4-Day Level 2 Award for CCTV Operators (Public Space Surveillance) in the Private Security Industry
Level 2 for CCTV Operators
WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?
Essential Qualification For Those Working Or Seeking Work As Door Security 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 Door Security In The Private Security Industry To Obtain A Licence From The Security Industry Authority.
The main objective of this qualification is to provide learners with the knowledge, skills and understanding to work as a CCTV operator. Successful completion of this qualification enables learners to apply for an SIA licence to work as a CCTV operator within the private security industry.
This qualification has been developed to meet the training and licensing requirements of the SIA who regulate the sector under the terms of the Private Security Industry Act 2001.
English language requirements
It is essential that security operatives can communicate effectively. They are likely in the course of their work to have to make calls to the emergency services, or to need to resolve conflict.
It is the centre’s responsibility to ensure that each learner is sufficiently competent in the use of the English and/or Welsh language. All assessment must take place in English and/or Welsh.
Learners should, as a minimum, have language skills in reading, writing, speaking, and listening equivalent to the following:
- a B2 Level qualification on the Home Office’s list of recognised English tests and qualifications
- a B2 Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)
- an ESOL qualification at (Level 1) on the Ofqual register taken in England, Wales or Northern Ireland
- an ESOL qualification at Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework Level 5 awarded by SQA Accreditation and taken in Scotland.
- Functional Skills Level 1 in English
- Core Skills in Communication at Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework Level 5
- Essential Skills Wales Communication Level 1
This qualification is made up of 2 mandatory units. To be awarded this qualification the learner must achieve a total of 3 credits as shown in the table below.
Opportunities for progression
Achievement of this qualification confirms the learner has gained the knowledge, skills and understanding required to work as a CCTV Operator. However, to be able to work as a CCTV operator, learners must also successfully obtain an SIA licence.
Learners can progress to the following qualifications:
- SFJ Awards Level 2 Award for Security Officers in the Private Security Industry
- SFJ Awards Level 2 Award for Door Supervisors in the Private Security Industry
- SFJ Awards Level 3 Certificate for Working as a Close Protection Operative within the Private Security Industry
Level 2 Award for CCTV Operators (Public Space Surveillance) in the Private Security Industry
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 surveillance (CCTV) systems and the roles and responsibilities of control room team and other stakeholders
- Understand the different types of legislation and how they
- 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