“The best they have ever seen,” were the words from the lead auditor during the audit which is re-examined every 3-years.


VRC operates from the Bristol facility, which is NSI Gold, Category II Remote Video Response Centre and the N.S.I. accreditation is of the utmost importance to VRC. There are six scopes of approval within the NSI ARC Gold approval scheme. All are based on the application of BS 5979: 2007, which is summarised below.

  1. High integrity monitoring of intruder alarms.
  2. Monitoring of intruder alarms (other than high integrity monitoring).
  3. Monitoring of fire alarms.
  4. Monitoring of social alarms.
  5. Monitoring of CCTV systems.


Gold holds the greatest value across industry and by the police, fire/rescue services and insurers. The majority of company tenders and insurance companies ask for NSI approved companies. The prestigious reputation of the NSI audit means VRC will be perceived more favourably meaning end-users can rest assured.

National Security Inspectorate audit and closely monitors their approved companies, such as VRC. This ensures that all of us are maintaining the high standards required to achieve the certificate. 

Businesses and homeowners who choose NSI approved  companies have the reassurance that their contractors will work to the highest industry standards demanded by the Police, Fire and Rescue Services and the insurance industry. The NSI Directory lists all the companies who have successfully achieved NSI certification.

About VRC

VRC offers bespoke monitoring solutions because we want to protect people, property and peace of mind across the UK and Ireland. As a result of our state of the art, Remote Video Response Centre (RVRC) in Yate. VRC’s highly experienced team work night and day to ensure your people and property are protected. Our facility is an NSI Gold, Category II RVRC offering a range of services.

About APG

The Asset Protection Group comprises a group of Fire & Security companies with shared ownership and one common goal, protecting your most important assets. As a collective group, we look to offer protection to your assets to assist you with your ongoing success within your own business.