CCTV operator Course


Duration of the course: 3 days
Statistics suggest the UK has between 4,895,000 and 5,935,000 CCTV cameras currently in operation. If you believe in promoting public safety signup now!

Our SIA-approved course covers the main elements of working in the private security sector as a CCTV operator. Our thorough approach to your learning will prepare you for a career in public space surveillance and help you gain the confidence to become an efficient CCTV operator.

Office price £259.99 



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CCTV Training Course

What this course is about:

A Public Space Surveillance (CCTV) licence is required when manned guarding activities are carried out using CCTV equipment to;

  • Watch members of the public or identify particular people.
  • Guard against disorder or protect people from assault (this includes using CCTV to stop these things from happening or provide information about them if they do happen.

This includes the use of CCTV in these cases to record images that are viewed on non-CCTV equipment but not to identify a trespasser or protect property.

The course is aimed at entry-level participants and will guide you from the very basic principles through to legal obligations, safety requirements, and communication skills. Our expert team of trainers will equip you with examples of nationally recognised best practices, alongside formal accreditation from Laser Learning Awards.

Once you have taken and successfully passed this course with Bridge Training, we will work with you to progress to study for further qualifications or to seek your ideal role within analog or digital CCTV and the private security industry. You will also be able to apply for an SIA CCTV Operator’s licence to make you more employable further down the line.

Employment Opportunities with a CCTV Licence

The rise in the use of CCTV cameras means that there are lots of employment opportunities once you have a CCTV licence. This makes the CCTV Operative Training course the perfect course to start, or advance, your career in the Private Security Industry.


  • Principles Of Working In The Private Security Industry

The learner will understand the main characteristics, legislation, procedures for arrest and emergencies like fires or terror threats as well as communication and record-keeping relevant to the role of security operative. The learner will also understand safe working practices, how to keep vulnerable people safe and post-incident management.

  • Principles and Practices of working as a CCTV Operator within the Private Security Industry

The learner will understand the purpose of surveillance systems (CCTV), the legislation involved and how they affect public space surveillance, and the roles and responsibilities of the control room team and other stakeholders. Learners will also demonstrate operational use of CCTV equipment, understand surveillance techniques, the importance of procedure in public space surveillance, health and safety in a CCTV environment, and understanding/responding to different types of incidents.

Assessment and Qualification for CCTV Operator:

Learners will be assessed using multiple-choice question papers a portfolio of work and practical observation. There are 2 test papers both with a pass mark of 70%. The practical sections will consist of candidate demonstrations of skills and be assessed by a tutor.

Upon successful completion of the course candidates will receive a Level 2 award for CCTV Operators (Public Space Surveillance) within the Private Security Industry.

How long this course is:

This course has a duration of 3 days of learning with the tutor from 9 am to 6 pm.

There are 8 self-study hours in which candidates will work alone at home to complete a unit using course handbooks and the Bridge Training LMS.

Documents required from you:
You will be required to bring Identification documents such as a Passport or driver’s licence and proof of address utility bill or bank statement etc along with 2 passport size photographs.

Result and Certificate query?
Guaranteed certificate and result approximately within 5 working days.

Any more Questions?
Please check our FAQ Section or call us for further explanations, our dedicated customer service team will be happy to assist you.

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Further reading

How to get an SIA licence – GOV.UK (

Additional information

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20/10/21 – 22/10/21, 22/11/21 – 24/11/21, 20/12/21 – 22/12/21, 23/03/22 – 25/03/22, 25/05/22 – 27/05/22, 27/07/22 – 29/07/22