CCTV Operator Training Course (Public Surveillance) Northampton
October 24-at-9:30 am - October 27-at-5:30 pm£240
CCTV operators carry out guarding activities using closed circuit television equipment, to either monitor the activities of members of the public in a public or private place, or to identify a particular person. This includes the use of CCTV to record images to be viewed on non-CCTV equipment.
Who is this qualification for?
This qualification is designed for those learners wishing to apply for a licence from the Security Industry Authority (SIA) to work as a CCTV Operator in Public Space Surveillance. This qualification is based on the relevant SIA specification for learning and qualifications and is supported by Skills for Security, the standards setting body for the security industry and the SIA, which regulates the private security industry.
How long will it take?
To complete this qualification learners are expected to undertake 32-hours of learning. The SIA stipulates a minimum of 23 contact hours, it is delivered over 3 days with a large amount of pre-course reading and written tasks to complete.
These include the key purposes of the private security industry, the differences between civil and criminal Law, the roles and responsibilities of each member of the CCTV team, the importance of accurate record-keeping, equipment fault reporting procedures, and actions to take if a suspicious object is found in the CCTV control room.
This qualification is assessed by a practical assessment and multiple-choice examinations.