The Award for Working as a CCTV Operator (Public Space Surveillance) is for learners who work as, or who want to work as, a CCTV operator within the private security industry.
Courses are planned to run in:
Courses will be delivered at Broomfield Hall campus. Courses need a minimum of eight candidates to run.
Learners must display sufficient reading, writing and verbal communication skills for this level of study. Good eyesight is essential.
IMPORTANT: It is essential that you can provide the appropriate identification in order to enrol on this course. You must present sufficient forms of identification at enrolment. This may include photo identification, current utility bills or your birth certificate. You will also need to supply two passport photos at enrolment. You should enrol using your full name and apply for SIA licences with your full name to avoid identification errors. For further clarification, please contact us.
There are three units that make up the qualification:
The course will:
You will be assessed via:
There are no further costs involved.
Applying for an SIA licence can be done on successful completion of the course. Should you wish to apply for an SIA licence, you would do so directly with the SIA.
You will be charged to resit if you fail to attend on your assessment date. Each re-sit will be charged at £50.
Learners who have achieved this qualification can progress to related security qualifications should they wish to change career, such as the Award in Working as a Security Officer or Door Supervisor.
Learners may wish to progress to the Apprenticeship in Providing Security Services, featuring units common to this qualification which can therefore be recognised as prior learning. They can also consider the Foundation Degree in Criminal Justice (Offender Management).
Young security officer Amy Dennis said Broomfield Hall's uniformed public services course opens students' eyes to jobs they "probably had no idea were even out there." Nineteen-year-old Amy is thoroughly enjoying her work in the departure lounge at East Midlands Airport. She got the opportunity after representatives from security firm Wilson James came into college and said they were recruiting. College teachers helped her land part-time work at East Midlands Airport and Amy so impressed bosses that she was taken on full-time in July. She said several guest speakers on her two year course gave students an insight into a wide range of career options which they may never have previously considered. The teachers really "connected" with the Level 2 students.
Amy said: "It was so good. I'd recommend it to anybody, particularly if you don't know exactly what you want to do.
"It opens your eyes to so many opportunities and to jobs that you probably had no idea were even out there.
"I've learnt a lot on the job and I learned a lot at the college – it's definitely helped a lot on the customer services side of what I do.
"I feel like I've got a career for the future that I'm enjoying and it wouldn't have happened without the contacts the college have."