Linx International Group, a pioneer in the provision of security, risk management, consultancy and training services, announced that its eLearning courses are available for the first time in Arabic, Spanish and French. The launch of these best in class courses form part of the Linx International Group’s aim to raise security knowledge and standards, through expert training and education worldwide. Arabic is spoken by approximately 310 million people around the world, whilst Spanish is the native language for approximately 400 million people living and working in more than 20 countries. French is spoken by 275 million people and is the official language of 29 countries, with the largest population living and working in Africa, a region where the Linx International Group has a proud heritage of delivering security training. Making courses available to security practitioners It is both an opportunity and responsibility to make the courses available to every security practitioner"Linx International Group Director, Angus Darroch-Warren states: “The courses we develop are widely recognised as the very best in class and it is both an opportunity and responsibility to make them available to every security practitioner, regardless of their level of expertise, the language they speak, or the country in which they operate.” Angus adds: “There are currently 985 million people speaking Arabic, Spanish or French and until now those working in security related roles have had limited access to high-quality, yet affordable security management and technical training.” The first phase of the newly translated eLearning courses is provided by Linx International Group company’s PerpetuityARC Training and Tavcom Training, and addresses some of the most relevant and in-demand topics for security practitioners today. The courses are: Security Risk Management Security Surveys Crisis Management and Business Continuity Lenses Explained Detection Devices Building Security Access Management Interactive and immersive training experience An additional two courses use the new Linxville simulation platform, a game changing way to teach security best practiceThese short, information-rich bite size courses have been developed by world-leading experts in their fields, with another four courses set for release this September. Furthermore, an additional two courses use the new Linxville simulation platform, a game changing way to teach security best practice. Angus explains: “Our Perimeter Security and Hostile Vehicle Mitigation courses use the Linxville platform to provide a highly visual, interactive and immersive training experience.” The Linx International Group will be launching more courses in September, with each course costing just £9.90 inc VAT. Completion of the course is rewarded with the presentation of a PerpetuityARC Training Certificate or a Tavcom Training Certificate.
Linx International Group, a pioneer in the provision of security, risk management, consultancy and training services, announced that its Director of Group Operations, Ciaran Barry CSyP, has been admitted to the Register of Chartered Security Professionals, which is recognised as the gold standard of competence in security. The Register of Chartered Security Professionals was established under a Royal Charter issued to the Worshipful Company of Security Professionals in the UK and was launched in 2011. Being admitted to the Register and becoming a CSyP is a means of being recognised and continuing to represent the highest standards and ongoing proficiency. Third member to receive CSyP post nominal Before joining the Linx International Group in 2015, Ciaran spent nine years in the British Army and worked at Hertfordshire Police Constabulary for over eight years as a detective. He holds a Diploma in Security Management (with Distinction), the ASIS Certified Protection Professional qualification (CPP) and is actively involved within both the Security Institute and ASIS International. Ciaran Barry is the latest member of the Linx International Group to receive the CSyP post nominalCiaran Barry is the latest member of the Linx International Group to receive the CSyP post nominal, joining Managing Director David Gill CSyP (a member of the Chartered Security Professionals Registration Authority), and Group Director Angus Darroch-Warren CSyP, on the prestigious Register. Each of the 142 security practitioners on the Register have proven themselves in the disciplines of: Security Knowledge, Practical Application, Communication, Leadership and Personal Commitment. They also commit to a code of conduct and a professional disciplinary code, as well as continuous professional development. Elite group of security professionals “Being admitted to the Register of Chartered Security Professionals is a great honour and privilege. It is an achievement I am extremely proud of and I would like to thank all those who have supported, trained and mentored me throughout my career,” comments Ciaran. He adds: “The Register is an elite group of highly respected security professionals, all of whom share the ethos to inspire and support others to attain and sustain the very highest standards and proficiency, and these are values that are important to me professionally and personally.”
PerpetuityARC Training, part of Linx International Group, is proud to announce its new interactive and virtual online learning platform - Linxville. Visually reminiscent of classic computer games such as The Sims and Sim City, Linxville’s first bitesize course to launch is Perimeter Security. It presents the student with a simulated environment containing a number of commercial buildings surrounded by roads, gates, fencing, lighting and security guards, which link back to the topic. Information to handle threat/vulnerability Linxville is a highly visual and interactive concept that pushes the frontiers of distance learning"The learner is taken on a guided interactive learning journey around the site and is presented with potential threat vulnerabilities, suitable risk assessments and information on how to handle that threat/vulnerability at each location. Bolstered by the feature of people and traffic movement, the simulation adds ‘real world’ realism to assist learners in the application of their knowledge. Linx International Group Director, Angus Darroch-Warren states: “Linxville is a highly visual and interactive concept that pushes the frontiers of distance learning. By presenting graphical mapped real-world security scenarios, Linxville delivers an immersive and educational experience that is ideal for those who are new to security or have it under their remit but have limited experience.” Linxville is designed to grow and be fully inclusive and accessible, as Angus adds: “We will be expanding the simulation sites to include retail, universities and airports all within the Linxville platform. We are also excited by the potential scope for Linxville to be personalised in order to deliver specific security training for organisations.”
PerpetuityARC Training, part of the Linx International Group recently delivers a risk and crisis management workshop for Lafarge Egypt (part of the LafargeHolcim Group) in Cairo. The training provided senior managers from across the organisation with the knowledge and skills needed to manage resources during a crisis and operate within the organisation’s crisis management and compliance framework. The intensive programme was built collaboratively between PerpetuityARC Training and Lafarge Egypt and specifically tailored to its operating environment in the construction materials industry. Achieve successful resolution It was great to see them solving problems in a pressured, but safe environment" In a series of practical and theoretical exercises, Linx International Group Director, Angus Darroch-Warren, assessed and enhanced the ability and confidence of participants to apply their new skills to manage complex and evolving crisis scenarios, each requiring close collaboration between team members, in order to achieve a successful resolution. Security Director at Lafarge, Magdy Khorshid, stated: “The course was amazing, very practical and interesting to all and I received much positive feedback from all learners.” Angus commented: “The Lafarge teams engaged fully with the workshop scenarios. It was great to see them solving problems in a pressured, but safe environment, that allowed them to think through issues and respond using identified resources and procedures.” The workshop is the latest collaboration in a five year relationship between Lafarge Egypt and PerpetuityARC Training. During this time PerpetuityARC Training has delivered its security and risk related courses to employees and stakeholders in Egpyt and the UK.
ARC's new facility will provide students with an enhanced security training experience by adding a practical element ARC Training has announced it is moving its main training facility to Bishops Waltham, near Winchester in Hampshire, where it will utilise a state-of-the-art training centre with Tavcom Training, its sister company within the Linx Group. Enhanced management courses with array of security equipment and tech “The move from Wallingford to Bishops Waltham will allow us to increase the number of courses we currently deliver each year,” said Angus Darroch-Warren, ARC’s Managing Director. “More importantly, the excellent facilities at Tavcom, which include an array of security equipment and technology, will provide our students with an enhanced training experience by adding a practical element to many of our security management courses, notably the ASIS PSP and CPP programmes.” ARC Training, the leading international provider of security and risk management training, works with security professionals from all over the world by providing training programmes that lead to fully-accredited qualifications in a range of security and risk-related disciplines. The overarching aim of the training programmes is to develop security practitioners so they are able to deliver effective security management support to their organisations by using internationally recognised best practice skills, taught by experienced sector specialists.