Who We Are

The TSCM Institute, is currently the only TSCM practitioners’ trade body in existence and has as its members the majority of reputable TSCM practitioners and boasts members from the UK, Europe, USA, South America and Australia with growing interest worldwide. TSCMi only awards full membership to practitioners who satisfy technical, operational and ethical criteria indicative of the kind of peer validation common in other such professional bodies.

  • Who

    The TSCMi was established in 2010, by leading professional TSCM practitioners. Our Directors are representatives from both the government and commercial TSCM sectors and each one of them has over 20 years of TSCM experience indeed some have over 30 years’ experience. The TSCMi Directors are all volunteers and hold their posts because they are passionate about the TSCMi, the TSCM sector in general and especially that the highest professional and ethical standards are followed and maintained with adherence to the use of best practice. We are a TSCM practitioners Institute, run by practitioners to help practitioners deliver the best TSCM services possible.

  • What

    The TSCM Institute has dedicated itself to maintaining TSCM standards internationally by creating a code of practise which all TSCMi members must adhere to. Admission into TSCMi is not taken lightly and applicants must have a 100% approval rate from the TSCMi board of directors who then award an appropriate level of membership. The TSCMi is an inclusive institute and has Membership levels for most types of person including TSCM practitioners, Academics, TSCM service users, TSCM management, Security managers, TSCM students and those with other interests in the subject.

  • Why

    TSCMi was established to ensure that those who are procuring TSCM services have a professional body to turn to when they need impartial TSCM advice and guidance or need to ask technical questions related to capability claims made by potential suppliers of TSCM services. TSCMi Founders and Members played a major role in establishing the TSCM National Occupations Standards in 2010 which TSCMi Members must adhere to when delivering TSCM services to Clients. TSCMi also promotes cross sharing of TSCM knowledge between Members with the aim of all Members increasing their expertise level again enabling them to improve industry standards in general.

  • Where

    TSCMi is a niche yet global body. The Institute’s registered address is at Bletchley Park, Buckinghamshire, England and our administration is based in Bath, Somerset, England. Our Members however operate internationally and many are based around the world supporting and meeting TSCM requirements in all sectors including governments, commercial companies and private individuals.

Upcoming Training Courses

Progress is Part of the TSCMi Culture

Since its incorporation, what has the TSCM Institute achieved?

  • CPD Facilities

    Continuous professional development is key to effectively developing within the sector. This includes; Knowledge sharing, Professional seminars, Industry development, Expert Witness Training and Health & Safety Training.

  • Knowledge Base

    The Institute brings together an unrivaled TSCM knowledge base, from global counter-measure industry experts all the way through to its diverse member base.

  • Careers

    TSCMi has assisted in furthering careers of those already operating within the industry, as well as providing great learning opportunities and industry advice for those looking to join.

  • Credibility

    The TSCM Institute is a highly respected body that provides a hub where industry expertise can be sought, knowledge shared and credible advice given. The institute provides the perfect forum for professional industry discussion.

  • B-Tech 4

    Working in partnership with Perpetuity Training, the TSCMi has developed a unique eLearning course in Technical Surveillance Counter-Measures for Security Managers. This 6 month eLearning Accredited Level 4 course will show how effective counter-measures can be identified and applied to mitigate the very real threat of unauthorised surveillance.

  • NOS

    National Occupational Standards (NOS) specify UK standards of performance individuals are expected to achieve in their work, the knowledge, skills and understanding they need to effectively perform their workplace functions. NOS are approved by UK government regulators.

The Benefits of TSCMi to You

TSCMi exists to ensure you deal with a professional. If you think your Intellectual Property or Privacy is under threat. Please get in touch with us in order for us to put you in touch with the most suitable practitioner.