About this course

Anyone wishing to be employed as a CCTV operator for public space surveillance has to be in possession of a license issued to them by the Security Industry Authority (SIA). This nationally recognised qualification, which is endorsed by the SIA, is the industry standard and enables a CCTV operator to meet one of the requirements to apply for their license to practice.

Course Info

The following three modules are covered in the course:

    • – Working in the Private Security Industry
    • – Working as a CCTV Operator
    • – Practical Operation of CCTV Equipment

What support material is available?
You will work through a course hand book which you will be provided prior to the course. This covers the knowledge required as a minimum standard for entry to the industry, as agreed by the members of the national steering and executive committees. It provides candidates with a clear reference as to their duties and responsibilities.

This qualification, which is regulated by Ofqual and is worth 4 credits, follows the SIA’s new specification. The unitised structure reduces overlap between subject areas making it easier for learners to gain qualifications for additional sectors (Door Supervision, Security Guarding etc.) as they will only need to sit the additional units.

Candidates who have completed the Working in the Private Security module as part of a Door Supervisor or Security Guard training course from 1st January 2015 do not need to complete this module again.  Proof of prior training will be required for exemption.

Candidates who have completed the Working in the Private Security Industry module before 1st January 2015 may be exempt for further training but will need to re-sit the examination to gain the full Working as a CCTV Operator within the Private Security Industry qualification – so will need to book the full course option.


‘I have never been taught by a better instructor, he was very thorough and always answered any questions that I had about the CCTV training.”
January 2018

‘I have thoroughly enjoyed this course, which was a huge surprise to me as I was dreading the studying as it had been a long time since I’ve had to take exams, but I was put at ease immediately. The course was excellently presented and full of humour. Thank you.’
January 2018

‘Paul and Mission Training are brilliant. I have been here twice now and the training has always been top class and Paul makes it enjoyable.’
November 2017