About the SIA CCTV Licence
The SIA CCTV Licence enables you to work as a CCTV operator. CCTV Operators usually work in a control room which is connected to a wide array of camera footage. Employers typically include security companies, medium-large corporations, local councils.
According to the British Security Industry Authority (BSIA), the UK has an estimated 5.9 million CCTV cameras. Behind these cameras are CCTV Operators viewing and observing footage and images to keep property and the public safe.
Obtaining the level 2 CCTV Training qualification is the first step towards obtaining an SIA Licence. If you are looking to work as a CCTV operator, this is the right qualification for you.
How can I get the licence?
Getting your SIA CCTV Licence may seem like a long winded process. Getting your licence actually involves the following 3 easy steps:
- Step 1: Book and attend the CCTV training course
- Step 2: Get certified by passing the course.
- Step 3: Complete the SIA application process on the SIA's website
The SIA CCTV course runs over 3 days and is divided into 3 units:
- Unit 1: Working in The Private Security Industry
- Unit 2: Working as a CCTV Operator
- Unit 3: Practical Use of CCTV Systems
At the end of the CCTV course, you will be required to pass two exams to achieve your qualification.
We understand that examinations can be daunting prospect but we assure you there is no need to worry. Everything you need to know for the examination is covered in the CCTV Operator course and your expert instructor will fully prepare you for success in the tests.
Our pass rates are some of the highest in the business thanks to the highly experienced instructors and the quality of the training courses.
At Get Licensed, you'll find CCTV training in London, Leeds, Birmingham, Manchester, Belfast, Chelmsford, Milton Keynes and Cardiff. With so many locations and dozens of available training dates, you are sure to find a CCTV course that is suited to you.
Our CCTV training courses are extremely popular and spaces are limited.
Why Book with Get Licensed?
More candidates book SIA CCTV training with Get Licensed than with any other company. We have helped thousands of people begin a challenging and rewarding career as a CCTV Operator. When you successfully complete this course, you will be able to apply for a CCTV Operator SIA Licence, which will allow you to legally work in the private Security Industry in the UK. All courses booked with Get Licensed include:
- Training Guarantee: You get the course you purchased or an instant refund.
- Price Match: You won't find the same course cheaper anywhere else.
- After Hours Customer Support: We are available after hours via chat and telephone.
- Secure Booking: Your details are safe with industry standard SSL protection.
Another reason to chose us include our nationwide coverage. With over 45 training locations, we are sure to be somewhere near you. We welcome you to check reviews from customers who have chosen us on TrustPilot.
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You can read the entire licensing process in detail on the SIA CCTV Licence page.
In summary, after successfully passing the SIA CCTV licence course with one of our training providers, you can apply for the SIA CCTV badge. The current cost of the licence is £220 and is paid directly to the SIA. The licence is valid for 3 years. The licencing process is as follows:
Get certified by passing your course
Complete SIA Application online
How Much Can I Earn?
According to the British Security Industry Authority (BSIA), the UK has an estimated 5.9 million CCTV cameras. The need for CCTV and CCTV Operators is dramatically on the rise and the need for quality Closed Circuit Television training is widespread. This SIA recognised three-day course is designed to teach you how to assist companies with their CCTV, as well as train you to be a proactive CCTV Operator.
This course is for new entrants or other security personnel who would like to widen their skills and/or be eligible to apply for a CCTV Operator role in the private Security Industry.
Gaining this SIA recognised Level 2 Award in CCTV Operations (Public Space Surveillance) will give you the ability to apply for an SIA CCTV Operator licence. This will enable you to work as a CCTV Operator in the UK and make you more employable.
It’s easy peasy. You can either book online or you can book through our 24/7 customer service line on 0207 078 7259.
Get Licensed are proud to provide you with a ‘Fast Stream Results’ service for free when you book your CCTV Operator course with us. Receive your results within just 10-14 working days after the last exam date. Our aim is to notify you the same day the training provider sends us your results. Your results will be available online and we’ll also send you an SMS to inform you when your results are available.
Certificate are dispatched within 4 weeks of course completion, you have the option to request secured certificate delivery when booking the course.
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