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Closed Circuit TV (CCTV) Training

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  • Fee
    Free*
  • Duration of course 2 weeks
  • Course type Part-time
  • This course is suitable for Adults

*These programmes are free for individuals who are unemployed and claiming a benefit (i.e. JSA, ESA, IS). Individuals in receipt of JSA need to contact their work coach to be referred onto this course. This course will give you the qualification that you need if you wish to apply to work as a CCTV operator.

Will the course give me what I want?

Course content

Please note that for most CCTV Operator jobs, you will be required to have a Door Supervisor/Manned Guarding licence as well, as the role often includes security officer duties. The course covers:

  • Working the Private Security Industry
  • Working as a CCTV Operator
  • Practical Operation of CCTV Equipment
  • ICT in the Working Environment
  • Community and Culture Awareness

On successful completion of the course, you will receive:

  • Level 2 Award in CCTV Operations
  • Level 2 Public Sector Certificates
  • CCTV Licence (if eligible – only for JSA candidates)

As part of the programme you will undertake mock interviews with employers and be screened for employment opportunities – with a guaranteed interview with an employer if a job role becomes available, or a reference and exit interview to give you guidance - this will help you with your future job applications and interviews

You will receive support and mentoring during the programme and as part of the after care service and you will have access to our free recruitment services to support you into employment.

Functional Skills

Functional skills development are embedded within the course programme

What have students who have taken this course in the past progressed to?

Employment in a range of sectors including: Facilities Management and the Security Industry

How will I learn?

Practical activities related to the sector.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through examination.

How much time should I be expected to spend on assignments, projects, field trips etc.?

You should allow 5 hours per week.

Which awarding body is the course validation by?

IQ / Highfield’s

What qualifications or skills do I need to show I have before I can enrol?

You need be aged 19 years or over to be eligible for this course. You will also be required to sit an initial assessment and IAG session to determine whether the course is suitable for you. You need to have a Literacy/English level to at least a Level 1 standard – this will be determined in the initial assessment. If you do not meet this level, we may suggest you be referred onto a different course.

You need to be able to provide:

  • Proof of benefits (Job Seekers Allowance)
  • Proof of ID and residency
    • UK Nationals: Passport or Full Birth Certificate + 2 proofs of address (no older than 3 months)
    • EU Nationals: Passport, EU ID Card/Travel Documents or Birth Certificate + 2 proofs of address (no older than 3 months)
    • Non UK/EU Nationals: Passport/ Home Office Documents. 2 proofs of address (no older than 3 months), and proof of residency in the UK/EU for 3 consecutive years
  • No criminal records - CRB check (overseas CRB check also required for those who have spent more than six months abroad in the last five years)

Expected prior knowledge

n/a

English level

Level 1

Mathematics level

Entry 3

Equipment and other costs

n/a

For further information or to apply please contact The Business Development Team on 020 7258 2711 or email business.development@cwc.ac.uk.