The shocking skills shortage in fire industry in numbers
Infographic The skills shortage in fire systems engineering is a problem long in the making. Whether you blame a lack of formal qualifications, a UK culture that many think undervalues engineering as a profession, or New Labour s obsession with boosting numbers of non-vocational university degrees, we re clearly reaching crisis point. If you doubt that fact, then the facts and numbers detailed in the infographic below put together by the FIA might help to convince you.
It s a problem the FIA is taking very seriously. What a qualification in fire detection and alarm systems might look like is set out by Martin Duggan in this article. THe FIA has also put together this video about the skills crisis.
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