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A Portsmouth CCTV Operator helps you get your SIA CCTV Licence and work as a CCTV Operator. CCTV Operators work in businesses, shopping malls, airports, and local councils. You can expect to earn up to £3,000 per month when working full-time.
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Passing your CCTV Training Course lets you apply for an SIA Licence. The CCTV Operator Licence means you can legally work in the private security industry in a wide range of places, being responsible for security camera operation.
CCTV Operators are needed more and more in all kinds of organisations, including offices, supermarkets, pubs, clubs, restaurants, warehouses, factories and more.
Understanding your CCTV Operator Course in Portsmouth
The course covers all the legal knowledge you need to do a CCTV job well. It also covers other important topics like radio work and using the camera controls.
More people book CCTV training with Get Licensed than anywhere else. For years, we've helped thousands of people get licensed to get working as a CCTV Operator.
Completing this course means you will be able to apply for a CCTV Operator SIA Licence. That's what allows you to legally work in the private security industry in the UK, and it's your ticket to landing a CCTV Operator job in a growing industry.
Is CCTV Security in Portsmouth a good job?
Portsmouth has an active art scene, with lots of events and public displays. But likewise, this community has a rich history and a strong relationship with the sea. Portsmouth connects the UK to the world via ports and harbours that need strong security to protect. It all adds up to mean CCTV surveillance skills like yours are in strong demand today.
The brilliant thing about the security industry is that it suits so many different kinds of people. While Door Supervisors courses are more suited to night owls or physically active people, for example, CCTV training leads to good jobs for people who show a natural attention to detail.
If you're great at spotting body language, have a talent for knowing what people are up to even if they think you don't see it, or know how to split your focus between lots of different places to look at once, CCTV jobs are a brilliant choice.
While it's less physically demanding than other security work, the challenges in CCTV are instead about staying alert. You also need a good sense of what's morally right, because if you choose to follow someone by camera, you need to be able to justify why they caught your attention.
✔️ A customer sneaked an item from a store shelf into their bag
✔️ An employee is standing for a long time by the office cash box, looking around to check if anyone can see them
✔️ An argument is becoming physically violent
You'll learn more about CCTV best practices on the course. Businesses of all kinds are bringing more and more cameras into their security strategies, and that means this is a growing job market to move into once you have your CCTV Operator Licence.
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.
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About the CCTV Training Course in Portsmouth
The CCTV Training Course takes 3 days. It's made up of 3 units:
✔️ Working in the Private Security Industry
✔️ Working as a CCTV Operator
✔️ Practical Use of CCTV Systems
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 Portsmouth?
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.
Find your CCTV Operator Course venue in Portsmouth
Right by the sea, your Portsmouth CCTV Operator Course is easy to find. It's at Holiday Inn Portsmouth, Pembroke Road, Portsmouth PO1 2TA.
By train, make sure your journey connects you to either Fratton or Portsmouth & Southsea Train Station. Head south once you're off the train down Landport Terrace to Pier Road, past the University of Portsmouth. As parkland comes into view and the sea gets closer, turn right and head along Pembroke Road to your course.
Food and drink close to Holiday Inn Portsmouth is easy to enjoy, and that's assuming you even want to leave the hotel instead of enjoying a good meal onsite. Head out to the parkland and you can get a decent sandwich and caffeine buzz at Little Coffee. If you head east instead, you'll find Monty's Restaurant and its globally inspired menu on Castle Road. Head down to the Southsea promenade instead, and you'll find Brown's Burgers.
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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.
Why not? There are thousands of security job opportunities waiting for you. Get licensed and find part-time and full-time work as a CCTV Operator. Start your journey and book your course today.
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