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Leicester CCTV Operator Courses give you all the practical, legal and security knowledge you need to get a job in CCTV in Leicester. You could earn up to £3,000 per month working full-time.
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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 Leicester
Getting to your Leicester CCTV Operator Course shouldn’t be hard to find because of the location’s centrality. The training is at Mercure Leicester The Grand Hotel, Granby Street, Leicester LE1 6ES, UK. The nearby train stations can get you to the venue easily. Some of them are listed below:
Leicester Train Station
London Rd, Leicester LE2 0QB
Kenilworth Rd, South Wigston LE18 4XU
Syston Train Station
Leicester LE7 2JU
Sileby Train Station
Loughborough LE12 7UW
Leicester Train Station is the most convenient to get to the training venue. It is a short 6-minute walk via Granby Street. If you prefer to take a taxi from the station, the fastest route would be via London Road/A, then Regent Road to Waterloo Way and 2 minutes, and you should get to your destination. The ride via taxi takes 7 minutes.
Parking is available onsite at the training venue through the entrance along Chatham Street LE1 6PD. Alternatively, you can find parking spots near the training venue if it is fully occupied. Here are some of the options available:
Newarke St Car Park
Newarke St, Leicester LE2 7AD
Dover Street Car Park
31-33 Dover St, Leicester LE1 6PW
Upper Brown Street Car Park
Upper Brown St, Leicester LE1 5AG
NCP Leicester Welford Road
Duke St, Leicester LE2 7AD
The training venue is at the heart of Leicester city centre, a walker’s paradise with a walk score of 98/100. If you prefer to take in the city's beauty during your lunch break, you can easily walk to nearby parks, including Town Hall Square, Castle Gardens or Bushy Park. Shopping malls, eateries, and historical landmarks like The Clock Tower are all within walking distance.
If you are travelling a long distance to attend the course, then there are hundreds of places to stay in Leicester. The training venue, The Grand Hotel Leicester, offers premium accommodation. There are far less expensive places to stay, though. Try the Travelodge Leicester Central on Vaughan Way or the Travelodge City Center at The Haymarket Centre, Ibis Leicester City, or Grafton House along 7 Saxby Street. They are near the training venue and offer decent accommodation and parking if you are driving. You can also check out deals for accommodation here.
Leicester is a cosmopolitan city with tons of cuisine to offer. If you want to explore what the city has to offer, you will find eateries that are close to the training venue where you can have your fill without breaking the bank. Yara is a Turkish restaurant at Humberstone Gate that serves delicious Turkish dishes at affordable prices. Meat lovers will love The Flame Ingo Grill along 19 Highcross Street, which serves well-grilled meats and seafood. Yummitos also comes highly recommended if you want to enjoy some comfort food like kebabs, pizzas, chicken wings or burgers.
Coffee lovers are also covered as you can find cafes nearby, including Caffe Nero, Hollys, 220 Degrees Coffee Shop and Silver Street Cafe, all of which offer the perfect spot to relax. There are also tons of local pubs offering deals and bistro-style food for not much money. Revolution Leicester is a 5-minute walk away from the training venue and serves comfort food classics. You can also enjoy the happy hour in the evening as you wind down after a busy day. The Firebug along 1 Millstone Ln, LE1 5JN, is a cool spot to enjoy a laid-back evening as you enjoy real ale and cocktails and some hearty laughs thanks to the comedy gigs on location.
SIA CCTV Job Opportunities in Leicester
Leicester is known as a sporting city thanks to the popular Premier League Football club Leicester City. As a result, hundreds of thousands of fans throng to the stadium to catch soccer games live. This means that there is always a need for crowd control and tight security to look out for criminals who may want to take advantage of the circumstances. Additionally, Leicester is home to several shopping malls, schools and universities, hospitals and libraries that are always in need of CCTV Operators.
Besides daytime positions, Leicester also has a vibrant nightlife, and the city comes alive at night with bars and clubs on every street. Consequently, CCTV Operators are in high demand due to the rising cases of insecurity within these establishments. You can help curb incidences of drink spiking that have become rampant.
As you can see, there are tons of CCTV Operator job opportunities that await you in Leicester.
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Unfortunately to attend a SIA CCTV Course you will need to be over 18.
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