Tavcom to conduct specialist CCTV training for International Centre for Security & Safety (ICSS) of Dubai Police Academy

At a formal ceremony which took place on Friday, 22nd March, Mike Tennent of Tavcom and Maj. Gen. Professor. Dr. Mohamed Ahmed Bin Fahad of the Dubai Police Academy, signed a Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) which will see Tavcom’s training division provide specialist CCTV training programmes for installation and service engineers in Dubai.

The International Centre for Security and Safety based at the Dubai Police Academy plays a significant role in the strengthening of the skills of Dubai nationals, as well as local and contracted personnel of various nationalities working in the region. As such, it provides a range of vocational training programmes for individuals involved in the electronic security industry.

Under the terms of the MOU, specialist Tavcom tutors will conduct foundation and advanced CCTV courses. The objective is to improve existing skills levels in order for licenses to be issued by the Department of Protective Systems of Dubai Police Service to individuals and companies which will permit them to install and maintain electronic security systems in accordance with international codes and good practices.

“We are naturally proud that we have been entrusted by the Dubai Police Academy toprovide the tutors and course material for these very important training programmes,” said Mike Tennent. “It is a very welcome vote of confidence in our ability to provide first class education for anyone involved in the electronic security industry wherever they may be based in the world.

“We are very grateful to Maj. Gen. Professor. Dr. Mohamed Ahmed Bin Fahad and his colleagues Lt. Col. Nasser Ibrahim Kazim, Director of the International Centre for Security & Safety and Mr. Adil Abdel-Hadi Director of Studies and Coordination Bureau at ICSS – DPA, for taking the time to travel to the UK in order to conclude the negotiations which had led to the signing of the MOU.”


About Tavcom

Tavcom is the leading supplier of security systems training courses providing award winning BTEC certificated courses to installers, operators, managers and designers of CCTV, Network IP, intruder alarm, access control, fire alarm and all other types of electronic security systems. A wide range of technical and non-technical courses cover all security systems related fields including Security Management, Control Room Operations, System Planning and Project Management, Structured Cabling, Disaster Recovery, Counter Eavesdropping, PAT Testing, Solar Panel Installation and Covert CCTV.

Tavcom’s workshops provide unrivalled ‘hands-on’ facilities which offer immediate opportunities to put theory into practice – a Tavcom tradition of blended learning that has refined the knowledge and skills of thousands of delegates over nearly 20 years.

Courses are available to meet the training requirements of security personnel at all levels, from Foundation courses for those with little or no previous experience, to highly advanced programmes for Control Room Supervisors, Security Managers and Company Executives. In total, Tavcom currently offer over 50 regularly scheduled training courses ranging from one day seminars to five day fully residential programmes.

The Tavcom Academy specialises in the development, promotion and provision of accredited online ‘e-learning’ courses to students from around the globe. A subscription-based arm of the Academy offers online education, technical tips, industry news and generous discounts on Tavcom products and services to its members.

Tavcom’s Technical Services division offers a wide diversity of expertise including product and system testing, security audits, risk assessment and training needs analysis.  We have assembled ‘under one roof’ a highly qualified team of experts who can collectively provide professional advice on all aspects of electronic security. All members of this hand-picked team are recognised as leading authorities in their respective fields, with unrivalled technical knowledge underpinned by a thorough understanding of ‘real world’ security issues.

If you have any queries about our training courses, please telephone us on +44 (0)1489 895099 or email sales@tavcom.com or visit www.tavcom.com

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