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. Please refer to Highfield’s qualification specification for further details on self-study.

Topics covered

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.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by practical assessments and multiple-choice examinations.

Are there any entry requirements?

Learners need to have a minimum of Level 2 English Literacy

Students MUST arrive with the correct ID as per SIA Requirements which will be detailed on delegate joining instructions. Delegates without the correct ID requirements will not be able to complete the course.

How long is the course?

This course is delivered over 3 full days and does require 8 hours pre-course home study.

How much will this course cost?

Current course costs per candidate are £252.00, this includes VAT, course book, examination and certification fees. As a Level 2 Course, military personnel are entitled to claim up to 80% of the course costs back through their Standard Learning Credits (SLC’s).