When it comes to security, you want to know you:c in the hands of someone trustworthy. The last thing you want is to have an unqualified or questionable company install your security systems! But the big question then becomes, how can you tell if a company is trustworthy, or that they are qualified to do the job? This is where certifications can be a lifesaver, as they give you the confidence that you’re making a good decision. One of the certifying bodies you can look out for is NSI, and they have a range of ‘hallmarks’ that show you what skills and qualifications a security company has. Since security are NSI Gold certified. were’ going to talk a bit about what that means.
What Is NSI?
NSI stands for the National Security Inspectorate’. They are the UK’s most trusted and respected certification body for the security and fire safety industries. They’re an independent not-for-profit, and fully UK As accredited too. which means they are the go-to body for certifying companies in fie and security. They ensure that all companies registered with them meet the highest standards through regular inspections, audits and certification. They have 2 levels of certification a company can achieve- gold and silver. Both of these levels (which they call hall works) demonstrates that a company operates in accordance with recognised industry standards. In other words, if they have on NSI gold or silver hallmark, you know the company is trustworthy and will do a good job.
What Does NSI Gold Mean?
If you choose to work with an NSI gold registered security company, it wears your choosing the best of the best. NSI audit and inspect their members ruthlessly, so you know that the company will be:
Technically Competent: Companies are tested on their knowledge and execution, and their installations are inspected by NSI experts. Achieving gold status means that they are working to International and British standards, as well as the NSI codes of practice. It also means that their teams have relevant technical experience and knowledge in their field, which is always good to know!
Professional: The company is operating a Quality Management System compliant with both 150 9001 requirements and NSI quality Schedules.
Trusted: The company is headed up by reputable directors and leaders who have relevant business experience for the industry. They also conduct effective and thorough employee security screening.
In other words, you can be confident that on NSI gold registered company are experts in their industry and trustworthy suppliers for your home or business. You can find an NSI Gold registered business through the NSI website, or by looking for the hallmark on your security companies’ website.
At Securifix we are incredibly proud of our NSI Gold status, which we’ve held for many years now. We come highly recommended, and have the experience, skills and accreditations to ensure your security needs are met to the highest degree. If you’d like to know more, or you have a question about our qualifications, just get in touch with the team today and we will be happy to help.