21 December 2023


This year's Electronic Security Systems and Fire Detection & Alarm Systems Competition results have now been revealed. 

The WorldSkills UK National Finals for the Electronic Security Systems and Fire Detection & Alarm Systems Competitions recently took place over 3 days at Wigan & Leigh College. The winners of both competitions were then announced at the National Finals Awards Ceremony at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall. Following this, CSL's Founder and Chairman of Skills for Security, Simon Banks, announced the winners at the Fire & Security Excellence Awards 2023 in London. Both winners, along with the other finalists, were welcomed onto the stage, where our Gold medallists received their £1,000 cash prize.

Electronic Security Systems Winners:

Gold - Matt Edmondson - Skills for Security - DCA Security Systems Ltd

Silver - Harry Dickson - Skills for Security - EFT Systems Ltd

Bronze - Stephen Hyland - Belfast Metropolitan College - Dalkia 

Highly Commended - Jamie Pearson - New College Lanarkshire - King Communications 

Fire Detection and Alarm Systems Winners: 

Gold - Ross Black - New College Lanarkshire - Fortress Security

Silver - Nicholas Allan - Skills for Security - Connelly Security Systems (CSS) 

Bronze - Jonathan Wilde - Hopwood Hall College - Poppy Fire

Highly Commended - Gianluca Mori - Banham Academy - Banham Group 

CSL are proud to sponsor both competitions and is a long-standing stakeholder of the Engineers of Tomorrow Competition - the semi-finals of WorldSkills UK. Both competitions are aimed at promoting the best apprentices in the sector, raising the profile of careers in the industry and helping to tackle the shortage of skills. We want to say a massive well done to all the winners and congratulate them on the high level of performance on display last week!

For more information on the competition, please click here.

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