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Cardiff CCTV Operator Courses give you all the practical, legal and security knowledge you need to get a job in CCTV in Cardiff.
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This SIA-recognised 3-day course teaches you how to view, record and store CCTV footage. It'll also train you to be a proactive CCTV Operator who can prevent crime - awesome!
Lots of people can benefit from a CCTV Operator course. Qualified security professionals who want to grow their skills and/or become eligible to get a job as a CCTV Operator will benefit from this course, but so will people exploring their job options in security work for the first time.
Gaining this SIA-recognised Level 2 Award in CCTV Operations (Public Space Surveillance) lets you 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 in a fast-growing industry where skills like these are in big demand.
You can either book online, or you can book through our customer service line on 0207 078 7259.
Results are available within 5 working days of your exam date.
Certificates are available via email within a week of completing the course. You may request a posted certificate at an additional cost of £14.99.
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1. Working in the Private Security Industry
2. Working as a CCTV Operator
3. Practical Use of CCTV Systems
At the end of the CCTV course, you will be required to pass 2 exams to achieve your qualification.
Preparing for exams can feel worrying, but don't lose confidence. Everything you need to know is covered in the CCTV Operator Course, and your training instructor will fully prepare you for success.
Our pass rates are among the highest in the security sector, because we work with highly experienced training instructors who lead top quality courses.
Getting To Your CCTV Training Course In Cardiff
The training venue is located at Mercure Cardiff North Hotel, and getting there is a short distance from the train stations surrounding it. You can take a train at these local stations to get to your training venue:
Heath Low-Level Station
Cardiff CF23 5QA, United Kingdom
Heath High Level
Cardiff CF23 5QJ, United Kingdom
Cathays Train Station
Cardiff CF24 4AX, United Kingdom
Llanishen, Cardiff CF14 0SA, United Kingdom
Cardiff Queen Street Station
Station Terrace, Cardiff CF5 4AA, United Kingdom
Mercure Cardiff North Hotel is a short 2.5 miles if you take a taxi from Heath Low-level Train station via Cyncoed Road. This is the fastest route.
If you choose to take a bus from the train station, walk about 220ft to Heath High Level to take the Cardiff Bay train to Cardiff Queen Street. This should take you 5 minutes. Alight and walk for 5 minutes to West Groove 5 and take the 58 bus. Get off after 12 stops at Queenwood and walk the remaining distance, which is 0.2 miles to the hotel.
If you are coming from the opposite direction using Llanishen Train station, a taxi ride should take you on average 14 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus to the venue. You will take the 28B bus at Station Road and get off after 16 stops. At the library, you will take the 58 bus to Queenwood and then walk the remaining short distance to the venue.
If you prefer driving to the venue, there is onsite parking. Additionally, should you prefer to tour the city during your free time, these are some of the parking spots nearby.
Cardiff University Heath Park Campus
A48, Cardiff CF14, United Kingdom
University Hospital of Wales
Heath Park Way, Cardiff CF14 4XW, United Kingdom
Heath Wood Lane Pay and Display Car Park
Unnamed Road, Cardiff CF14 4EL, United Kingdom
Heath Park Pay and Display Car Park
Cardiff CF14 4AY, United Kingdom
The area around the venue has a walk score of 34 out of 100, meaning that you will require a car to move around this area to run errands.
If you are attending the course from afar, you can stay at Mercure Cardiff, the training venue. However, If you wish to explore the city for more reasonable prices, there are other fantastic hotels nearby, such as Travelodge, Ibis, easyHotel Cardiff City Centre and ZIP by Premier Inn. Check out other deals here.
The area around the venue is surrounded by restaurants that offer a range of savoury dishes. The eateries serve a variety of cuisines, like the Mexican dishes you can try out at Vivo Amigo Cardiff at 132 Whitchurch Rd. Or try the mouth-watering Mediterranean cuisine from Deli Fuego, which has the best Mediterranean food, including lamb kebab, falafel, hummus, fresh desserts and juices. If you fancy a quick bite, Romeat 123 Albany Rd, Cardiff CF24 3NS, serves delicious pizzas just down the road from your venue. Vegetarians can enjoy sumptuous hot dishes from various spots around the town, including Luna’s Vegan Corner at 26 Wellfield Rd, Shrub Grub or Crumbs Kitchen. The Falafel corner on 4345 Queen Street is also a must-try for fantastic vegan food at reasonable prices when you’re in Cardiff. There are also tons of vibrant bars and pubs providing bistro-style food for not much money.
SIA CCTV Job Opportunities in Cardiff
As a CCTV operator, you have a good understanding of body language to monitor suspicious people in crowds or point out suspicious activity. This skill comes in handy in various places such as shopping malls, workplaces, retail outlets, museums and government buildings, which are in plenty in Cardiff.
Additionally, there are numerous clubs and pubs that are always in need of CCTV operators to spot individuals who are in the club for all the wrong reasons, like drink spiking. Sometimes bar fights also ensue, and being able to spot the rowdy individuals efficiently will help restore order promptly. Cardiff is also home to football clubs such as Cardiff FC, where hundreds of thousands of people throng every weekend during the football season to catch their favourite game. CCTV operators are always needed to improve the level of security by looking out for crime from supporters or help in terms of crowd control.
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Unfortunately to attend a SIA CCTV Course you will need to be over 18.
Working in this industry can sometimes be stressful. It's best if you can deal with situations like this well.
Working in CCTV can mean spending long amounts of time being very focused.
To succeed in this industry you need to have a certain personality. This characteristic isn't the best for this.
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