CCTV Training in Derby

Derby CCTV Operator Courses give you all the practical, legal and security knowledge you need to get a job in CCTV in Derby.

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3 days
£219.99 Incl. VAT
Earning Potential
£12 - 14 per hour
Mandatory Requirement For
SIA CCTV Licence
Age Requirement
18+ years

Course Units
  • Working in the Private Security Industry
  • Working as a CCTV Operator
  • Practical use of CCTV Systems
2 Multiple Choice Exams and a Practical Assessment.
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About the CCTV Training Course in Derby
The CCTV Training Course takes 3 days. It's made up of 3 units.
At the end of the CCTV course, you'll need to pass 2 exams to show what you've learned and get your qualification.
What will I learn on the SIA CCTV Training course in Derby?
The SIA CCTV training course has 3 units:

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 Derby

Derby, situated in the Heart of England On the River Derwent, became a city in 1977 despite having a cathedral since 1927. The city grew during the Industrial Revolution through its expertise in the rail industry. It is now known for its advanced transport engineering. Both Rolls-Royce and Toyota have headquarters in the city.


Derby has a centrally located train station. The station address is:

Derby Train Station

Railway Terrace, Derby DE1 2RU

Nearby stations include:

Peartree Train Station

Peartree station, Osmaston Park Rd, Pear Tree, Derby DE24 8DT

Spondon Train Station

Spondon, Station Rd, Derby DE21 7RX

Willington Station

The Grn, Willington, Derby DE65 6BN

The city is well-connected to local areas, including Matlock, Duffield, Belper, Ashbourne and Burton-on-Trent. It is also well connected to all UK cities, including nearby Birmingham, Nottingham, Stoke-on-Trent and Wolverhampton.



Parking in Derby is reasonably well-priced, and there are plenty of car parks to choose from. Here is a selection of centrally located car parks:

Darwin place car park

Darwin Pl, Derby DE1 2ER

Assembly Rooms car park

Full St, Derby DE1 3AF

Phoenix Street car park

Parking lot, 1 Phoenix St., Derby DE1 2ER

NCP Siddals Road car park

Siddals Rd, Derby DE1 2PY

Alternatively, pre-book a car parking space using the website.



Derby has a pretty good walk score of 83/100. You can get most things done in Derby city centre where there is an abundance of shops, banks, ATMs, supermarkets, high street stores and pharmacies. If you fancy a stroll during your lunch hour, nearby parks include Derby Arboretum, Riverside Gardens and Cathedral Green.



If you are looking for a budget stay over while you are taking your course, then we have scoured the internet for you and here are our top recommendations. Coming up as one of the most affordable, situated on Burton Road in Derby, is The Amber Guest House. All the rooms are individually and tastefully decorated with flatscreen TVs and free wifi in all rooms. Free parking is also available.

Also easy on the pocket is The Flowerpot on Kings Road. The rooms come with tea and coffee-making facilities, and there’s free wifi and a bar. Alternatively, play it safe with the big branded ibis, where you can expect the usual ibis treatment. The rooms are clean, have flatscreen TVs and free wifi. Breakfast is available for an additional cost, and this hotel is very close to The Cherry Tree Farm pub, where you can grab a tasty evening meal.



Derby has tons of choices for a lunchtime snack or meal. The centre is packed with branded and independent cafes and fast-food outlets. Brands include Costa Coffee, Caffe Nero, Nando’s and McDonalds. However, while in this pretty city, why not try out some independent cafes? There are plenty of vegan and veggie brunch and breakfast options. Lunch items include a Fishfinger bap, Roasted Cauliflower wrap and a Rouben sandwich.

The Olive Tree Cafe is also a great choice with a variety of breakfasts, light bites and hearty meals. Light bites include toasties, omelettes and salads. If you fancy something more hearty, this cafe serves a selection of roasts all day, every day, with other choices being Lasagne, Cottage pie and a selection of grills. Finish it off with a hot pudding, including the local classic Bakewell Tart.


SIA CCTV Job Opportunities in Derby

Derby is close to East Midlands Airport, which deals with four million passengers annually. So there are always opportunities for CCTV professionals to bag a full-time job. Derby has a number of shopping centres, including The Derbion, Meteor Centre Derby, Cathedral Quarter Derby and also The Kingsway Retail Park. Derby is packed with the usual retail giants such as Primark and Marks and Spencers, who always need eagle-eyed CCTV operatives to make up their security teams.

Head offices that make their home in Derby include the Rolls Royce Group Toyota motor manufacturing and Eco-Bat technologies. These large companies always require CCTV professionals to handle their staff, customers, and business safely. Derby also has a large University, and CCTV operatives are needed on hand to ensure the safety of students on the campus. In a city of more than a quarter of a million people, you can be sure that CCTV professionals are always in demand.

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