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HPA have helped over 4,000 companies get registered to Management System Standards including the SIA Approved Contractor Scheme and we can help you too.
Low cost and certification guaranteed
For a low-cost fixed price, we provide:
- Interest free payments for up to 12 months
- A full service, including design, documentation, implementation support, training and a preliminary audit
- Certification by an independent UKAS accredited assessment body
- Help to get you a Government grant (where available)
- A guarantee: we will support you until you achieve certification at no extra cost
What is the SIA - ACS?
The Security Industry Association Approved Contactors Scheme (SIA-ACS), aims to enhance performance standards across the industry and help organisations meet quality guidelines in future. Companies within the scheme are regularly inspected by the SIA, and can advertise themselves as being compliant once they have met the conditions of the standard.
How is the SIA-ACS Assessed?
Based on the framework of the ISO 9001 quality management structure and referencing British Standard codes for the security industry, your organisation is assessed in the following areas to be certified under the SIA Approved Contractor Scheme:
- Strategic decision-making
- Quality of business processes
- Commercial relationship management
- Financial management
- Resources management
- Human resources management
- Leadership qualities
- Corporate social responsibility
- Results and deliverables
In order to achieve accreditation, your business must prove to independent SIA inspectors that you have planned, implemented and future-proofed your organisation in all of these nine areas.
What are the Benefits of SIA-ACS?
Although certification is entirely voluntary, gaining Approved Contractors status from the SIA signals to your customers, staff and the wider business community that you are a professional and responsible organisation with high quality management and staff. The hallmark of a top standard security firm, SIA-ACS qualification will also open new doors for your business and help streamline your day-to-day operations, helping your company grow and succeed.
How HPA Can Help?
HPA can guide your organisation through the 89 individual facets of compliance, spread across the nine core disciplines. Simplifying the whole process and making certification a far less daunting experience, we can cost-effectively help your business prepare for SIA inspections with confidence and clarity.
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