SIA Level 2 CCTV

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Sia -CCTVHABC Level 2 Award in CCTV Operations (Public Space Surveillance)

CCTV systems are now being used as an integral part of many security operations. The effectiveness of CCTV in the process of crime reduction and detection has been proven in a plethora of arenas and localities.

Who will benefit from this course?

Those currently working in a control room wishing to operate CCTV systems. Anyone seeking to obtain an SIA CCTV operators License. Please click here for a list of jobs requiring a CCTV SIA licence.


There are no pre requisites for obtaining a License but Candidates will require a basic understanding of English (reading and writing). There is also an ID requirement for this programme to view this please click here.

How long is the Programme?

The programme is generally ran over 4 days with some self study, Candidates that already hold an SIA License may be exempt from Unit 1 and may complete the programme in 3 days.

What do I have to do?

You have to successfully complete the 3 Units pass 2 exams and complete a practical demonstration of CCTV equipment.

Unit 1 Working in the Private Security Industry

  • Introduction to the Security Industry
  • Legislation relevant to the Private Security Industry
  • Health and Safety at Work
  • Fire Safety
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Communication skills and Customer Car in the Private Security Industry

Unit 2 Working as a CCTV Operator

  • CCTV codes of practice, operational procedures and guidelines
  • Legislation and how it impacts on CCTV operations
  • Roles and responsibilities of the CCTV operator and other CCTV staff
  • Characteristics of a CCTV system
  • How to make effective use of CCTV equipment
  • Emergency procedures in the CCTV control room

Unit 3 Practical Operation of CCTV equipment

  • Operating CCTV Equipment
  • Operational use of CCTV equipment
  • Implementing CCTV surveillance techniques


The course can be modified to suit corporate clients ,ran in house and over a variety of delivery models (one day a week , one evening a week ) If you would like to know more about the CCTV programme contact us for further information.

To find out more about these courses please contact our office on 01922 683976 to speak to one of our team or email us on or complete our course interest form by clicking here.