SIA CCTV Training

CCTV operators work in control rooms monitoring images and reporting crime. They are a vital part of the UK's security infrastructure. The SIA CCTV training course is a good course for new entrants or the perfect supplementary qualification for Door Supervisors wishing to take a step up in their career.

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  • Course Details

    The SIA CCTV course is designed to give you a full understanding of your role within the security industry when viewing images or footage. The course covers everything from the legal aspects of CCTV monitoring to practical lessons on equipment and usage. The course covers the following units:

    Unit 1: Unit 2: Unit 3:

    NOTE: The SIA CCTV course runs over 3 days and at the end of the course you will sit through a multiple choice question exam.

  • Course AssessmentCourse Assessment

    At the of the course, you will be assessed on the course units. The assessment format for each unit is broken down below:

    Unit 1 - Working in The Private Security Industry:
    • A multiple choice question exam with 40 questions. For each question, you will have to chose the correct answer from 4 options provided to you.
    Unit 2 - Working as a CCTV operator:
    • A multiple choice question exam with 40 questions. For each question, you will have to chose the correct answer from 4 options provided to you.
    Unit 3 - Practical Operation of CCTV Equipment:
    • This unit is assessed by the trainer on the course based on observations. You will be required to demonstrate use of a basic CCTV kit.

    All of the assessments will be conducted within the course duration.

    We understand that exams can be daunting or nervous for many candidates. Many candidates on the course have not sat an examination in a long time. The trainer on the course will equip you with all the knowledge needed to pass.

    90% Pass rate
    200+ Candidates per week

  • How to apply for
    SIA CCTV Licence?How to apply

    Applying for your SIA CCTV Licence can be broken down in the simple steps below:

    Step 1: Complete the CCTV course
    • The first step in applying for your SIA CCTV Licence is to book, attend and pass the CCTV training course.
    Step 2: Apply through SIA website Step 3: Visit nearest Post Office
    • To facilitate your application, you will be required to go to your nearest participating Post Office with your identity documents after the SIA has checked and validated the course qualification you hold.

    That's it! Once you complete all the steps above, sit back, relax and wait for your SIA badge to be posted to you.

    £210 Licence fee
    2-3 weeks Average processing time
Course Facts
Qualification Name

Level 2 Award for Working as a CCTV Operator (Public Space Surveillance)

Age Requirement

18 or Above

Requirement For

SIA CCTV Licence


3 days


2 multiple choice question exams and a practical CCTV demonstration

Suitable For

New entrants wishing to join the industry as CCTV operators or Door Supervisor licence holders climbing the career ladder

Job Roles

CCTV operators mostly work in control rooms monitoring public spaces for retail, corporate and event security.

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