Imagine monitoring a bustling city square, your keen eyes catching potential shoplifters, lost children, or escalating arguments.

As a certified CCTV operator, you silently guide security personnel, potentially preventing major incidents. Intrigued? The Level 2 SIA CCTV Surveillance Training Course could be your perfect entry point.

What is the Level 2 SIA CCTV Surveillance Course?

The Level 2 SIA CCTV Surveillance Course is a training course for people who want to work as CCTV operators in the private security industry. It covers the skills and knowledge required to operate CCTV systems, comply with legal and ethical standards, and deal with incidents and emergencies. The course is based on the specifications set by the Security Industry Authority (SIA), the UK’s regulatory body for the security sector

This SIA-approved course equips you with the knowledge and skills to become a licensed CCTV operator in public spaces. Learn about:

  • The security industry: Gain insights into its structure, regulations, and key players.
  • Safe working practices: Understand health and safety protocols for your well-being.
  • CCTV systems: Explore different types, functionalities, and applications.
  • Surveillance techniques: Learn effective methods for monitoring activity, identifying suspicious behavior, and recording evidence.
  • Evidential documentation: Master procedures for capturing, storing, and presenting CCTV footage as evidence.
  • Communication skills: Develop clear and concise communication to effectively report incidents and interact with stakeholders.

Benefits beyond the certificate:

  • Rewarding career paths: Work in retail security, public space surveillance, event security, control room operations, and more.
  • License to operate: Earn the mandatory SIA license to work as a CCTV operator in public spaces across the UK.
  • Flexible and accessible: The course is typically delivered over 3 days, fitting your schedule.
  • Knowledge is power: Gain a comprehensive understanding of CCTV systems, legislation, data protection, and ethical practices.

How much can you earn?

The salary of a CCTV operator varies depending on:

  • Location: Bigger cities and areas with higher living costs offer higher salaries.
  • Industry: Sectors like finance, government, and casinos might offer higher pay compared to retail or event security.
  • Experience: The more experience you have, the higher your earning potential.
  • Qualifications: Additional certifications or relevant security licenses can increase your value and salary.
  • Employer: Different companies will have their own pay scales and compensation structures.

General overview of CCTV operator salaries in the UK:

  • Average salary: £38,500 annually.
  • Range: £30,000 to £45,000 or higher, depending on the factors mentioned above.

How to apply for an SIA CCTV license:

Eligibility criteria:

  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Be a resident of the UK or have the right to work in the UK.
  • Have no unspent convictions for certain offenses.

Job prospects for CCTV Operator

The Level 2 SIA CCTV Surveillance Training Course opens doors to promising job prospects with a positive outlook for future growth.

Key points:

  • High demand: The security industry is projected to grow by 10% between 2020 and 2030.
  • Diverse career paths: Choose from various security roles, including public space surveillance, retail security, event security, and more.
  • Additional benefits: Flexible work options, competitive salaries, and transferable skills.

What Bs Security offers:

  • Experienced trainers: Our instructors share their real-world expertise to bring the course content to life.
  • Interactive learning: Active participation through discussions, exercises, and case studies ensures a dynamic experience.
  • Up-to-date content: Our curriculum reflects the latest industry standards and legislative changes.
  • Support beyond the course: We offer ongoing support and guidance to help you navigate the licensing process and career opportunities.

Going beyond the basics:

  • Communication: Effective communication is crucial for reporting incidents, liaising with security personnel, and providing evidence.
  • Attention to detail: A keen eye is essential for spotting suspicious activity or anomalies in CCTV footage.
  • Ethical considerations: You’ll handle sensitive data and have a responsibility to operate within legal and ethical boundaries.
  • Continuous learning: Stay updated on technological advancements and best practices for long-term success.

Ready to Take Our CCTV Surveillance Training Course!

The Level 2 SIA CCTV Surveillance Training Course is your launchpad to an exciting career as a CCTV operator.

Bs Security is committed to guiding you every step of the way. Book your course today and start soaring towards your CCTV career!

Contact us:

  • Phone: 02089650955 or 02084230169



How to apply for CCTV Operator licence? You can visit following website www.sia,


How do I find my CCTV Operator Job?

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Cancellation, Refund and Reschedule Policy:

If you need to cancel or amend a confirmed booking, cancellation/amendment charges may incur.

Rescheduling your course

If you are unable to attend on the scheduled course date reserved, you must notify us within 24 hours of booking. Once you do, we will reschedule the course date with you for a course date within the next 6 months, at the same location, subject to availability. There will be a fee of £99.99 for a new date.
A reschedule request must be sent to us by email 96 hours before the start of the course. We only allow a maximum of 1 reschedules per booking.
If you do not reschedule your course before it starts or fail to attend the course you have booked, regardless of reason you will be required to pay for a new booking if you wish to take the course in the future. And will not be entitled to any refunds

Insufficient ID brought to the course:

It is a requirement by the regulator to have ID on you at all times during your training. If you do not bring the required IDs to your course, you will need to be rescheduled onto another course and you will be charged a £99.99 rescheduling fee.
If you are going to be late to the course, you must contact us. If you are going to be unreasonably late to the course, you will have to be rescheduled onto another course. You will be charged a £99.99 rescheduling fee for this.

Cancelling your course:

Our courses are non-refundable 24 hours after booking. You can receive a full refund if you inform us within 24 hours of booking of your intention to cancel, and you will be refunded the amount paid for the course. Courses cancelled after 24 hours of booking will not be eligible for any refund.
If you have paid a deposit and fail to notify of non-attendance, you are not eligible for a reschedule or refund. Then you will not receive a reimbursement of your deposit and the remaining payment will be due.
In the event of non-attendance where payment has been received, you will not be eligible for a refund.
Any discounted / promotional course you booked will not entitled for any refund.
If you have to cancel your course due to a medical reason, we would require evidence i.e: Doctor’s letter. A handling and administration fee of £99.99 would be charged or deducted from your order amount when you require a refund due to a medical reason.

Course cancellation by us:

If we cancel a course, you are eligible for a full refund for the cancelled course. However, if we offer same the course on the same date on another venue which is reasonable distance, you will not be able to get any refund for the course but you may be eligible for a concession.
If we conduct an Initial assessment, and you are unable to pass it, you will be given a refund. However an administrative fee of £99.99 will be deducted from your course fee paid..

Re-sit exam for the Security related course only:

You must attend the resit session you book. If you fail to attend the session on time, you will lose any resit fees paid.
If a customer cannot attend a booked resit then they need to inform us at least 96 hours before the resit – resit cancellation fee is £50.00 but you must resist the exam within 12 weeks.