Mike Tennent: the founder of Tavcom Training
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Tavcom Training announces passing of company’s highly respected founder Mike Tennent

It is with great sadness that Tavcom Training has announced the passing of Mike Tennent. After battling a serious illness for over a year, Mike died peacefully yesterday afternoon in his much beloved home county of Hampshire. Mike founded Tavcom Training back in 1994. The company...
Posted On 03 May 2017
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Fire Industry Association unveils new qualifications suite for fire detection and alarms sector

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) has revealed that the organisation will be offering four new qualifications for the fire detection and alarms sector. Available to book from early July, the qualifications are designed to reflect the four main job roles of the sector –...
Posted On 03 May 2017
Raymond Clarke: Group CEO at IQ
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Diston and Galloway appointed to key roles at awarding body Industry Qualifications

In two significant developments, Ofqual-regulated awarding organisation Industry Qualifications (IQ) has appointed Richard Diston MSc MSyI in the role of sector manager for security risk and resilience, at the same time appointing vastly experienced security training and...
Posted On 12 Apr 2017
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Skills for Security earns ‘trusted training provider’ status from Government with acceptance on RoATP

Skills for Security, the sector skills body for the private security business sector, has been accepted by the Skills Funding Agency’s Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers (RoATP), meaning that the organisation has now qualified for Government funding to deliver...
Posted On 17 Mar 2017
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Apollo Fire Detectors awarded CPD accreditation for duo of fire safety training courses

Apollo Fire Detectors has reinforced its commitment to promoting Best Practice in industry training by achieving Continuing Professional Development (CPD) accreditation for two of its courses. Delivered at the company’s Havant headquarters, the two courses aim to help boost...
Posted On 13 Mar 2017
Joey Hambidge: the new operations manager at Skills for Security
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Skills for Security appoints Joey Hambidge in newly-created role of operations manager

Skills for Security has announced the appointment of Joey Hambidge in the newly-created role of operations manager. This position at the sector skills body for the private security business sector has been realised to provide the organisation with essential operational support....
Posted On 08 Mar 2017
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Life-safety systems specialist C-TEC launches series of free CPD events

Life-safety systems manufacturer C-TEC has announced dates for a new series of free Continuing Professional Development (CPD)-certified training events. The first five training days will be held in Wigan (21 March), Glasgow (29 March), Reading (9 May), Wigan (11 May) and Belfast...
Posted On 08 Mar 2017
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Linx International Group calls for industry feedback on Business Improvement Survey

The Linx International Group – which includes the Linx International security consultancy in addition to Tavcom Training, the Perpetuity Academy and ARC Training – has issued a detailed Business Improvement Survey. Delivered online, it’s designed to elicit...
Posted On 27 Feb 2017
HMP Oakwood near Wolverhampton
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Pilot ‘Trailblazer’ apprenticeship scheme launched for prison officers at HMP Oakwood

New prison officers joining HMP Oakwood near Wolverhampton are the first officers in the country to trial a nationally-developed ‘Trailblazer’ apprenticeship programme. The pilot will see new recruits coached and mentored through their first 12-months in the job. For...
Posted On 27 Feb 2017
David Gill MSc CSyP FSyI: managing director of the Linx International Group
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Perpetuity Training Academy partners with Technical Security Countermeasures Institute on eLearning course

Against the backdrop of a significantly increased threat to intellectual property, information and data, the Perpetuity Training Academy – itself part of the Linx International Group – has announced the launch of a new eLearning course focused on the ‘Principles...
Posted On 21 Feb 2017