apprenticeships


SERC to host fire and security careers day to promote sector apprenticeships

Designed to raise awareness of the opportunities for careers in the fire & security industry, SERC is hosting a Fire Security Careers Day in early June. Read More

Engineers of Tomorrow 2022 winners revealed!

The highly regarded IFSEC & FIREX Engineers of Tomorrow competition is back for 2022 - with the winners set to compete at WorldSkills UK. Read More

IFSEC & FIREX Engineers of Tomorrow 2022 finalists revealed!

The stakeholders are delighted to reveal the 2022 Engineers of Tomorrow finalists, who will battle it out live at IFSEC and FIREX. Read More

Secure Futures: A fresh approach to attracting the next leaders in security

The latest from the Secure Futures initiative, as the second cohort completed their graduation at the Old Bailey on Tuesday 12th April. Read More

Why are apprenticeships so important?

Andy Reakes discusses the increasing importance of apprenticeship programmes in the UK, outlining some of the pathways into the industry. Read More

Banham Academy partners with NSI to tackle the industry’s gender gap with Apprenticeship Training Programme for Women

Banham Academy and NSI have joined forces to offer a Fire and Security Systems Technician Training Programme exclusively for potential women apprentices. 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

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



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