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Award CCTV Operators (Public Space Surveillance) within the Private Security Industry (Scotland) at SCQF Level 6

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This qualification is for anyone wishing to be employed as a CCTV operator.

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) recognises that it is essential for all CCTV (Public Space Surveillance) operators to have undergone a structured programme of training

For public space surveillance a person has to be in possession of a licence issued to them by the Security Industry Authority (SIA).

Successful completion of the qualification will enable candidates to apply for a licence to practise which will enable them to work within the CCTV (Public Space Surveillance) industry



To complete this qualification learners are expected to undertake approximately 31 hours of learning. The SIA stipulates a minimum of 22 contact hours (3-days) if self-study is undertaken.



The qualification comprises 2 mandatory units:

  • Unit 1 – Principles of Working within the Private Security Industry
  • Unit 2 – Principles and practices of Working as a CCTV Operator in the Private Security Industry


  • Unit 1 – 72-question multiple-choice examination paper plus practical assessment.
  • Unit 2 – 40-question multiple-choice examination paper plus practical assessment.


Additional information

Current Dates

Monday 1st November – Wednesday 3rd November Falkirk, Monday 6th – Wednesday 8th December 2021 Online plus Hamilton


£240.00 inc vat

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