apprenticeships


Top 10 things employers should know about apprenticeships

IFSEC Global offers the top 10 things we think employers should know about this widespread alternative to higher education. Read More

“Why wouldn’t you hire an apprentice?” Kevin Faulkner and how apprentices are setting new standards for fire and security

Kevin Faulkner offers his take on the new standards the FESS apprenticeship scheme is setting, sets a challenge to employers. Read More

Skills for Security to train TIS Academy apprentices

The BSIA’s training arm, Skills for Security (SfS) has partnered with TIS Academy by agreeing to train its apprentices. Read More

First IET approval for the security industry awarded to Banham Academy

Banham Academy has been approved by the IET for the content and delivery of its Fire and Security Apprenticeship Standard. Read More

WorldSkills UK and developing the next generation of security engineers – “With each competition, a new batch of industry role models are formed”

IFSEC Global speaks to Dee Aylett-Smith about the growth of the security competition ahead of WorldSkills UK 2021. Read More

Security World Skills UK and Fire Engineers of Tomorrow 2021: Meet the finalists!

Hear from several of the finalists for this year’s World Skills UK electronic security system and fire Engineers of Tomorrow competitions! Read More

Looking beyond the pandemic – “An opportunity for fire and security engineers”

Why Jamie Allam of Amthal Fire & Security believes the pandemic offers an opportunity for the fire and security engineering sector. Read More

Zitko Talent – An overview for prospective fire & security trainee engineers and employers

An overview of the Zitko Talent initiative, including everything that prospective fire & security trainees and employers need to know. Read More

Security officer apprenticeship set for launch in Scotland

Skills for Security is launching a Security Officers Services Apprenticeship in Scotland, delivered by the Security Industry Training Organisation. Read More

Security installation firm reaps rewards of investment in young talent and apprentices

Hear first-hand from Mike Alley on the success his firm has seen from investing in apprenticeship schemes and training for its engineers. Read More

Have your say on the future of skills, training & apprenticeships in research aimed at developing a resilient workforce

Skills for Justice is calling on security professionals to contribute to a UK-wide survey on the future of skills, training and apprenticeships. Read More

WATCH: Apprentices for Fire & Security joins WorldSkills Spotlight Talks to inspire next generation

A4FS will be presenting to thousands of young people from across the UK in March, at the next WorldSkills UK Spotlight Talks. Read More

The future looks bright: Secure Futures inspiring young people towards future careers in security

We speak with two participants of the Secure Futures programme, providing an opportunity for young people to explore a career in security. Read More

Apprentices in security and fire: The frontline view

We speak to two apprentices currently enrolled with Skills for Security to get their view on what it's like in the security & fire sector. Read More

Skills for Security announces Apprentice of the Year and Class of 2020

Skills for Security has awarded Matthew Aindow Apprentice of the Year after scoring 93% in his End Point Assessment (EPA). Read More

Security Institute launches ‘Secure Futures’ to develop next generation of security professionals

The Security Institute and EY Foundation have launched 'Secure Futures', an employability programme to encourage young people into security. Read More



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