Archive for August, 2011

Half-day annual first aid update – Do I need this ?

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

If you have attended either the Emergency First Aid at Work (1-day) or First Aid at Work (3-day) course you are qualified for three years.  Your certificate is valid for the whole of this period, whether or not you undertake any additional training.


New SIA replacement body to have statutory powers

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

Rumors about the future and potential replacement of the SIA (Security Industry Authority) abound following last years’ announcement that it had been removed from iminent threat of closure.


PTLLS and the new Assessor awards TAQA

Sunday, August 7th, 2011

When the new Assessor Verifier awards (TAQA) were introduced to replace the A1 and V1 qualifications it was widely belived that they would be linked to the existing PTLLS and CTLLS awards.