Working as a CCTV Operator - Level 2

About This Course

Course Code Duration Dates & Prices
HABC-CCTV 3 days

Course Overview

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. It 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.

What's Included?

CCTV, Materials, Refreshments, Examinations

Assessment Method

This qualification is assessed by a practical assessment and a multiple-choice examination.

Target Audience

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. It 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, who regulate the private security industry.

Prerequisites

This qualification is approved for delivery to learners aged 18 and over.

Age Ranges

This qualification is approved for delivery to learners aged 16 and over. However, an SIA licence cannot be applied for until the age of 18.

Language

CCTV operatives are likely, in the course of their work, to be required to make calls to the emergency services, communicate to ground staff and liaise with wider departments and teams. It is therefore essential that CCTV operatives are able to communicate clearly. As a guide, learners should, as a minimum, have language skills equivalent to the following:

  • A B1 level qualification on the Home Office’s list of recognised English tests and qualifications
  • An ESOL qualification at Entry - Level 3 on the Ofqual register taken in England, Wales or Northern Ireland
  • An ESOL qualification at Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework level 5 awarded by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) and taken in Scotland
  • Functional Skills Level 1 in English
  • SQA Core Skills in Communication at Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework level 5
  • Essential Skills Wales Communication Level 1

Course Outline

Unit 1: Working within the Private Security Industry

Assessed by a 1-hour, 40-question, multiple-choice examination.  Learners must achieve a score of at least 28 out of 40 to pass this unit.

Unit 2: Working as a CCTV Operator within the Private Security Industry

Assessed by a 1-hour, 40-question, multiple-choice examination.  Learners must achieve a score of at least 28 out of 40 to pass this unit.

Unit 3: Practical use of a CCTV System

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

What's Next?

Progression and further learning routes could include:

  • HABC Level 2 Award for Working as a Security Officer within the Private Security Industry (QCF)
  • HABC Level 2 Certificate in Providing Security Services (QCF)
  • HABC Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Providing Security Services (QCF)
  • HABC Level 3 Certificate for Working as a Close Protection Operative within the Private Security Industry (QCF)
  • HABC Level 3 Award in the Delivery of Conflict Management Training (QCF)
  • HABC Level 3 Award for Deliverers of Physical Intervention Training within the Private Security Industry (QCF)

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