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ISSEE Security & Policing 2024 - Live demo of Counter EO equipment by Daniel Carter

UK Home Office Security & Policing 2024

6th March 2024

We're excited to announce our attendance to the UK Home Office Security & Policing event at Farnborough next week (12th to 14th March)! 

ISSEE Director Technical Operations, Daniel Carter, alongside the UK Defence & Security Export Support Team, will be conducting daily live demonstrations of counter EO equipment. 

Our pod will be on the Counter Threat Pavilion - please come and say Hi! 

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EOD Operator Course

International EOD Operator Course - Morocco

23rd February 2024

ISSEE have successfully delivered an International Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Operator course for the Counter Explosive Ordnance Defence Engagement (CEDE) office at the Royal Police Institute in Kenitra, Morocco.

Policemen of the Bomb Technician Central Services (SCA) were taught United Kingdom (UK) Ministry of Defence Improvised Explosive Device Disposal (IEDD) best practice and all students were successful on the course! Well done to the students and ISSEE’s Advanced IEDD training team! 

The course closing ceremony was attended by the British Ambassador to Morocco…

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International Ammunition Technician Course

Inaugural International Ammunition Technician Course

11th January 2024

ISSEE are extremely proud to be delivering the inaugural International Ammunition Technician Course for 12 promising students from 8 nations.

The opening ceremony was attended by the sponsor Ministry of Defence (MOD), International Defence Training Army (IDT(A)), and the Authority, Counter EO Defence Engagement (CEDE) Office. Students were addressed by Daniel Carter (Director of Technical Operations), and guest speakers Lt. Col. James Askew and Lt. Col. Andy Lewis. CEDE Office was represented by Bert Appleton (Head of CEDE) and Kim Hughes GC (Technical Adviser).

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Photo of Students That Participated


13th April 2023

Personnel from 11 EOD & S Regiment recently deployed on exercise Tiger Felix Jump, a skydiving expedition to California, USA.

The aim of this exciting trip was to qualify as A license skydivers – which allows individuals to jump on their own with no instructors. This was achieved using the Accelerated Freefall course which consisted of 8 levels of jumping, ranging from two instructors at the start to finishing the course and jumping on your own. A further 10 consolidation jumps are then required to become a licensed skydiver.

The expedition gave a break from the busy…

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Our Chairman Paul Sandford

Export Support Team (EST) Trade Show 12th October 2022

13th October 2022

Thank you to everyone who attended the Export Support Team (EST) Mini Trade Show at Larkhill Exhibition Centre (LEC).

An enjoyable day speaking to industry partners and delegates from across Africa, Iraq and Nepal who received a guided tour of the LEC - including the UK Capability Showcase, viewing the very best of British industry. It was great to be able to showcase our EOD equipment and promote our training solutions. 


Special thanks to the organisers for putting on a great event.


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A person in a bomb suit training doing practical explosives tasks

Course Dates for Winter 2022 Released

3rd August 2022

We are pleased to publish some fixed dates for upcoming training opportunities:

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Level 1

24th October - 11th November 2022

Explosive Ordnance Disposal - Level 3

31st October - 18th November 2022

Humanitarian IEDD

21st November - 16th December 2022


Follow the links above for more information about each course and submit an enquiry for detailed information and quotes.

All of these courses can be booked by contacting ISSEE directly at or calling +44 (0) 1295 981550.

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End of Course Photo

Bruneian Ammunition Technician Graduation

24th June 2022

Last week, we held a graduation ceremony for students from the Bruneian Armed Forces who successfully graduated from our International Ammunition Technician Course.  The students have now qualified as Ammunition Technicians and their certificates were presented to them by our chairman, Paul Sandford and Lt Kol Mahd Hairy Erwandy bin Hj Raya of the Bruneian Armed Forces.



This course lasted for 24 weeks, and the students learnt how to safely identify, handle, repair, store, manage, and dispose of munitions and explosive nature. They know have the…

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Anti-Bribery & Corruption Policy Update

15th June 2022

We recently updated our anti-bribery and corruption policy to ensure that we meet our legal obligations in respect of anti-bribery and corruption regulations. Bribery and corruption can distort reputation, increase the cost of doing business and damage customer trust. 

We apply a common approach towards bribery & corruption, which is one of zero-tolerance; such that any breach by our staff will render them liable to dismissal, ceasing to provide services or solutions to customer when they have been based or sustained through bribery or corruption, and assisting relevant…

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End of Course Photo

ISSEE Delivers Training for the Royal Navy of Oman

9th June 2022

In the last three weeks, we had students from the Royal Navy of Oman attend our Explosive Storage & Area Management Course.

This course covered topics such as Explosive Storage Inspections, Safety & Control of Explosive Areas, Principles of Explosive Storage, and Explosive Legislation & Safety Requirements.

It was our pleasure to be able to present them with their hard earned certificates

They left with a more comprehensive understanding of the principles and practices of day to day explosive storage management.



