Who is this qualification for?
The objective of this qualification is to support a role in the workplace. It is designed for learners wishing to apply for a licence from the Security Industry Authority (SIA) to work as a CCTV operator and is based on the relevant SIA specification for learning and qualifications.
How long will it take?
To complete this qualification learners are expected to undertake approximately 31 hours of learning. The SIA stipulates a minimum of 22 contact hours (3-days) if self-study is undertaken.
These 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, and producing evidential documentation.
This qualification is assessed by practical assessments and multiple-choice examinations.
This qualification is approved for delivery to learners aged 16 and over. However, be aware that learners aged 16-17 cannot apply for an SIA licence until the age of 18.