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ISSEE is an Institute of Leadership and Management approved training centre

Logistic Management courses are approved by the Institute of Leadership and Management

13th November 2019

ISSEE’s latest qualifications have been approved as meeting the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) Standard.

The Logistic Management programme has been recognised as a pathway grading to Associate Membership with the Institute of Leadership & Management on completion, providing learners with professional recognition related to their leadership learning and an ongoing commitment to continue to develop as effective leaders and to inspire others to achieve excellence. 

ISSEE recently started offering students from military, police and civil agencies the…

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ISSEE Celebrating its 20th Anniversary - 2000 to 2020

ISSEE Celebrates its 20th Anniversary

4th November 2019

Open Letter from the Chairman of ISSEE Ltd – Alan Bates

Some 20 years ago, I would enjoy my daily runs around and about in Henley-on-Thames. On a number of occasions, I would be joined by Alan Hatcher who was a tall, talkative enthusiastic ex-RAF officer who started to sow a seed in my mind that I should become involved with his idea to start a training company specializing in explosives.  I confess, a more distant thought had never crossed my mind, even after a long career of working with and supporting a very wide range of businesses. 

Such was his persistence, I…

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ISSEE brand new offices at Bloxham Mill

ISSEE is Relocating

14th October 2019

ISSEE is relocating and is moving a short distance to Bloxham. We will move from our current location in Heythrop Park, Enstone to brand new offices just outside Banbury in North Oxfordshire at the beginning of 2020.

The new state-of-the-art building is a high-tech, contemporary and spacious structure set on the edge of the Oxfordshire village of Bloxham. It has been specially adapted to host student classrooms, orientation, lunch and common areas, while our world-class practical training moves to a purpose-built location nearby.

Student accommodation will be in nearby…

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ISSEE staff at the International Security Expo in Olympia London

Find ISSEE at the International Security Expo 2019

2nd October 2019

Bringing Government, Industry, Academia and the entire end-user community in charge of regulation & procurement together under one roof to debate current challenges and to source the latest security technologies and services.

Meet ISSEE on Stand J80.
Olympia, London.
Tuesday 3rd and Wednesday 4th December 2019.

International Security Expo is the fastest growing international showcase of security with 375+ international exhibitors and educational sessions delivered by over 200 world renowned speakers this year. It provides an ideal place to meet suppliers,…

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ISSEE new UK training courses logistics management specialist

New Logistic Management Courses

1st August 2019

ISSEE now offers students from military, police and civil agencies the opportunity to study for qualifications in Logistic Management with a range of courses aligned to UK MOD standards.

Drawing on the lessons identified in over 50 years of operationally focused military logistic experience, ISSEE is pleased to offer bespoke training solutions to both military and commercial partners.

Whether it is basic warehouse management or more complex logistic operational design ISSEE draws on former military instructors who passionately believe in achieving desired outcomes…

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BJ (Jon) Clarke, ex IEDD instructor at ISSEE

“BJ” Clarke, IEDD instructor, takes on a new role

17th July 2019

After working as an Explosives Instructor at ISSEE for the past five years Jon Clarke, better known in the industry as “BJ”, has been offered great new opportunity and will be moving on this month to bring his immense set of talents to a new team. 

During his time at ISSEE, Jon has instructed students in a variety of ammunition and explosive subjects, from the storage of explosives to the making safe of chemical munitions and rendering safe of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs).  

His wide variety of skills and knowledge around all aspects of complex counter terrorism…

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An ISSEE instructor teaching a class

ISSEE Instructors Gain Level 3 Qualification in Education and Training

8th July 2019

ISSEE’s experienced instructors have been brushing up their teaching skills this summer with a Level 3 qualification in Education and Training.

The team worked with Train Aid to achieve the nationally recognised Ofqual approved Level 3 Award in Education and Training. Train Aid is a national training provider who specialise in accredited first aid, teaching and assessing qualifications.

The aim of the course is to give learners more confidence and knowledge in order to teach in an effective and inclusive learning environment. During the course each participant designs,…

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Course Dates for Autumn 2019 Released

24th June 2019

We are pleased to publish some fixed dates for upcoming training opportunities:

Explosives Foundation Course
16th – 20th September 2019
  Explosive Ordnance Disposal Level 1
16th September – 4th October 2019
  Explosive Ordnance Disposal Level 2
21st October – 8th November 2019
  Explosives Storage Management
4th – 8th November 2019

Follow the links above for more information about each course and submit an enquiry for detailed information and quotes.

All of these courses can be booked by contacting ISSEE…

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ISSEE is Awarded Cyber Essentials Certification

10th June 2019

ISSEE takes every aspect of security seriously and, with so much of our lives and business now taking place online, cyber-crime is an ever-growing concern for companies across the globe. The recent addition of the Cyber Essentials certification is the latest measure ISSEE has taken to protect the data security of its clients and employees.

The Cyber Essentials certification, run by the National Cyber Security Centre, is an initiative produced by a collaboration between government and industry to help UK organisations improve their cyber…

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UN Global Compact

ISSEE Supports the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact

6th June 2019

ISSEE is proud to declare its commitment to the world's largest corporate sustainability initiative, the UN Global Compact.

This initiative encourages companies to consider the impact their operations have on human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption, and calls on them to take action that will have a positive impact on society. By actively making the commitment to working with sustainability in mind, businesses can be part of a culture that takes shared responsibility for achieving a better world.

To make this happen, the UN Global Compact supports companies…

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ISSEE instructor Roger with students on an explosives training range

The Institute of Explosives Engineers Endorses ISSEE Training Courses

20th May 2019

ISSEE has had its core training courses endorsed by the Institute of Explosive Engineers (IExpE), including Explosive Ordnance Disposal Levels 1-3, Improvised Explosive Device Disposal, Counter Terrorist Search and many more. 

