New Level 2 Certificate

New Level 2 Certificate

Skills for Security is launching a new competency based qualification – a Level 2 Certificate in Providing Electronic Security and Emergency Systems. The certificate can be achieved from a series of workplace assessments and workshop attendances within a 6...
Apprenticeship Levy Announcement & Consultation

Apprenticeship Levy Announcement & Consultation

Further details on the Apprenticeship Levy has been announced with an accompanying consultation on the funding proposals. The DfE has set out proposals for apprenticeship funding in England from May 2017 and are inviting feedback on these proposals. Key points...
Enter the UK OSPAs

Enter the UK OSPAs

Entries for the 2017 UK OSPAs have now opened. The entry period will run from the 15th August and will close on the 15th November 2016. Each category has two questions (500 words in length) and anyone working in the British security sector can enter. You don’t have to...
Update & Classification of Drugs

Update & Classification of Drugs

Skills for Security have developed this fact sheet to keep you up to date with current legislation and practices. The fact sheet below looks at illegal highs and remind you of the categories of drugs as it stands as of June 2016. View the Fact Sheet For further...
Apprenticeship Withdrawal

Apprenticeship Withdrawal

It has been announced that the Security Systems Apprenticeship (City & Guilds 1853 & 2882) and the Locksmith apprenticeship (571) are to be withdrawn as of the 31st December 2016 with no new starts from the 1st January 2017. As part of the apprenticeship...
Healthcare Security E-Learning Gains SfS Accreditation

Healthcare Security E-Learning Gains SfS Accreditation

Skills for Security, the Sector Body for the Security Industry is pleased to announce accreditation of two E-Learning courses for Healthcare Security Officers from AEGIS Protective Services. A healthcare security officer role is recognised as one of the most...