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The UK private security representative body International Professional Security Association (IPSA) has become a member of the exam awarding body Industry Qualifications (IQ). As a representative member, says IQ, IPSA will play an important role in shaping the IQ offer for the security sector, in addition to working with IQ on the development of qualifications to support IPSA training.
The awarding body says that the involvement of representative bodies is a key part of the IQ stakeholder engagement strategy, and is designed to ensure that IQ products and services remain focused on industry needs, and meet industry standards.
Raymond Clarke, Chief Executive of IQ, said: “IPSA have a long tradition for championing education in the security sector, stretching back to 1958. As a member of IPSA myself, I am only too aware of the invaluable service that is provided by IPSA in advising and representing members on a wide range of issues, including education. We look forward to supporting IPSA with its own plans for training, and benefiting from the tremendous source of expertise and guidance that becomes available to us.”
And the chairman of IPSA, Mike White, said: “IPSA are proud to be associated and aligned with IQ, a progressive, innovative and forward thinking organisation constantly seeking to achieve the very highest standards in training and skills development. We look forward to a long and productive relationship and to working together to enhance the training opportunities available to our members.”