AlliedBarton Security Services announces completion of one millionth EDGE course

Training courses designed to help company’s employees at all levels develop useful skills in their everyday work environments


CONSHOHOCKEN, PA--(Marketwire - Aug 23, 2012) - AlliedBarton Security Services, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, is announcing the completion of one million AlliedBarton EDGE training courses since 2009. The courses have been completed by AlliedBarton employees at all levels and help to develop skills useful in their everyday work environments.

"Training is an essential component to the security industry and the services that we provide to our clients on a daily basis," said Jim Gillece, SVP Human Capital Management and Chief People Officer, AlliedBarton. "To truly live in a training culture where we never stop discovering, we need excellent training tools and employees who are committed to personal and professional development."

AlliedBarton promotes personal growth and development through a wide range of learning opportunities including the AlliedBarton EDGE, a professionally designed and executed approach to training and development. The EDGE provides employees at all levels comprehensive and ongoing training in a variety of formats including eLearning.

AlliedBarton, the most honored security services provider, will continue to pursue new awards that demonstrate their leadership position in other areas beyond training. In doing so, AlliedBarton will not be participating in Training magazine's Training Top 125 award submission for 2013. This well-respected award has helped to recognize AlliedBarton's training culture and leadership. AlliedBarton was the first security company on Training magazine's list in 2006 and has held the highest ranking of any security firm for seven consecutive years.

"Our training culture has grown throughout the years and the Training Top 125 award has recognized our success within our industry and among the leaders in the training industry," said Gillece. "I see our training efforts come to fruition every day through our employees. The completion of the 1,000,000th EDGE course is an amazing accomplishment. Learning and development are critical to our ability to grow as individuals, grow as an organization and to fulfill our core purpose. We take pride in our unique distinction as a proven training leader in the industry and will continually move forward with our training success."