SIA CCTV Operator Course

SIA CCTV Operator Course


Our CCTV Operations course provides you with the understanding of monitoring and operating CCTV for protecting the site you’re working in. This will provide you with the opportunity become a CCTV Operator and move into Public Space Surveillance.

SKU: N/A Category:


The CCTV Operator course covers a range of topics as part of your training, including vigilance throughout shifts, security maintenance, daily equipment checks, the correct operation of CCTV systems, incident reporting, handling evidence, and more.

The units that will be covered in the course are:

Unit 1: Principles of Working in the Private Security Industry

  • Know the main characteristics and purposes of the Private Security Industry
  • Understand legislation as it applies to a security operative
  • Understand arrest procedures relevant to security operatives
  • Understand the importance of safe working practices
  • Understand fire procedures in the workplace
  • Understand emergencies and the importance of emergency procedures
  • Understand how to communicate effectively as a security operative
  • Understand record keeping relevant to the role of the security operative
  • Understand terror threats and the role of the security operative in the event of a threat
  • Understand how to keep vulnerable people safe
  • Understand good practice for post incident management

Unit 2: Principles and Practices of working as a CCTV operator in the private security industry

  • Understand the purpose of a surveillance (CCTV) systems and the roles and responsibilities of control room team and other stakeholders.
  • Understand the different types of legislation and how they impact on Public Space Surveillance (CCTV) operations.
  • Understand the importance of operational procedures in public space surveillance (CCTV) operations.
  • Understand how public space surveillance (CCTV) systems equipment operates.
  • Understand Surveillance techniques
  • Understand different types of incidents and how to respond to them
  • Understand health and safety in the CCTV environment.
  • Demonstrate operational use of CCTV equipment
  • Produce evidential documentation

Unit 3: Practical Operation of CCTV Equipment within the Private Security Industry

  • Understand how to use CCTV equipment
  • Be able to operate the CCTV system

You will complete two multiple choice exams and a practical assessment to pass this course. All course material and exam fees are included in the price of this course.

Duration and Location:



18 or Over



Level 2 Qualification in CCTV Operations (PPS)

What Next?:

Upon finishing your course and passing, you can apply for your CCTV (PPS) licence on the SIA website. This costs £190.00, and you need to prove your eligibility to work in the UK, and have a DBS check. This licence is valid for 3 years. The SIA will typically get back to you within 25 working days. Once you receive your licence, we will place you on a security site to start working.

You will not need to undergo top-up training when your licence is due to expire, but you will have to pay £190.00 to renew your licence for another 3 years.

Additional information

Payment Option

Deposit Payment, Full Payment


There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “SIA CCTV Operator Course”

Your email address will not be published.

healthcare training programs near me

Contact Info

Have a question? Concern? Request? We’d love to hear from you. Connect with us through the following ways.
linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram