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Reassurance from your fire and security contractor

With over 40 years of focused certification experience, NSI has gained a reputation as the leading sector specialist certification body.  Specifiers, procurers, consumers and other key stakeholders have long since recognised and trusted the repute and robust nature of NSI certification.

The rigour with which certification bodies carry out their audits should be considered when you choose your contractor. NSI audits are renowned as being professional, thorough and the toughest in the industry.  This means that NSI approved companies have fully deserved the use of our logo and can provide you with the peace of mind your require.

Enhance your business operations

Fire and security solutions can provide a real benefit for your business.  Reducing risks and mitigating losses can help make a real contribution to your bottom line. NSI companies will provide you with advice on your initial requirements and work with you to deliver a solution that aligns with your business objectives.

Your NSI approved installing company will offer you a contract for maintenance and monitoring. You can be assured the alarm maintenance and monitoring service will operate to NSI standard and be NSI approved. You can choose a different monitoring service if you prefer and, should you do so, you will be responsible for arranging the monitoring contract.

Help meet your insurance requirements

Insurers often specify use of NSI approved companies to carry out specific contracts.

Obtaining Police Response

In order to obtain police response in the UK, please be aware you need to use the services of a company holding approval as an installer and maintainer of intruder and hold-up alarm systems.

NSI NACOSS Gold and Systems Silver approved companies employ the services of NSI approved ARCs (Alarm Receiving Centres) to provide 24/7 monitoring and alert the relevant police authority when they believe security has been breached at an alarmed premises (domestic or commercial).

NSI approval gives you confidence in the integrity of the alarm system maintenance and 24/7 monitoring process.

Find NSI approved companies in your area via 'Find a Company' and search for 'Intruder Alarm/CCTV/Access Control' to make sure the company you are using holds NSI NACOSS Gold or Systems Silver approval.

Help meet fire regulation commitments

NSI certificates companies who design, install, commission and maintain fire detection and alarm systems, fixed gaseous fire suppression systems and/or portable fire extinguishers. Using the services of an NSI approved company helps you meet your Fire Regulatory requirements by proving you have used ‘competent persons’.