cctv operator

level 2 Award for cctv operators (Public Space Surveillance) IN THE PRIVATE SECURITY INDUSTRY (New Specification as from the 1st April 2021)

This regulated qualification is ideal for anyone wishing to work as a (PSS) Public Space Surveillance CCTV operative as it provides them with the necessary skills and knowledge to apply for an SIA licence in this field.

It has been developed to meet the requirements of the Security Industry Authority (SIA). Subjects covered include roles and responsibilities of CCTV operators, codes of practice, operational procedures and guidelines, CCTV equipment and operation and surveillance techniques.

faqs

How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?

This qualification must be undertaken over a minimum of 3-days with distance learning, 4-days within the classroom with no distance learning.

How is the qualification assessed?

It is divided into2 -units and assessed through two multiple-choice examinations and a practical assessment. These units are as follows:

Unit 1: Principles of Working in the Private Security Industry

Assessed by a 110 minutes, 72-question, multiple-choice examination. Learners must achieve a score of at 70% to pass this unit.

Practical assessment, externally set, internally assessed, activity based on the completion of an evidential statement.

Unit 2: Principles and Practices of Working as a CCTV Operator in the Private Security Industry

Assessed by a 60 minutes, 40-question, multiple-choice examination. Learners must achieve a score of at least 70% to pass this unit.

Unit 3: Practical use of a CCTV Equipment Within the Private Security Industry

Assessed by an externally set and internally assessed practical assessment. Learners must achieve a 100% pass mark.

Practical assessment, externally set, internally assessed, practical CCTV scenario with observation sheet.

Portfolio, externally set, internally assessed workbook,  80% for the short answer element of the workbook.

What next?

Individuals achieving this qualification will be able to progress to a Level 2 Award for Door Supervisors in the Private Security Industry. 

Where can this course be taken?

Through any approved training centre.