CCTV Training Course is an essential qualification for those working or seeking work as a CCTV Operator in the private security industry. The qualification is a pre requisite under the terms of the Private Security Industry Act (2001) for individuals working as CCTV Operators in the private security industry to get a licence from the Security Industry Authority.
£10-12 per hour
The CCTV Operator course is the perfect course for progressing your career in the Private Security Industry. The course prepares you to work in a huge variety of roles Like CCTV Operative, Security Supervisor and various management positions.
The SIA CCTV pss training course leading to a level 2 award in CCTV Pss operations is a fairly simple qualification designed at level 2. Level 2 means that it is an entry level course and the majority of the learners would qualify and pass the CCTV training exam in the first attempt.
CCTV Operators usually work in control rooms where camera footage from offices, shops or public spaces are displayed. Using the equipment, it is the CCTV Operator’s responsibility to keep people and property safe by actively monitoring public areas, tracking individuals and identifying risk. Employers include security companies, local councils and corporations.
Questions about when a CCTV Licence is required are very common. In short, if any licensable activities of a CCTV Operative, or Public Space Surveillance Operative, are carried out, then a licence is required.
These activities include:
2 multiple choice exams and a practical assessment.
To be eligible for SIA CCTV Licence, or Public Space Surveillance Licence, you need to have successfully completed the CCTV Operator Training Course and obtained the linked qualification: Level 2 Qualification in CCTV Operations (PSS).
After the CCTV training, you will be examined on the last day of training, if it is not an online exam your training provider will send you CCTV course paperwork to the awarding body concerned. Once the awarding body receives the paperwork it usually takes five working days for you to learn about your results. The certificate is usually available in ten working days.
Not only with the CCTV qualification in fact for sia linked security qualifications you would be required to have certain documentation. This approved list of documents have been divided in group A and Group B ids. If you have two documents from group A you do not require any other document, however, if you do not have two group A id you would then require at least one group A ID and two ids from group B.
The regulatory authority in the United Kingdom as regards to private security is SIA (Security Industry Authority). The SIA has which works as a part of the home office has outlined that certain activities as regards to private security shall be termed as licensable. CCTV PSS is also a licensable activity meaning by that if you want to work as a CCTV operator you shall be required to take a licence from SIA.
What does CCTV PSS mean?
CCTV as most of you know is close circuit television, why do we call it close circuit is because the transmissions are not being broadcasted over the open media and access to those transmissions is limited to authorized personals. PSS is abbreviated for Public Space Surveillance meaning by that if you want to view and record the imagery of the members of public you are supposed to have a license by SIA.
What is included in the CCTV PSS Training Course?
The CCTV PSS operator training course is comprised of the following modules
To carry out jobs as per requirements laid down by the terms and conditions of the contract. Typical roles of a CCTV operator would include:
The job of a CCTV operator is much more responsibility than a normal security guard, cause he looking at a number of CCTV cameras and analysing the situations at different locations. He is the one who would be directing the field security operators to scenes where attention is required. A CCTV operator must be very knowledgeable as regards to the law that governs his sphere of responsibility especially the data protection act, a good source of information is available on the information commissioner’s website