure to the FIREX International audience. 

“EoT promotes engineering apprenticeships to young people interested in a career in the electronic security sector. The competition is fun and encourages their employers to appreciate them as a valuable asset within their organisations.”

Simon Banks, Founder and Group Managing Director, CSL

Want to learn more about apprenticeships in fire & security?

FIREX International

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2018 Security Winners

Security 1st Place

First Place - Max Florey & Josh Dunn from Chris Lewis Fire & Security

Security 2nd Place

Second Place - Sam Howard & Jamie Rodd from EFT Systems Ltd

Security 3rd Place

Third Place - Andy Tham & Steven Flannigan from New College Lanarkshire

2018 Fire Winners

Fire 1st Place

First Place - Sam Howard & Jamie Rodd from EFT Systems Ltd

Fire 2nd Place

Second Place - Aaron Wilson & Stuart McCluskie - New College Lanarkshire

Competition Stakeholders:

Skills for Security

Supported By:

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