SIA CCTV Training

CCTV Training Course held in London

With the increasing use of CCTV and public space surveillance, you’ll find CCTV operator jobs are widely available across the UK.

As well as operating and monitoring banks of CCTV screens, the role includes reporting incidents, liaising with your wider security team and potentially contacting the police and emergency services.


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Assessment Method: Multiple Choice Questions


This unit covers the following topics:

Module 1: The Private Security Industry
Module 2: Communication Skills and Customer Care
Module 3: Awareness of the Law in the Private Security Industry
Module 4: Health and Safety for the Private Security Operative
Module 5: Fire Safety Awareness
Module 6: Emergency Procedures

Please note that this Module will be taught as distance learning pack.

Assessment Method: Multiple Choice Questions


This unit covers the following topics:

Module 1: Introduction to the Roles and Responsibilities of the CCTV Operator and Other CCTV Staff
Module 2: Codes of Practice, Operational Procedures and Guidelines
Module 3: CCTV Equipment and its Operation
Module 4: Control Room Communications and Access Control
Module 5: Legislation
Module 6: Dealing with Incidents
Module 7: CCTV Surveillance Techniques
Module 8: Emergency Procedures in the CCTV Control Room
Module 9: Health and Safety at Work in the CCTV Environment

Assessment Method: Practical Observation


This unit covers the practical operations of a simple CCTV unit with a Pan Tilt & Zoom (PTZ) dome camera and a fixed camera attached to a display unit.

SIA Licensed courses are assessed in two parts:

Multiple Choice Theory Exams

Practical Observation Assessments

Fees start at £139, and the price includes training materials, examinations and certificate costs.

For further information about pricing and our courses, please speak to a member of our team by calling 0203 011 5566.

Our fast track training lasts 3 days, with Unit 1: Working in the Private Security Industry being taught as distance learning.

Please note: Our courses are intensive and conducted STRICTLY from 9.00am till 6.00pm.

If you fail to complete the required hours, you may not be able to take the exams and could risk losing your licence at a later date.