Training/professional development

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

ASFP fills qualifications gap with new passive fire protection course

Developed in response to demand from employers and contractors The Foundation Course in Passive Fire Protection embeds current best practice and draws on the ASFP's technical expertise. Read More

Why we’re launching an apprenticeship standard for fire risk assessors

Bob Docherty, chairman of the Institute of Fire Safety Managers, explains why an apprenticeship standard is so necessary and what it means for the industry. Read More

Security firms offered route to becoming certified fire installers

SSAIB has partnered with the Fire Industry Association (FIA) to help interested security-registered firms gain certification in fire detection and alarms. Read More

Paxton announces inaugural line-up for scholarship programme

The initiative gave students studying engineering and product design-related courses at the University of Brighton the chance to win three scholarship places each worth £10,000, plus a three-month paid work placement with the Brighton-based company from July 2018. Read More

ASFP appoints new technical officer and new head of training

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has appointed Isolatek International MD Phil Brownhill as its new head of training and fire resistance expert Andrew Taylor to the role of technical officer. Read More

Soaring salaries underscore skills shortage in cybersecurity

While strong salary growth is great news for cyber professionals, it underscores a shortage of qualified and experienced people in these roles. Read More

Hikvision opens demo and training facility in Manchester

Based in Media City, the facility will showcase the latest surveillance hardware and solutions from Hikvision to both installers and those who procure and use physical security systems. Read More

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