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NSI courses are developed around specific industry needs. Our trainers are experienced individuals from a variety of relevant backgrounds with sound industry knowledge. This knowledge includes not only a wide understanding of relevant British and European Standards, but also security and fire sector requirements upon which the courses are based.

P1000228Gary Hurst – Regional Auditor

Gary started as an electrician, carrying out an apprenticeship after leaving school.  He then progressed to work for Abel Alarms, Britannia Security systems and ADT for a total of 22 years as an Installation and Service engineer on both Fire and Security systems. Gary has been with NSI for 5 years working as a Systems auditor in the Midlands, working with both Fire and Security systems.

7A8W8687Paul Condliffe – Regional Auditor

Paul started a test and commissioning engineer in the mining industry after leaving school. This involved the fire and safety monitoring of hazardous environments. He then progressed to work in the Pharmaceutical, Nuclear and Water Industries on major capital projects as both a Commissioning Engineer and in Quality management. Paul has been with the NSI for 7 years as a Systems auditor in the Midlands, working with both Fire and Security systems.

John Davidson – Head of Field Operations (Systems)

After working for 23 years in the fire & security industry, John joined the NSI in 2005 as a Regional Inspector for the Midlands region progressing on to become the Operations Manager and more recently promoted to Field Operations Manager. He has the primary responsibility for the various fire schemes operated within the NSI and represents the NSI on various BSI & BAFE technical committees.

Steve B picSteve Brazier

Steve has worked in the Private Security Industry since 1978, initially working as a Cash in Transit operative at the age of 21 in the West Midlands then in the Static Site Guarding, Door Supervision and CCTV/PSS sectors.  Past experience has taken him from Security Officer to Director of Personnel and Training. More recently, Steve has acted as a Consultant to a variety of security companies and has delivered most of the SIA licence linked training courses. He is a Lead Auditor for ISO9001:2008 and not only audits companies to this standard, but assists those companies wishing to gain the accreditation.

Steve Draper PictureSteve Draper

Steve has over 40 years auditing experience, the latter 15 being solely within the Private Security Industry. He has worked extensively with the Standards from which ISO 9001 has evolved and with various Business Excellence Models.  Steve has sat as an industry representative on a number of British and other Standards committees throughout his career.  Having retired as a full-time NSI auditor, he now works as a self-employed consultant and training provider.