Forthcoming Events


Formal notification is given that the Annual General Meeting of NASDU will be held on:

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The day begins with a Trainers/Members/Handlers forum followed by a buffet lunch at 12.30 pm where there will be a chance to meet other Members and Handlers together with Trainers and Committee Members.

Any Member wishing to be considered for election to the new Committee should notify the Secretary, in writing to Head Office no later than Friday 11th April 2019 that date being 14 (working) days prior to the Annual General Meeting. New nominees must submit a brief pen picture with their application. All nominees will require a proposer and seconder, who in turn must be Members of the Association.

All councillors will be democratically elected at the Annual General Meeting by way of voting by those Members present. Voting by proxy shall be disallowed and all nominees should be present at the AGM.

Company Members may send a representative to vote on their behalf. The name of the nominated representative should be forwarded to the Secretary prior to the date of the meeting.

Members are invited to submit any relevant matters for discussion at the Annual General Meeting in writing to the Association Secretary at least 14 days prior to the meeting. No business shall be transacted other than that stated in the notice convening the meeting.


The following has been put forward for NASDU adoption as policy:

1. British Standards update
a. BS 10800 Security Services
b. BS 7499 Static Guarding
c. BS 7984-3 Mobile Patrols
2. Qualification Structure (HABC) update
a. Existing Pathways (updated January 2019)
b. New status for all qualifications – now Accredited
3. National Canine Training & Accreditation Scheme (NCTAS)
a. Implementation and impact on the private sector
b. Development of an EDD NCTAS Module
a. New Policy
5. International Schemes
a. Overseas Affiliate Company Member
b. Overseas Affiliate Trainer
c. Overseas Endorsed Learning Programme Scheme

The following have been put forward for discussion and approval to adopt as policy:

6. Trainers Forum, report previous meeting
a. End Point Assessment
b. Monthly CT requirements
c. 6 monthly Team certification
d. Breeds
7. New Approved Trainer Application
a. Assessment/Verification Board
b. Assessment of ALL applications, as well as re-assessment of existing Trainers
c. Cost
8. Insurance
a. Business description required on Policy by insurer
9. Veterinary Requirements
a. Annual Inoculations
10. Credit Control
a. Trainers Accounts (no invoicing to learners direct)
b. Order/Payment Form
11. Trials 2019
12. Head Office

Time permitting the floor will be open for:

13. Any further points for discussion (AOB)


1. Minutes of the 2018 Annual General Meeting
2. Apologies for Absence
3. Chairman’s Report
4. Secretary’s Report
5. Membership Report
6. Financial Report
7. Election of Committee
8. Conclusion

To assist with catering arrangements, we would appreciate an indication of Members and guests attending and ask you to contact Head Office.

Tel: 01483 224320

And let us know if you will be attending the Forum at 10.30 hours followed by lunch and the AGM or just the AGM at 1400 hours.

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