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CCTV Course – Security Works

Why complete the CCTV Course?

To work as a CCTV operator you must have an SIA CCTV licence, issued by the Security Industry Authority (SIA). The SIA are a government body who regulate the security industry. To get an SIA CCTV licence you must first complete the CCTV course. Once you have passed the CCTV course you can apply for your SIA CCTV licence. Once you have the licence you are ready to work in the security industry.

Where can I work with a CCTV licence?


Having a CCTV licence will allow you to work with and monitor a CCTV camera system which oversees any public space. For example you may work in a shopping centre or an office block monitoring their CCTV looking out for crime. You may also work for a local authority monitoring all of the CCTV in a particular borough.

What does the CCTV Course involve?

This course covers your roles and responsibilities as a CCTV operator. What you should and shouldn’t be doing on the job. The first module is a general module on the security industry which outlines some of the law you should be aware of and other things like basic first aid and fire safety. The second module is the main module for the CCTV course which specifies what it is to work as a CCTV operator. The course explains what you can and can’t monitor while working. (PSS) stands for ‘Public Space Surveillance’ this course explains what you can monitor in public space without breaking the law. The third module is a practical module in which you get to use a real CCTV system to get some practice so that you are prepared for a job as a CCTV operator.

p5 Timing – 09:00 – 18:30
p5 Duration – 4 days

Assessment – 4 multiple choice exams and a practical assessment

What must I bring? – photographic ID and proof of address

Contact us to book your next course

telephone T:0207 993 8681

mobile M:07971 863 580

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