Technical Qualifications and Certification

Tavcom works closely with all sectors of the security industry to promote the vital Continual Professional Development requirements of its members.

BTEC Awards and Tavcom Certificates

We offer learners the option of obtaining a BTEC qualification, certificated by Pearson EdExcel, on all of our scheduled courses and Distance Learning courses. These BTEC Awards are at Intermediate, Advanced or Professional levels, according to the duration and complexity of the course. All delegates who successfully complete any course will automatically receive a Tavcom Training certificate which is recognised throughout the UK security industry and internationally.

Tavcom BTEC Security Diplomas

This Tavcom/ Edexcel initiative is a ‘first’ for the security industry. These BTEC Level 3 Diplomas offer the most comprehensive vocational qualifications currently available for installers, operators and all those working in the security systems sector.

How can you obtain a BTEC Diploma?

To gain the BTEC Level 3 Integrated Systems Diploma, learners will study for a total of 370 Notional Learning Hours, 120 of which are made up of four core modules covering CCTV, Alarms, Access control and IP. The diploma would need to be completed within 3 years. For the remaining 250 hours required to obtain the BTEC qualification, learners may choose any combination of our technical modules. Our Integrated Systems Diploma has been designed so that learners can tailor their studies towards their expertise or field of interest, allowing them to build on their knowledge and skills as they move forward in the workplace.

Which courses should you choose?

After completing the compulsory courses you can plan your own route to your Diploma. Your core role will determine which combination of training to take. You should also take into consideration your style of learning, and what you enjoy.

To determine which courses are most suitable for you, our team of specialists will be happy to suggest the blend of courses which would be most beneficial in your own circumstances.

‘Fast Track’ Security Diploma

We have an exciting route to acquiring a Tavcom certified Integrated Systems Diploma. For those in a hurry, this journey to success can be completed in a substantially shorter period of concentrated study, certified by an industry-leading, regulated training authority.

How is it done?

Enrol on one of our ‘Fast Track’ programmes and you will be able to attend a special selection of courses on a ‘back to back’ basis over a short time span. In the case of our Systems Diploma, you can receive an internationally-recognised Tavcom qualification in just one month!

For all those entering the security systems sector for the first time – including Armed Forces resettlement personnel – there is no quicker, easier or more cost-effective way to acquire a vocational qualification that is widely respected throughout the security industry.


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