classic | mobile
Follow us on:
Follow us on Facebook  Share via Twitter  Share via LinkedIn
 

Search...
Hi-Tech Security Solutions Business Directory
Residential Estate Security Handbook 2018


SBV services launches training academies
November 2018, News, Security Services & Risk Management, Training & Education

SBV Services has opened its bespoke security training and cash services training academies to the industry. The SBV Security Academy supports the public and private sector’s initiatives to address the cash-in-transit (CIT) crisis and the SBV Learning Academy provides specialised training in cash processing.

“South Africa’s CIT officers are tasked with protecting our cash economy and it’s critical they are prepared to react appropriately,” says Mark Barrett, Group CEO of SBV. “Over the past three decades, SBV has focused on creating, developing and deploying our CIT training programme that prepares our protection officers for any crisis they may face while carrying out their duties. Continuing with our commitment to collaborate with the private and public sector to uplift the industry, we have taken the decision to open our training academy to the rest of the industry.”

The SBV CIT training programme is facilitated by highly experienced instructors who have completed advanced technical training and understand the CIT industry well. Most of them have been CIT guards themselves, while some of them have a military background. Several have been exposed to CIT robberies and attempted robberies.

The programme includes theory and practical firearm training and dry-run exercises, basic first aid and firefighting; as well as training on CIT vehicles and standard operating procedures.

“The modules covered in our in-depth training programme give protection officers a reputational advantage and bodes well for future career prospects,” says Barrett. “The discipline and competency instilled in protection officers is beneficial to them in many different spheres of life.”

While the SBV Security Academy offers industry-specific programmes such as CIT protection officer training, firearm proficiency, guarding, etc., the SBV Learning Academy focuses on cash processing, bulk teller training and South African Reserve Bank training to name just a few.

“The transportation of cash is a public-facing service but as we know, there is much more to the cash service sector. The sorting and processing of cash is also a massive undertaking that requires a very specific skill set,” says Barrett.

The SBV Learning Academy offers a variety of courses which vary from two to three hours to five days – all designed to arm participants with the skills and knowledge to carry out their duties efficiently and effectively.

The SBV Academies have been formed to focus on skills development, while the SBV Education Trust focus offer bursaries to underprivileged students who would like to continue their studies at any of the registered universities in the country.

To find out more about the SBV Learning and SBV Security Academies contact Nadine Kriel or Chris Combrink on +27 11 283 2000, nadinek@sbv.co.za or chrisc@sbv.co.za


  Share via Twitter   Share via LinkedIn      

Further reading:

  • From the editor’s desk: Ending with something new
    November 2018, Technews Publishing, News
    Welcome to the final issue of Hi-Tech Security Solutions for 2018. This has definitely been an interesting year, to put it politely, and many in the security industry have felt the strain of a poor economy ...
  • NEC XON talks Industry 4.0 and disruption
    November 2018, Technews Publishing, This Week's Editor's Pick, Cyber Security, Integrated Solutions, Conferences & Events, Training & Education
    NEC XON held its seventh annual summit at Sun City in October this year in which it focused on the Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR4) and how it would disrupt the status quo.
  • Optimal selection of CCTV operators
    November 2018, Leaderware, This Week's Editor's Pick, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Security Services & Risk Management
    Technology is often seen as the primary factor in the success of CCTV surveillance control rooms, yet Dr Craig Donald has seen new control rooms with the most up-to-date technology fail.
  • The latest X-ray scanning solutions
    November 2018, Technews Publishing, Asset Management, EAS, RFID, Security Services & Risk Management
    Hi-Tech Security Solutions asked three suppliers of X-ray scanning equipment for some insights into the latest products and their safety.
  • 2018 product highlights
    November 2018, News
    A wave at biometrics    Thermal deep learning bullet cameras    MIC IP fusion 9000i    Suprema Xpass D2    Suprema CoreStation    Suprema BioLite N2    RapidTrac Compact    Facial recognition server    Husky X2 and X8...
  • Managing business continuity and disaster recovery
    November 2018, Technews Publishing, IT infrastructure, Security Services & Risk Management
    Organisations are increasingly reliant on their IT systems and data, but they are faced with risks in the form of anything from accidental data loss, to deliberate acts of sabotage.
  • Kaspersky builds skills with SABRIC
    November 2018, Kaspersky Lab, This Week's Editor's Pick, News
    Kaspersky Lab concluded a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the South African Banking Risk Information Centre (SABRIC) to enhance cyber skills within the banking sector.
  • Advanced Metering Infrastructure survey
    November 2018, Pinnacle Instruments SA, News, IT infrastructure
    Pinnacle has revealed the results of research conducted on behalf of Huawei Technologies into the global Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) market.
  • Smart cities spend less
    November 2018, Axis Communications SA, Government and Parastatal (Industry), CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Security Services & Risk Management
    A proactive management model allows cities to work smarter and save money while offering better services and results to their citizens.
  • Secutel partners with AxxonSoft
    November 2018, Secutel Technologies, News, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring
    Secutel Technologies has announced it is now an approved technology partner and distributor of AxxonSoft in South Africa.
  • What about the service level agreement?
    November 2018, Vision Catcher, This Week's Editor's Pick, Security Services & Risk Management
    Niall Beazley discusses the importance of a reliable service level agreement (SLA) if you want to rest assured in the long-term efficacy of your security installation.
  • The need for resilience in national infrastructure
    November 2018, Government and Parastatal (Industry), Cyber Security, Security Services & Risk Management
    The industries and infrastructure on which so much of our daily lives depend are deep in the midst of mass digitisation.

 
 
         
Contact:
Technews Publishing (Pty) Ltd
1st Floor, Stabilitas House
265 Kent Ave, Randburg, 2194
South Africa
Publications by Technews
Dataweek Electronics & Communications Technology
Electronic Buyers Guide (EBG)

Hi-Tech Security Solutions
Hi-Tech Security Business Directory (HSBD)

Motion Control in Southern Africa
Motion Control Buyers’ Guide (MCBG)

South African Instrumentation & Control
South African Instrumentation & Control Buyers’ Guide (IBG)
Other
Terms & conditions of use, including privacy policy
PAIA Manual
         
    Mobile | Classic

Copyright © Technews Publishing (Pty) Ltd. All rights reserved.