Electronic Security Systems

Electronic Security Systems

Electronic Security Systems

Electronic Security Systems

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CCTV camera protecting workplaces and public spaces

NSI approval options


NSI’s premier electronic security systems scheme is designed for companies who meet the industry’s highest technical standards and maintain a commitment to continual improvement with an ISO 9001 Quality Management System.

Systems Silver

NSI's Systems Silver scheme is designed as a stepping stone towards NACOSS Gold.

It requires companies to meet the same high level of technical competence as the NACOSS Gold scheme.


The Electronic Security Systems schemes (NACOSS Gold and Systems Silver) cover Intruder Alarms, CCTV, Access Control and Scaffolding Alarm Systems, all requiring compliance to relevant British Standards and/or NSI Codes of Practice. These are detailed below:

BS EN ISO 9001 Quality Management System Requirements

ISO 9001 is the most well recognised and adopted management system worldwide, it is a cornerstone of NSI Gold approval. (NSI Gold approval only).

NSI Quality Schedule SSQS 101

NSI’s Quality Schedule builds on the requirements of ISO 9001, providing industry specific quality management requirements linking the technical standards to the quality management framework. (NSI Gold approval only).

Intruder Alarms

PD 6662, BS 8243, BS 8473, BS 9263

CCTV Systems

NCP 104

Access Control Systems

NCP 109

Detector Activated CCTV Systems

BS 8418

Scaffolding Alarm Systems

NCP 115

Approval through an NSI scheme proves that you consistently meet the highest standards, including the relevant British Standards, reinforcing the reliability of your company.

Differentiate your business and brand awareness amongst buyers and specifiers.

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Approval by NSI requires inspection to recognised British standards/Codes of Practice. Before an inspection for approval can take place, companies should ensure they have a copy of the appropriate Standard.

Relevant British Standards and International Standards are available to NSI approved companies and applicants through our Online Standards Subscription Service or hard copies and electronic copies can be purchased through NSI at a preferential rate.

To apply for NSI approval, please complete our online Enquiry Form

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