The Awards recognise individuals and organisations that have made a special contribution to the security industry. Banham’s win for Contribution to Training further highlights Banham’s commitment to investing in young people through the security company’s educational leg, the Banham Academy.
On winning the award, Lucie Banham said: “I am honoured to be awarded the BSIA Chairman’s Award for Contribution to Training. I am extremely proud of the team behind the Banham Academy and all the hard work they have put into developing and training all of our apprentices and trainees. This award is really in recognition of all of them too. It is so important to invest in the future generations and give young people the opportunity to grow a long-term career. We are committed to ensuring a pipeline of bright, young engineers not just for Banham but for the Industry as a whole.”
James Kelly, Chief Executive of the BSIA commented: “With apprenticeships playing an increasingly important role within the security industry, it is excellent to see training academies like Banham’s paving the way for young engineers. We wanted to present Lucie Banham with our Chairman’s Award for Contribution to Training as a mark of recognition for the hard work and dedication she has shown in providing opportunities for young apprentices in order to bridge the skills gap within the industry.”
Picking up the award at the event Kevin Faulker, Head of the Banham Academy added: “This is a proud moment for the Banham Academy, to be recognised for our commitment to supporting young people and giving them the training and skills to build careers within the security industry. We understand just how vital it is to invest in young people and ensure that our industry continues to grow with talented and skilled engineers.”