Highfield Level 2 Award for Working as a CCTV Operator within the Private Security Industry (RQF)
Who is this qualification for?
The objective of this qualification is to support a role in the workplace. It is designed for learners wishing to apply for a licence from the Security Industry Authority (SIA) to work as a CCTV operator and is based on the relevant SIA specification for learning and qualifications.
How long will it take?
To complete this qualification learners are expected to undertake approximately 31 hours of learning.
The SIA stipulates a minimum of 22 contact hours (3-days) if self-study is undertaken.
- M1 The main characteristics of the Private Security Industry
- M2 Principles and Practices of Working as a CCTV Operator in the Private Security Industry
- The main characteristics of the Private Security Industry
- The importance of safe working practices
- Drug-misuse legislation
- The purpose of CCTV systems
- Surveillance techniques
- Producing evidential documentation
- Principles and Practices of Working as a CCTV Operator in the Private Security Industry
This qualification is assessed by practical assessments and multiple-choice examinations.
- Externally set and marked multiple-choice question (MCQ) examination made up of 72 questions (110 minutes)
- Externally set, internally assessed activity based on the completion of an evidential statement
- Externally set and marked MCQ exam made up of 40 questions (60 minutes) Pass mark = 70%
- Externally set and internally assessed practical CCTV scenario with portfolio and observation sheet Pass mark =100%
- Externally set and internally assessed workbook Pass mark = 80% for the short answer element of workbook
- The practical assessment for each learner is visually recorded and take approximately 25 minutes per learner.