apprenticeships


FESS introduces new Occupational Qualification Structure to promote industry skills

The FESS industry has introduced a new Occupational Qualification Structure leading to Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) Card recognition. Read More

NSI delivers FESS Apprenticeship training sessions for employers

NSI took part in an apprenticeship training session with young apprentices at Secom plc, as part of the FESS Apprenticeship scheme. Read More

“Now is the time to act on apprenticeship uptake,” says SSAIB

Trevor Jenks from the SSAIB explains what the recently announced incentives mean for apprenticeships, and why now is the time to act on them. Read More

FESS apprentices benefiting from remote learning

Fire, emergency and security systems (FESS) training providers have been taking innovative approaches to minimise disruption to apprentices during the coronavirus pandemic. Read More

Training providers updated on FESS Apprenticeship scheme

A recent conference held by the FESS Employer Group enabled fire and security training providers to learn more about the apprenticeship scheme and EPA. Read More

All you need to know about the FESS apprenticeship standard in fire and security

All you need to know about the Fire, Emergency and Security (FESS) Apprenticeship Standard, which has been developed for the security and fire sector. Read More

Engineers of Tomorrow competition: How we’re tackling the skills gap

Richard Jenkins, CEO of the NSI, says the fire and intruder alarm installation competition is designed to benefit both apprentices and their employers and tackle the chronic skills gap in the sector. Read More

WATCH: 2019 Engineers of Tomorrow winner interviews

IFSEC Global catches up with the winners of the highly respected 2019 Engineers of Tomorrow competition, designed to showcase the industry's next generation. Read More

Partnership ensures more accessibility to West Midlands apprenticeship training

In a bid to make apprenticeship training more accessible in the West Midlands, a new partnership has been announced between Skills for Security and BMet College. Read More

Skills for Security hosts first security systems competition at WorldSkillsUK

Six of the best apprentices from across the UK competed at WorldSkillsUK, hosted by Skills for Security in the first ever Electronic Security Systems Competition. Read More

Internet of things is more opportunity than threat, security installers told

Firms that install intrusion and video surveillance systems have been urged to “own” the fast-growing Internet of Things (IoT) market […] Read More

WATCH: Engineers of Tomorrow returns to IFSEC and FIREX 2019. Register now for the apprentice competition

Both security and fire apprentices are invited to enter the 21st edition of the Engineers of Tomorrow competition. It is […] Read More

WATCH: Engineers of Tomorrow 2018 winners reflect on their triumph

Featuring comments from the winners of the 2018 Engineers of Tomorrow competition and previews the forthcoming edition of the competition for fire and security apprentices, taking place at IFSEC International 2019. Read More

Fire and security competition to launch at WorldSkills UK LIVE 2019

A fire and security installation competition is being launched next year at the UK’s largest skills competition. WorldSkills UK LIVE […] Read More

WATCH: Engineers of Tomorrow highlights and the benefits of apprenticeships in fire and security

Apprentices in the fire and security industry enthuse about the value of apprenticeships as an alternative to simply learning on the job or going to university, plus footage from Engineers of Tomorrow, a competition that took place at London ExCeL in June during IFSEC 2018. Read More

From apprentice to mentor in two years: Fire and security engineer Corrie Stewart of New College Lanarkshire

Starting an engineering apprenticeship in 2015, Corrie went on to finish second in the Engineers of Tomorrow competition at IFSEC 2017 and then win a BSIA apprentice installer award. We spoke to Corrie, now a mentor to apprentices, about the value of apprenticeships and her latest role. Read More



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