Level 2 Award for CCTV Operators (Public Space Surveillance) in the Private Security Industry


This top-tier qualification is the premier award for CCTV operators in the UK. It is complemented by high-quality learning materials to facilitate effective learning. Furthermore, it serves as the essential qualification for learners aspiring to apply for their Security Industry Authority (SIA) license as CCTV operators. The content has been meticulously crafted by leading experts and authors in the security sector.

Become a proficient and compliant CCTV operator with this qualification!


Specially designed for individuals seeking to obtain an SIA license to work as a CCTV operator in public space surveillance, this qualification adheres to the specifications set by the Security Industry Authority (SIA) and has been recently updated to accommodate new requirements.

The Highfield Level 2 Award for Working as a CCTV Operator (Public Space Surveillance) within the Private Security Industry equips learners with the essential knowledge and understanding to meet the current legislative demands.

To successfully achieve this qualification, learners are expected to dedicate approximately 31 hours to the learning process. If they choose self-study, the SIA mandates a minimum of 22 contact hours (equivalent to 3 days). For further details, please refer to the qualification specification.

The comprehensive topics covered in this qualification include:
  1. The key attributes and features of the Private Security Industry
  2. The significance of adhering to safe working practices
  3. Legislation related to drug misuse
  4. The purpose and functions of CCTV systems
  5. Surveillance techniques utilized in the industry
  6. Methods for producing evidential documentation for legal purposes.
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