Training/professional development

What do the FIA’s fire detection and alarms qualifications involve? (Infographic)

Produced by the FIA the infographic below explains some of the key information about the qualification designed to resolve a growing skills crisis in the sector. Read More

Hackitt Report the standout topic as FIREX confirms education programme for 2018

FIREX 2018 will feature Brian Robinson CBE, Fire Sector Federation, Geoffrey Podger, chair of national compliance and risk qualifications, HSE and Curt Massey, a first responder to 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina, plus lots of other technical content for installers, responsible persons, fire risk assessors and more. Read More

FIA unveils new installation courses to complete pathway to Level 3 RQF qualification

The courses are now available to those who have passed their foundation course and the four units completed will together qualify the learner to FIA AO Level 3 in Fire Detection and Alarm Installation, Theory, and Regulatory Requirements. Read More

New PerpetuityARC Training course aimed at non-security professionals

An online training course on essential security practices aimed at non-security personnel has been launched by PerpetuityARC Training. Read More

Tavcom launches advanced body language skills for CCTV course

Tavcom Training has launched a course equipping CCTV operators, crime investigators and intelligence specialists to better understand body language when viewing surveillance camera footage. Read More

What I learned from Paxton’s installer training

IFSEC Global editor Adam Bannister accepted an invitation to attend a training session at Paxton’s new training facility. This is what he learned. Read More

College tackles fire and security skills shortage head on with apprenticeship skills challenge

Four fire and security apprentices are celebrating victory in an installation competition that secures them a place at a prestigious national engineering competition. Read More

Tavcom launches ‘managing CCTV investigations’ course

The course is aimed at senior personnel responsible for managing and setting policy, for the investigation of crimes and incidents captured on CCTV and other media. Read More

UK’s first fire door installation qualification launched by BWF

Developed in partnership with the NPTC Group of Colleges, the course is designed to be a practical introduction to installing fire doors. Read More

Tavcom Training signs agreement with Dubai security regulator SIRA

Tavcom Training, a subsidiary of Linx International Group, has partnered with the Security Industry Regulatory Authority (SIRA) in Dubai to strengthen its presence in the region. Read More

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