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.
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This regulated qualification 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 and provides the necessary skills and knowledge for those who wish to apply for an SIA licence and work as a CCTV operative.
The qualification comprises three mandatory units:
- Unit 1 - Working within the Private Security Industry
- Unit 2 - Working as a CCTV Operator within the Private Security Industry
- Unit 3 - Practical Operation of CCTV equipment within the Private Security Industry
The minimum contact hours for this qualification are 23 hours of the required 32 guided learning hours.
This qualification is suitable for learners over the age of 18. It is delivered over 3 days with a large amount of pre-course reading and written tasks to complete. Full details will be sent out to you.
The course is assessed by 2 multiple choice exams, and practical assessment.
Open courses are inclusive of tuition, examination fees and course handbooks. Free follow up support will also be available from your tutor.
To register for this qualification, learners are required to meet the following entry requirements:
This qualification is approved for delivery to learners aged 18 and over.
Security operatives are likely, during their work, to be required to make calls to the emergency services, and communicate clearly to resolve conflict. It is therefore essential that security operatives can communicate clearly.
Each learner must be sufficiently competent in the use of the English language. All assessment must be conducted in the medium of English, as appropriate.
On successful completion of the course you can then apply for a SIA licence.
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