New technical training director appointed at Skills for Security

Skills for Security has appointed Darrell Gilmour as the new Director of Technical Training; officially starting his role this month.

Having previously worked in the fire and security industry for almost a decade, Gilmour holds a certified ISMI* Security Management Professional Diploma in Security and Risk Management completed in 2018. 

He started his career as an alarm apprentice and installation engineer, later moving towards sales and design with well-known Kings Secure Technologies. Then in 2018, Gilmour 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. 

Speaking about the appointment David Scott, Managing Director, Skills for Security said: “I’m so pleased to welcome Darrell to the team. 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, up-skilling existing engineers and inspiring new ones.”


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