UCP eLearning 33 hours Level 2 Award for working as a CCTV operator

Award for working as a CCTV operator


This course is appropriate for new entrants to the security industry, people transferring from other security roles, as well as anyone whose job includes some elements of CCTV.

Anyone wishing to enhance their Surveillance skills and keep them sharp, anyone wishing to get into the remit of security and investigations

Course Information

These are highly interactive and participative courses, delivered by recognised training instructors and which can lead to a challenging and rewarding career as a CCTV operator. They will give you an understanding of the current legislation and principles pertinent to working with CCTV surveillance systems.

On this course you will be shown how to operate and manage CCTV systems for both small buildings as well as large camera networks in the heart of a major city. Curriculums are designed to meet SIA (Security Industry Authority) requirements and will give you invaluable knowledge relating to the day-to-day practicalities of running analogue and digital CCTV systems.

Classes involve hands on experience of working with CCTV systems and include guided learning in important areas such as following or observing people, monitoring their activities, and identifying them using any images you have taken. Special exercises will show you what to do in incidents that require urgent first aid response and how to deal with a major command and control incident.

By undertaking nationally recognised and accredited training from approved providers you will be able to look after property and people whether they are in a private of public environment. You will leave with a broad range of skills and a clear understanding of how this specialist role can help to create a safer and better environment for all.

Minimum Required Kit List

  • Laptop with Microsoft word and power point,
  • USB memory stick with 10 GB max
  • Pencil and pen, eraser

Course Dates


Course Length

33 hours

Course Cost



Internally set and internally assessed Practical Tasks


Award in CPD for Security, investigation, and Surveillance (Closed Circuit Television surveillance)

Skill Prerequisites None


  • Access Control
  • CCTV Implementation
  • CCTV Strategy
  • Codes of Practice
  • Control Room Operations
  • Data Protection
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Fire Safety Awareness
  • Maintain daily logs
  • Mobile CCTV Equipment
  • Monitor Crowds
  • Operational Guidelines
  • Operating Digital Recording Equipment
  • Public Space Surveillance (PSS)
  • Review Digital Evidence
  • Surveillance Techniques