Award for CCTV Operators (Public Space Surveillance)(Level 2)
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Award for CCTV Operators (Public Space Surveillance)(Level 2)


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CCTV systems are now being used within the UK by various agencies and private establishments. CCTV training is not only an essential element for those monitoring public space using CCTV equipment; it can also lead to large savings for any company that has CCTV in Operation. The CCTV training course is lead by our specialist trainer who has for many years been involved in monitoring CCTV equipment and individuals through Private Investigations and Surveillance. The ability for a CCTV Operator to follow correct procedures whilst remaining within the Law is an essential factor in safeguarding the public and also successful identification and prosecution of criminals.

The course is designed for people who want to work as a CCTV operator, undertaking surveillance of public spaces. All students must apply to the Security Industry Authority (SIA) once they have successfully completed the qualification to obtain a licence. You cannot be employed as a CCTV operator without a SIA licence.

Under the Private Security Industry Authority Act 2001, all individuals wishing to work in the private security industry must undertake a recognised qualification before applying for a licence.

The Level 2 Award in CCTV Operations (Public Space Surveillance) has been developed to meet the requirements of the Security Industry Authority (SIA). It is based on the relevant SIA ‘Specifications for Learning and Qualifications for CCTV Control Room Operators (PSS)’ and provides the necessary skills and knowledge for those who wish to apply for an SIA licence and work as a CCTV Operative.

Topics include:
• the main characteristics of the private security industry
• the importance of safe working practices
• drug-misuse legislation
• the purpose of CCTV systems
• surveillance techniques
• producing evidential documentation