SCHOOL & COLLEGE Key Holding and Alarm Response

Why Smart Guard?

We provide key holding and alarm response services to over 70% of schools in Calderdale.

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School Key Holding and Alarm Response

As you would expect from the leading provider of school key holding and alarm response in Yorkshire, we provide a first class services that is dependable, accountable and affordable for anyone. We have taken a unique and industry leading approach to providing school and college key holding and alarm response, by having teams of dedicated rapid alarm response units (RAR) on standby 24/7.

Due to this unique approach, we can achieve alarm response times of under 25 minutes to 97% of our clients. Our alarm response teams use a patrol app called Tracktick, that instantly sends reports including photos direct to you upon completion. Further more, you are issued with login details giving you full portal access for your property or premises meaning, any work you request to be carried out is logged, ensuring total transparency

So how does school key holding and alarm response work?

  • Your chosen monitoring station will place a call to Smart Guards control room, if your intruder or fire alarm is activated.
  • On receiving this call our highly skilled team load the details into our dispatch platform and issue your site keys to our rapid alarm response driver.
  • Upon arrival at your school or college, the rapid alarm response driver books on to site using our TrackTic app, this records the response time to your activation.
  • Your chosen mA full external patrol of your site is then conducted checking for signs of forced entry and photos are taken to prove attendance.

  • If no sings of forced entry are found, the driver will entry your premises and integrate the alarm panel and note all reading displayed.
  • The area or areas in activation will be patrolled looking for the possible cause.
  • If no cause can be found, the sensor will be cleaned and the area re secured.

Multi Academy Trust Key Holding and Alarm Response

If you are part of, or run a multi academy trust please ensure you enquire about our  multi site discounting.

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