Skills for Security appoints new Director of Technical Training

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Skills for Security has appointed Darrell Gilmour as the new Director of Technical Training.

Darrell has worked in the fire and security industry for almost a decade starting his career as an alarm apprentice and installation engineer, later moving towards sales and design with well-known Kings Secure Technologies.

In 2018 he took up a brief post with Marlowe Fire and Security gaining experience with varying markets and larger projects, before entering the educational sector with New College Lanarkshire as a Lecturer.

Darrell holds a certified ISMI Security Management Professional Diploma in Security and Risk Management completed in 2018.

Speaking about the appointment David Scott, Managing Director, Skills for Security says: “I’m so pleased to welcome Darrell to the team as the new Director of Technical training. He is in the best position to influence the fire and security industry, whilst passing on his knowledge and experience to the next generation of aspiring young engineers. This role will give him the opportunity to engage with employers and industry bodies, and I’m thrilled that he shares Skills for Security’s ethos of providing the highest quality of training across the UK, upskilling existing engineers and inspiring new ones.”

Darrell begins his role in May 2021.

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