Accreditations

Demonstrating Our Professionalism

 

Our accreditations demonstrate our commitment to continuous improvement and exceptionally high standards of service delivery and we are proud to be accredited to all of the organisations listed below.

 

 

 

SIA ACS

www.sia.homeoffice.gov.uk

DCL Security are accredit for Security Guarding and Keyholding.

 

The Security Industry Authority is the organisation responsible for regulating the private security industry. SIA are an independent body reporting to the Home Secretary, under the terms of the Private Security Industry Act 2001. Their remit covers the United Kingdom.

 

The SIA have two main duties. One is the compulsory licensing of individuals undertaking designated activities within the private security industry; the other is to manage the voluntary Approved Contractor Scheme, which measures private security suppliers against independently assessed criteria.

 

SIA licensing covers manned guarding (including security guarding, door supervision, close protection, cash and valuables in transit, and public space surveillance using CCTV), key holding and vehicle immobilising. Licensing ensures that private security operatives are ‘fit and proper’ persons who are properly trained and qualified to do their job.

 

Their Approved Contractor Scheme introduced a set of operational and performance standards for suppliers of private security services. Those organisations that meet these standards are awarded Approved Contractor status with DCL Security being one of them. This accreditation provides purchasers of private security services with independent proof of a contractor's commitment to quality.

 

 

 

 

BSI

www.bsigroup.com

BSI is the business standards company that helps organizations make excellence a habit – all over the world. Their business is enabling others to perform better.

 

 

 

Skills for Security

www.skillsforsecurity.org.uk

Skills for Security, the skills body for the security industry, works with employers to improve security skills and standards of professionalism, by providing access to security training courses and security qualifications, for people employed in private security roles across the UK.

 

 

 

SSAIB

ssaib.org

SSAIB is a leading Certification Body offering a wide range of schemes for providers of electronic security, fire systems and guarding services in the UK. Our aim is to promote high standards within these sectors and to provide recognition for those who achieve them.

 

 

 

ISO

www.iso.org

ISO is the International Organization for Standardization. ISO develop and publish International Standards.

 

ISO 9001 - Quality management

The ISO 9000 family addresses various aspects of quality management and contains some of ISO’s best known standards. The standards provide guidance and tools for companies and organizations who want to ensure that their products and services consistently meet customer’s requirements, and that quality is consistently improved. DCL Security are audited annually for ISO 9001 Quality Managment.

 

 

 

Safe Contractor

www.safecontractor.com

Safe Contractor is a leading health and safety pre-qualification assessment scheme, Safe Contractor are dedicated to promoting higher standards of competence and compliance through the provision of relevant industry specific and tailored health and safety assessments for all professions and sectors. DCL Security are Safe Contractor approved.

 

 

 

City & Guilds

www.cityandguilds.com

City & Guilds are a leading vocational education and training organisation, providing services to training providers, employers, and trainees across a variety of sectors to meet the needs of today’s workplace.

 

 

 

NOCN – UK Awarding Organisation – Educational Qualifications

www.nocn.org.uk

Designed with people in mind, NOCN qualifications offer a step-by-step, unit-by-unit route into learning and skills that help to increase learners’ confidence and employability and make sure that the qualifications fit with today’s industry needs.

 

 

 

 

SQA - Scottish Qualification Authority

www.sqa.org.uk

We provide high quality, relevant and flexible qualifications and services, embedding and instilling industry standards. Our qualifications provide clear progression pathways in-order to facilitate lifelong learning and recognised achievement.

 

 

 

 

ILA - Individual Learning Account

www.myworldofwork.co.uk

 

Individual Learning Accounts (ILAs) are for people who are 16 or over and living in the UK and are for individuals who will benefit most from this support.

 

You can apply for an ILA if you do not have a degree or above, are not undertaking any secondary, further or higher education, training through the Employability Fund or Modern Apprenticeship, or participating on the Community Jobs  programme.

 

You must also have an income of £22,000 a year or less, or be on benefits to be eligible to get up to £200 towards the costs of learning or training.

 

 

 

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