Looking beyond traditional routes for technical apprentices

Against the backdrop of a significant gap between the security sector’s 1,200 apprenticeships and its 30,000 engineer shortage, is it […] Read More

AUCSO launches free online training courses for members

Association of University Chief Security Officers has launched two interactive, free, online training courses for its members. Read More

Raising security training standards with robust, reliable and repetitive processes

Outlining the need to raise training standards in the security sector, and how aviation security training may provide a marker for doing so. Read More

BBC investigation uncovers “sham training courses” for door supervisors

An undercover investigation from the BBC has found security guards obtaining fraudulent work licences after attending “sham training courses”. Read More

Lithium-ion battery safety awareness training gains CPD certification

A training course from Firechief introducing the challenges around lithium-ion battery fires is now CPD accredited. Read More

IFSEC Interviews: ASFP’s Mike Ward on VR for passive fire protection training

IFSEC Insider speaks to Mike Ward, Managing Director for the Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) at FIREX 2023. Read More

Plumis launches watermist suppression system installer competency framework

Plumis has launched a new training suite to demonstrate the competency of it watermist fire suppression system installers. Read More

‘Accessible to anyone’: How fire systems professionals can prove and expand competence

Trevor Jenks walked FIREX 2023 attendees through a new cross-industry scheme for acquiring, expanding, proving and renewing competence. Read More

Lessons from IFSEC: Why security technology is only as good as the people using it

Shaun Hilton explained how staff need to be trained properly to recognise suspicious behaviour and respond appropriately at IFSEC 2023. Read More

Futureproofing your CCTV network: “Ask yourself five questions before identifying your solution”

As buying decisions become increasingly complex , Peter Mason offers advice on futureproofing CCTV networks to security professionals. Read More

ASFP to host VR training experience and passive fire pavilion at FIREX

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) will bring together member companies within its Pavilion zone at FIREX in May. Read More

“We need to ensure standards keep up with innovation in the fire sector” In conversation with the FIA’s Ian Moore

Ian Moore, CEO of the Fire Industry Association, explains how the FIA represents its members and the association's priorities ahead. Read More

“Preparedness via behavioural detection training is critical to minimise risk to the general public”

Why behavioural detection training for security staff is a necessity for any venue or organisation going forwards. Read More

National Protective Security Authority (NPSA) launched as it absorbs responsibilities of CPNI with a ‘broader security remit’

The UK’s Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI) has evolved to become the National Protective Security Authority (NPSA). Read More

“If you can validate WHY you’re implementing security measures, it’s much easier to get buy-in” – In conversation with the Security Institute’s new CE Angela Vernon-Lawson

Read our exclusive interview with Security Institute's Chief Executive Angela Vernon-Lawson. Read More

Training, pay-rates and protection for UK security operatives in 2023 – Opportunities for change?

Working the Doors details three key areas of the private security sector that require urgent attention to improve the industry. Read More


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