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Highfield Award for Working as a CCTV Operator (Public Space Surveillance) within the Private Security Industry (Scotland) at SCQF Level 6


Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is designed for those learners wishing to apply for a licence from the Security Industry Authority (SIA) to work as a CCTV operator in public space surveillance. It is based on the relevant SIA specification for learning and qualifications and is supported by Skills for Security, the standards setting body for the security industry and the SIA, which regulates the private security industry.

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake a minimum of 32 hours of learning. The SIA stipulates a minimum of 23 contact hours if supported distance learning is undertaken over a minimum of 3 training days.

Topics covered

These include the key purposes of the private security industry, the differences between civil and criminal law, the roles and responsibilities of each member of the CCTV team, the importance of accurate record keeping, equipment fault reporting procedures, and actions to take if a suspicious object is found in the CCTV control room.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a practical assessment and multiple-choice tests.

Invaluable support for your learners

Highfield Products provides some fantastic training materials that we think your learners will love when taking this qualification. Simply visit CCTV training materials for full information.

Qualification Specification

A full qualification specification is available for approved centres in the Download Area.