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Course Info

(Training recognition by the SIA)

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) set the guidelines and standards intended for official CCTV training in the UK.

The Level 2 Award in CCTV Operations (Public Space Surveillance) (QCF) 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 provide student with all the necessary and prescribed theoretical knowledge and practical skills to take to apply for permission. 

This course is a legal requirement to obtain the SIA CCTV Licence which enables you to work as a CCTV operator.

CCTV Operators usually work in a control room which is connected to a wide array of camera footage. Employers typically include security companies, medium-large corporations, local councils.

The Course is approved by the different Awarding Bodies and allows graduates to apply for the SIA license from Security Industry Authority.
In other words: this course provide the CCTV qualification required for a CCTV licence in the UK.


Q. What is the aim of the CCTV course?

According to the British Security Industry Authority (BSIA), the UK has an estimated 5.9 million CCTV cameras. The need for CCTV and CCTV Operators is dramatically on the rise and the need for quality Closed Circuit Television training is widespread. This SIA recognised three-day course is designed to teach you how to assist companies with their CCTV, as well as train you to be a proactive CCTV Operator.

Q. Who is the CCTV course for?

This course is for new entrants or other security personnel who would like to widen their skills and/or be eligible to apply for a CCTV Operator role in the private Security Industry.

Q. What are the benefits of this course?

Gaining this SIA recognised Level 2 Award in CCTV Operations (Public Space Surveillance) will give you the ability to apply for an SIA CCTV Operator licence. This will enable you to work as a CCTV Operator in the UK and make you more employable.  

Q. How can I book the CCTV Operator course?

It’s very easy and You can book online through our via email.

Q. When will I receive my CCTV Operator exam result?

The PSA Academy are proud to provide you with a ‘Fast Stream Results’ service for free when you book your CCTV Operator course with us. 
Our aim is to notify you the same day the training provider sends us your results. Your results will be available online and you can check this by Our own Online Veriflying and Result Checker System.

Q. When will I receive my CCTV Operator certificate?
Certificate are dispatched within 5-6 weeks of course completion, you have the option to request secured certificate delivery when booking the course. To read our full list of FAQ's, click here. 


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CCTV Operative L2



  • Provide the learner with knowledge and skills to operate CCTV equipment and carry out surveillance techniques
  • Develop the learner's knowledge of health and safety in the workplace including awareness of emergency procedures
  • Provide the learner with knowledge of legislation, codes of practice, operational procedures and guidelines applicable to the use of CCTV for public space surveillance
  • Enable the learner to implement effective methods of communication in a control room environment
  • Ensure that the learner understands how CCTV imagery may be presented as evidence Candidates can complete the qualification in five days.


The SIA CCTV Operations course is run by our specialist team of internationally recognized and highly experienced trainers, who are highly qualified ex-soldiers, police officers and law enforcement agents, who throughout the years obtained much knowledge and personal experiences in the different special areas of the Security.


None. A candidate does not have to possess prior experience in CCTV Operation.


This course will be taught using theoretical and practical exercises. The lectures lectures will be conducted in the classroom.


The course will be given in PSA HQ Training Center or in case of an appropriate number of applicants, it will be held in regional training centers by the official PSA Instructors.


This qualification is assessed by the following means:

  1. Multiple choice questions 
  2. Externally set, internally marked and externally quality assured practical task.
  3. Physical Intervention Assessment

Multiple choice questions are used to assess the learners underpinning knowledge.


  • Must be 18 years of age and should have a fluent understanding of the English language.
  • Clean criminal record.




In order to maintain quality of instruction and ensure that candidates receive personal attention, our course intake is restricted to 10-12 students per program.

 Minimum participants for any course: 8 students per program.

Due to the popularity of our seminars we recommend that students wishing to attend a course reserve a place as early as possible to avoid disappointment.


250 £

Course prices includes the complete training and the certificates.



If you need more information about from this course, then please don't hesitate to contact us.

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If you have specific course requirements, or you would like to book multiple delegates, then it is possible to tailor a course to your needs.

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  • I would like to more than 10 delegates
  • I would like the course to be held at our site
  • I have a regular requirement
  • There's no course on the dates that I am free
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