If you want to work as a CCTV operator in the UK, you need to obtain an SIA license. But how long does it take to get one after completing the Level 2 CCTV course?

This is a common question that many aspiring CCTV operators have, and the answer may surprise you.

In this blog post, we will explain the process of getting an SIA license, the benefits of having one, and the best way to prepare for the Level 2 CCTV course.

By the end of this post, you will have a clear idea of how to start your career as a CCTV operator in the private security industry.

Take To Get A Sia License After The Level 2 Cctv Course!

It typically takes 4 weeks to get an SIA license after completing the Level 2 CCTV course. The SIA has a processing time of 25 working days, which may take longer sometimes.

Here are the steps involved in getting an SIA license after completing the Level 2 CCTV course:

  1. Complete the Level 2 CCTV course and obtain the linked qualification: Level 2 Qualification in CCTV Operations (PSS).
  2. Apply for an SIA license online.
  3. Pay the application fee of £184.
  4. Submit your application documents, including:
  • Proof of identity
  • Proof of right to work in the UK
  • Criminal record check
  • The SIA will process your application and issue your license within 25 days.

In rare cases, the SIA may take up to 6 weeks to process your application. If you have any questions about the SIA license application process, you can contact the SIA helpdesk.

Here are some tips to help you get your SIA license as quickly as possible:

  • Start the application process as soon as you have completed the Level 2 CCTV course.
  • Make sure that all of your application documents are in order and complete.
  • Pay the application fee as soon as possible.
  • Be patient and allow the SIA the full 25 working days to process your application.

Our Final Verdict

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