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Security Officer Apprenticeship receives approval in Scotland
Skills for Security will be launching a Security Officers Services Apprenticeship imminently in Scotland with the training delivered by the Security Industry Training Organisation (SITO). This landmark apprenticeship provides security officers with the most up-to-date training to develop the skills and expertise needed for a modern, professional security officer. The apprenticeship itself will cover First Aid, Health &...
Skills for Security Chairman, Tony Allen, passes away at age 75.
It is with sadness that the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) announces the death of Tony Allen, Chairman of the Association’s wholly owned subsidiary Skills for Security and supporter of the BSIA for over 40 years. Tony was 75 and had been ill for a short while. A physics graduate and a one-time technical lecturer, Tony held senior positions at Scantronic and was a founder of Dycon, as well as holding many board positions...
Skills for Security appoints new Director of Technical Training
Skills for Security has appointed Darrell Gilmour as the new Director of Technical Training. Darrell has worked in the fire and security industry for almost a decade starting his career as an alarm apprentice and installation engineer, later moving towards sales and design with well-known Kings Secure Technologies. In 2018 he took up a brief post with Marlowe Fire and Security gaining experience with varying markets and larger projects,...
Skills for Security calls for training provider funding during crisis

On Thursday the 26th of March, the British Security Industry Association’s Skills for Security called on the government to guarantee funding for independent training providers to help them mitigate damage caused by the Covid-19 outbreak.

This action is in response to the Department of Education’s guidance released on Monday which stipulates that their policy ...

The British Security Industry Association will launch new website today at noon

At noon on the 31st of January, the latest version of bsia.co.uk will be going live. The new platform will be a modernised upgrade that the BSIA has stated reflects their position as the voice of the professional security industry.

The site will feature an improved UI (User Interface) that will be easier to navigate as well as a simplified menu function. It will also ...

BSIA appoints new Managing Director for Skills for Security.

August 27th 2019

Skills for Security, an offshoot of the BSIA, aims to improve the standards of the security workforce by working with employers to offer apprenticeship security training courses and various levels of qualifications for those engaged in the security industry.

David Scott was announc...