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ISSEE Training

Course Dates for Summer 2022 Released

26th May 2022

We are pleased to publish some fixed dates for upcoming training opportunities:

Explosives Storage Management
18th July - 22nd July 2022 Explosives Foundation Course
28th July - 29th July 2022

Follow the links above for more information about each course and submit an enquiry for detailed information and quotes.

All of these courses can be booked by contacting ISSEE directly at or calling +44 (0) 1295 981550.

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End of Course Photo

ISSEE Provides ANAMA EOD Training

23rd May 2022

Throughout February and March, ISSEE delivered EOD Level 3 and 3+ training to the Deminers of the Azerbaijan National Agency for Mine Action (ANAMA). The course built upon existing skills and experience of making safe Explosives Remnants of War (ERW) in a post conflict situation but also introduced the students to IEDs and Armoured Fighting Vehicle (AFV) Clearance amongst other new skills conducted.



The training incorporated many different Low Order Techniques on a wide selection of recovered UXO, Logistic Demolitions and specialist techniques.

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IAT students

Graduates from our recent International Ammunition Technican Course

12th May 2022

We recently had three students from the UAE Military graduate on our flagship International Ammunition Technician course. This course lasted for 24 weeks, and the students learnt how to safely identify, handle, repair, store, manage and dispose of munitions and explosive nature. They know have the knowledge, skills, and practice to safely undertake the duties of an Ammunition Technician.



This International Ammunition Technician course is a 24-week programme which reflects the UK MOD training course but has been upgraded to meet the exacting requirements…

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Eid Celebration

ISSEE Celebrates Eid al-Fitr

10th May 2022

We recently celebrated Eid al-Fitr with our Bruneian students.

Our students certainly enjoyed a traditional Bruneian lunch which was prepared by the wife of our Business Development Manager.




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Training Provider Of The Year Trophy

ISSEE Wins Training Provider of the Year

12th April 2022

We are thrilled to be awarded Training Provider of the year at Fulmination 2022.  This award is a recognition of the resilience, determination, and commitment demonstrated by our team throughout the year. From our home office team, to our instructors and contractors delivering the training on the ground, each one of our team has played a vital role in our achievement.  Last year, we conducted training for 500 students across 11 different countries, covering a wide range of disciplines. We are engaged in more projects than ever before, and are keen to use this award as a springboard to…

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Online Training Programmes

ISSEE Launches Online Training Programmes

11th February 2021

We are excited to announce that our popular, entry-level courses are now available through online learning.

Students wishing to join our Explosives Foundation Course (EFC) or our Explosives Storage Management Course (ESM) will soon be able to enrol online and complete all learning modules at their own pace through our secure learning management platform and still achieve an accredited qualification through SQA.

Explosives Foundation Course

Listening to customer feedback we are pleased that the Explosives Foundation Course is meeting the requirements of…

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Update from our CEO

10th June 2020

I’m grateful for the opportunity to be able to update all our customers, friends and well-wishers on how ISSEE continues to operate during these challenging times.

As I wrote in my last report, we were forced to close our training facilities and our staff have worked from home as advised by the UK Government. This also meant that our students attending the International Ammunition Technician’s course were also confined, in isolation, to their accommodation.

With a determined combination of innovative thought, willingness, and attention to every safety concern of both…

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Tony Deadman experienced ISSEE instructor talks on Forces TV about ISSEE's work in Kenya

ISSEE featured on Forces TV training African troops in safe bomb disposal

30th March 2020

Watch this new 5-minute feature by Forces News to find out about the inspiring work our experienced instructors have been doing at the Counter IED wing of the Humanitarian Peace Support School in Nairobi, Kenya.

The school opened in 2016, and since then over 1600 students from 15 nations have received training in safe bomb disposal from instructors such as Tony Dedman, who has half a century of experience behind him, and Glyn Hannah, who has a a 25-year career spent within Search, IEDD and Conventional Munition Disposal.

Tony talks about how important it is to…

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Glyn teaching an international course

Get to know our team: Glyn Hannah

18th March 2020

Glyn Hannah - MIExpE MInstRE Eng Tech

Glyn brought his expertise to ISSEE as an instructor after a 25-year career spent within Search, IEDD and Conventional Munition Disposal. He's always the most cheerful member of the ISSEE office and he's an experienced and energetic teacher, having held a number of important training roles prior to joining ISSEE, including as an instructor at the British Army’s IEDD School as well as the senior soldier instructor at the British Army’s Search School. 

You might find Glyn teaching Improved Explosive Device Disposal, Explosive Ordnance…

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Tom does work experience at ISSEE

Work Experience with the ISSEE team

20th February 2020

Tom came to ISSEE in January to do some work experience and gain valuable insights from our team of experienced ex-military instructors as part of his preparations for a career in the British Army.

“With an aspiration to join the British Army, I spent two weeks undertaking work experience with ISSEE because I wanted to gain an understanding in some of the methods and practices that they utilise in their training and operations that could be applicable to working in the army. I spent my time shadowing the Counter Terrorism (CT) Search course, which was an incredibly useful and…

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