CCTV Course

BY: GuardWatch Training

Price: £195

Qualification: Level 2 Award in CCTV Operations (Public Space Surveillance)



Anyone that wants to be employed into the role of a CCTV operator for public surveillance must have completed a course approved by the SIA (Security Industry Authority) this is a nationally recognised qualification which is endorsed by the SIA. The SIA is the industry standard, this enables the individual to apply for their licence and continue their career as a CCTV operator.

Module 1 - Working in the Private Security Industry

  • Know the purpose and main features of private security industry
  • Understand the legislation that is relevant to people working in the private security industry
  • Understand relevant aspects of health and safety in the workplace.
  • Know how to apply principles of fire safety
  • Know how to deal with non-fire-related workplace emergencies
  • Understand the principles of effective communication and customer care in the private security industry

Module 2 - Working as a CCTV Operator

  • Understand CCTV codes of practice, Operational Procedures and Guidelines
  • Understand relevant legislation and how it impacts on CCTV operations
  • Understand the Roles and Responsibilities of the CCTV Operator and other CCTV staff
  • Understand the characteristics of a CCTV system
  • Understand how to make effective use of CCTV equipment
  • Understand emergency procedures in the CCTV control room

Module 3 - Practical operation of CCTV equipment

  • This unit is intended for people who want to work in the private security industry and who require an SIA Licence to practice. If covers the skills for areas that are relevant to the role of a CCTV Operator.

Location: Wales

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