IExpE endorsement highlights the academic rigor of ISSEE’s training programme. As an endorsed centre our courses have been externally verified by the IExpE, checking that there are policies and procedures in place to ensure safe and effective training. It demonstrates to potential learners that course content has been technically vetted by the professional…

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ISSEE releases full range of courses accredited by SQA

8th April 2019

Providing academically accredited Counter Terrorism, Explosives and Security training

ISSEE continues to work in a unique partnership with the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) and has recently expanded the list of SQA-accredited courses to include the whole range of core training courses.

The SQA began working with ISSEE in September 2018, when they placed Explosives Storage Management and Security training courses on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF), formally allocating SCQF levels and credits to these qualifications.

Since then, ISSEE’…

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An explosive ordnance disposal expert wearing a bomb suit

Course Dates for Spring/Summer 2019 Released

28th March 2019

We are pleased to publish some fixed dates for upcoming training opportunities:

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Level 3
13th - 31st May 2019
  Humanitarian IEDD
13th May – 7th June 2019
  Explosives Foundation Course
3rd – 7th June 2019
  Explosives Storage Management
17th – 21st June 2019
  Explosive Ordnance Disposal Level 1
1st – 19th July 2019
  Explosive Ordnance Disposal Level 2
5th – 23rd August 2019

Full board on-site accommodation is available at Heythrop Park including the use of the luxury…

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Security officer in front of a crowd of people who are standing behind a barrier

Meet ISSEE at Security and Policing 2019 – Stand B43

21st February 2019

Security and Policing is an official Government event which provides a world-class opportunity to meet, network and discuss the latest advances in delivering national security and resilience with UK suppliers, colleagues and government officials.

In 2019, Security & Policing takes place from 5th to 7th March at Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre. Visit us on stand B43.

This year, Senior Government Officials will lead an exciting conferencing and briefing programme. Alan Pratt, Chief Security, Science and Innovation Officer, Home Office, will…

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A presentation plaque from the Qatar Armed Forces Defense Attache at the ISSEE training centre

The Qatar Embassy commends ISSEE’s new International Ammunition Technician course

13th February 2019

A group of Qatar Embassy officials granted a presentation plaque to the ISSEE team to show their approval of the new International Ammunition Technician course. 

In January 2019 the representatives from Qatar visited the ISSEE training centre in Oxfordshire to meet the group of students who are the first undertake the new International Ammunition Technician course, a much anticipated advanced 24-week programme taught by experienced ex-British Army Ammunition Technicians who are also accomplished instructors in the army and police.  

Over the course of their training, the…

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Explosive detection dogs - TATP

ISSEE and T&L Canine Partner to Deliver Explosives Detection Dog Continuation Training

11th October 2018

ISSEE and T&L Ltd are pleased to announce the launch of a comprehensive Continuation Training (CT-EDD) package which provides Explosives Detection Dogs (EDD) and their Handlers with the opportunity to enhance existing skills to detect Military, Commercial and Home-Made Explosives (HME).  

In recent years the majority of IEDs deployed throughout UK and Europe have incorporated homemade energetic materials such as TATP in their construction both as initiators and main charges. For the first time, commercial Explosives Detection Dog Handlers will be able to train their dogs…

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Explosive Detection Dog

Explosive Detection Dogs: Can they help increase security at your next event?

2nd October 2018

Terrorism is a global issue which affects all continents; UK is 35th on the list of countries most affected by terrorism, and fourth in Europe. The threat to the UK from International Terrorism remains at SEVERE, which means an attack is highly likely. 

The UK has suffered five terror attacks in the last year whilst police and security services have foiled a further 16 terror plots since March 2017. The Home Secretary, Sajid Javid, has stated he expects the threat level from international terrorism to remain SEVERE for at least the next two years with the potential for the danger to…

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SQA - National Occupational Standards

SQA Accredit ISSEE’s Training To National Occupational Standards

15th August 2018

Working Together To Improve Safety For Explosives Workers

SQA and ISSEE Ltd announce a unique partnership which will allow explosives workers to gain academically accredited qualifications.  Training will be delivered by ISSEE to the internationally recognised UK National Occupational Standards for Explosives Substances and Articles (NOS ESA).

ISSEE, based at Heythrop Park, Oxfordshire, have a strong reputation for delivering explosives related training reaching across a wide spectrum of activity.  Established in 2001, the company has delivered training to support de-mining…

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Explosives Storage

Course Dates for Summer/Autumn 2018 Released

28th July 2018

We are pleased to publish some fixed dates for upcoming training opportunities:

Explosives Storage Management
3 Sep - 7 Sep 2018
3 Dec - 7 Dec 2018
  Explosive Ordnance Disposal - Level 1
20 Aug - 7 Sep 2018, and 
14 Jan - 1 Feb 2019
  International IEDD Operator
3 Sep - 21 Sep 2018
  Firing Officers Course
24 Sep - 28 Sep 2018
  Explosives Foundation Course
3 Dec - 7 Dec 2018

Full accommodation options are available which also includes all meals, free gym and swim pool access and free wifi.

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International Security Expo 2018

15th July 2018

Uniting Government and Industry by sharing innovative homeland and commercial security technologies, integrated solutions and intelligence to create a safer world.

Meet ISSEE on Stand B62.
Olympia, London.
28th and 29th November 2018.

International Security Expo is the fastest growing international showcase of security delivering over 12,500 international buyers and influencers from Government, CNI, Law Enforcement, Military, Major Events, Transport & Borders, Cyber Security, Facilities and Public and Private sectors.

The Protecting Urban Spaces…

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