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Apprentices hailed

Skills for Security has hailed results of their 2015 apprentices who have achieved a 100pc pass rate in level 2 electronic principles, 100pc pass rate for Level 2 working safely and a 94pc pass rate for Level 2 Intruder and Fire. And at level 3 90pc of apprentices passed Level 3 electronic principles and a further 93pc of apprentices passed level 3 working safely. Many received merits and distinctions; 84pc of Level 2 electronic principle students received a merit or a distinction.

Nick Grewcock, Training Manager at Skills for Security said: “Skills for Security are delighted to announce the excellent exam results this year. The apprentices have worked really hard in all areas, Health & Safety, Electrical Principles, intruder and fire systems. The trainers and assessors are extremely proud of these results with a 100% pass rate in almost all areas on the Level 2 and L3 system qualifications. Level 2 apprentice Matthew Terzza is really pleased with his results and his employer wants him to progress onto Level 3.”

Skills for Security, who opened their training centre in the heart of Birmingham in September 2014, point to above national average success rates. The new training centre has allowed SfS to deliver a range of courses to a greater number of learners and to be able to provide more personalised support to trainees.

The centre offers a fully equipped workshop which includes fire and security systems equipment from the top brands in the industry and two new IT suites which include state of the art computers able to deliver the highest specification of cyber security training. SfS describes itself as the largest deliverer of systems apprenticeships with nearly 200 learners.

Nick Grewcock added: “Our training centre is going from strength to strength. We have taken on-board many suggestions from learners to enhance their learning experience and the newly equipped centre and new support staff has enabled us to deliver high quality training in a way that benefits the learners and employers and over the coming year we will be adding additional qualifications and short courses.”


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