The result of the EPSSETproject is created through an intensive collaboration of social partners for Private Security Services:The project would not have been possible without the enormous support and contribution given by professionals in the sector,both from CoESS and UNI-Europa. The Training Manual has been approved by CoESS and UNI-Europa and is regarded as animportant first step on the road to achieving European wide professionalism in Private Security Services.The project has been supported initially by both DG Education and Culture (former DG22) under the Leonardo program and byDG Employment and Social Affairs (former DG5) through making it a permanent subject on the agenda of the European SocialDialogue for the sector.The project would not have been possible without the enormous support and contribution given by professionals in the sector,both from CoESS and UNI-Europa. The Training Manual has been approved by CoESS and UNI-Europa and is regarded as animportant first step on the road to achieving European wide professionalism in Private Security Services.
The organisations contributing to the project:Partners :
The conceptualisation of the Vocational Training standards in terms of structure and contents has been produced by CINOP,Louis Spaninks in close co-operation with Larry Quinn and John Byrne,Federation Training Services (FTS).CoESS
(Conféderation Europeènne des Services deSécurité / European Confederation of Security Services) isthe European employers organisation representing privatesecurity companies. The members of CoESS are the natio-nal employers association for private security. CoESSrepresents around 6.000 companies in Europe withaltogether 500.000 employees. The main objectives ofCoESS are:To defend the interest of the member organisations;To contribute to harmonising national legislation;To implement economic, commercial, legal andsocial studies;To collect and distribute information concerning theobjectives;To follow the European policy through frequentcontacts with the Euroepan Commission;To develop a social dialogue with its counterpartfor the private security UNI-Europa.
represents around 300,000 employees inthe Private Security industry in Europe, through 30 of itsaffiliated trade unions. The organisation services andcoordinates European Works Councils (EWC's) in the majorEuropean security companies, including Group 4 Securitas,Securitas AB and Securicor.The major theme of UNI-Europa's activities hasconcentrated on raising the standards in the industry.This has included jointly developing training programmesand encouraging the licensing of the industry. Regularexchanges take place at conferences of affiliates where thelatest developments are studied and discussed.
U N I - E u ro p aV.S.O
CCAS-CSC / CG-FGTB / SETCaA.H.T.S.
D F S FA.S.S.I.
FdS-CFDT / FETS-FOB.D.W.S.
Ö.T.V.Security Federation Ireland
S I P T UASSVIGILANZA
FILCAMS-CGIL / FISASCAT-CISL / UILTuCSV.P.B.
FNV Bondgenoten / CNV Dienstenbond / De UnieAPROSER
FEAD-CC.OO / FeS-UGT / ELA-STVB.F.R
Svenska Transprotarbetareförbundet / H.T.F.B.S.I.A.
GMB / T&GN.A.
DEP-OGB-L / FEP-FIT / LCGB-CLSCN.A.
N o rsk Arbeidsmandsfo r bu n dA.E.S.S.