Approved Contractor Scheme

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Guidance for ACS Assessors (030): Assessor Code of Conduct & Ethics

Published:
April 2017
Size:
3 pages / 87kb
Content:
Outlines how the assessors from our assessing bodies are expected to conduct themselves when undertaking ACS assessments.
Targeting:
Any organisation interested in becoming an approved contractor or an approved assessing body.
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ACS Self Assessment Workbook

Published:
March 2017
Size:
101 pages / 931kb
Content:
Enables a prospective approved contractor to assess itself against the ACS standard.
Targeting:
Any organisation interested in the process for becoming an Approved Contractor.
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ACS Self Assessment Workbook Guide

Published:
March 2017
Size:
77 pages / 1,244kb
Content:
Explains and expands on the points covered in the ACS Self Assessment Workbook.
Targeting:
Any organisation interested in the process for becoming an Approved Contractor.
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The SIA Approved Contractor Scheme: What's in it for you?

Published:
March 2017
Size:
6 pages / 1,112kb
Content:
Provides an overview of the Approved Contractor Scheme in the context of protecting your staff and members of the public.
Targeting:
Buyers and users of private security services within corporate/administrative environments.
How To Become An Approved Contractor Booklet

How To Become an Approved Contractor

Published:
August 2016
Size:
12 pages / 777kb
Content:
Provides the background to the Approved Contractor Scheme, plus an overview of the scheme's potential benefits and an outline of the application process.
Targeting:
Any organisation interested in becoming an Approved Contractor.
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The SIA Approved Contractor Scheme: What's in it for you?

Published:
June 2012
Size:
6 pages / 1,378kb
Content:
Provides an overview of the Approved Contractor Scheme in the context of protecting your staff and members of the public.
Targeting:
Buyers and users of private security services in relation to the night-time economy.
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ACS Sanctions Framework

Published:
June 2012
Size:
6 pages / 253kb
Content:
Provides an overview of the sanctions that the SIA may apply to Approved Contractors in instances of non-conformance with ACS Terms and Conditions.
Targeting:
Approved Contractors and buyers that use the services of Approved Contractors.
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ACS Terms and Conditions

Published:
June 2012
Size:
18 pages / 484kb
Content:
Sets out the terms and conditions relating to approval of organisations under the SIA Approved Contractor Scheme (Approved Contractors agree to be bound by these terms and conditions). Also sets out the SIA's responsibilities in relation to the ACS.
Targeting:
Approved Contractors, applicants to the Approved Contractor Scheme, purchasers of security services and SIA partner organisations.
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Tips for Completing Your ACS Self Assessment

Published:
August 2011
Size:
14 pages / 1,094kb
Content:
Provides hints and tips on undertaking the ACS Self-assessment Workbook.
Targeting:
Any organisation interested in the process for becoming an Approved Contractor.
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ACS Standard Definition

Published:
February 2006
Size:
17 pages / 188kb
Content:
Defines the criteria and indicators that form the ACS Standard. Within each of the indicators is a list of possible evidence that applicant organisations can present to an external assessor to demonstrate they are meeting the Standard.
Targeting:
Any organisation interested in becoming an Approved Contractor or an approved assessing body.