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Linx International Group - the provider of accredited security systems training courses announces it is supporting members of the armed forces, veterans and the wider military community, by offering 28 courses through the Defense Discount Service.

A wide range of 28 classroom and online courses, focusing on security management and technical skills are available now from PerpetuityARC Training and Tavcom Training with a 20% discount.

Accredited security courses

Each year approximately 15,000 personnel leave the UK armed forces

Each year approximately 15,000 personnel leave the UK armed forces. As a Career Transition Partnership preferred partner, the Linx International Group has helped many hundreds of armed forces personnel to make the transition to employment on civvy street through its wide range of accredited security courses and qualifications.

Sarah Hayward-Turton, Sales and Marketing Director at the Linx International Group states: “We have carefully selected some of our most relevant IQ, BTEC and certificated courses to be made available through the Defense Discount Service.”

Increasingly competitive industry

The Defense Discount Service is the only official Ministry of Defense discount service for the Armed Forces, Veterans and Defense Community. The free to register service is accessible to people currently serving in the Armed Forces and their spouses/partners (including bereaved family members), reserves and cadets (over 16), MoD civil servants, NATO personnel in the UK and veterans.

The security industry can offer a hugely rewarding second career for ex-servicemen and women"

Sarah Hayward-Turton adds: “The security industry can offer a hugely rewarding second career for ex-servicemen and women, but it is not without its challenges. There are many skills that are transferable, but it is important to have industry recognized qualifications to sit alongside experience, in order to get ahead in an increasingly competitive industry.”

Security management training courses

The availability of technical and security management training courses through the Defense Discount Service, follows a recent initiative announced by the Defense Secretary earlier in November 2019. Through a newly formed Defense Transition Service, military personnel and their families will receive enhanced support from the Ministry of Defense as they re-join civilian life.

The classroom-based and online courses available now from PerpetuityARC Training and Tavcom Training (with a 20% Defense Discount Service reduction) include:

PerpetuityARC Training:

  • The Security Institute BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Security Management
  • The Security Institute BTEC Level 5 Diploma in Security Management
  • The Security Institute IQ Level 7 Advanced Diploma
  • ASIS APP/CPP/PSP

Tavcom Training:

  • Practical CCTV Installation BTEC Level 3
  • Practical Intruder Alarm Installation BTEC Level 3
  • Practical Access Control Installation BTEC Level 3
  • Practical Fire Alarm Installation BTEC Level 3
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