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HABC Award for Working as a CCTV Operator Within the Private Security Industry Level 2


Type: Part Time

Subject: Learner Engagement

Level: 2

Start Date: 01 August 2019

Fee: 0

Course Length

4 days – dates available throughout the year


Level 2

Who is it for

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.

Interview Skills Assessment

You will need to complete an online skills assessment to ensure that your level of English is sufficient to allow you to succeed on the course, at which point you will also have your ID documents checked. Call Jobsmart on 01733 863068 to book an assessment

What will I need

Valid photo identification and 2 recent documents showing proof of address; no issues should a DBS be requested.

What is covered

These include the key purposes of the private security industry, the differences between civil and criminal law, the roles and responsibilities of each member of the CCTV team, the importance of accurate record–keeping, equipment fault reporting procedures, and actions to take if a suspicious object is found in the CCTV control room.

How is the course assessed

2 multiple choice exams and a practical CCTV test exercise.

What can this course lead to

Further SIA qualifications, such as Close Protection.

Are there any additional costs


If you are unemployed, you may be able to take these security courses free of charge. Contact Jobsmart for more information.

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