PSA 55

Oct 18, 2016
Posted by: Stellar Certification
Category: General

PSA 55:2016 Licensing of Locksmiths Contractors announced.

PSA accepting applications from the 1st of November 2016.

Deadline for having achieved certification is the 1st of February.

Stellar are offering competitive packages for certification against the standard.

  1. Licensing of Locksmiths Contractors Announced

    Following the signing of Regulations by the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald, TD, the PSA announced that the critical date for the licensing of contractors in the locksmith sector would be the 1st February 2017. Announcing the introduction of licensing the PSA’s Chief Executive, Paul Scallan said “The extension of licensing to locksmiths is another major milestone in the regulation of the private security industry. I would like to thank all those involved in the process over the past 2 years and in particular the members of the working group who developed the standard for licensing, PSA 55:2016.”

    The PSA will start accepting applications from contractors for this new sector from 1st November 2016. In order to obtain a licence, contractors will require a certificate from a PSA approved certification body certifying compliance to PSA 55:2016. 

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