SIA Security Guarding and CCTV (PSS) Combined

Combine the SIA Approved Security Guarding and CCTV courses in 1 week.
This combined 5 day course is designed to train new Security Guards and Security Officers to be employed in industrial or commercial premises, and covers both Security Guarding and CCTV Operations.
Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to apply for both your Security Guarding and CCTV SIA Licences.

Who should attend?
Anyone who wants to work as a Security Guard and a CCTV (Public Space Surveillance) Operator.

Course Length
5 days, plus 9 hours pre-course work.

Assessment
4 multiple choice exams and a practical assessment.

Certification
Successful candidates will receive a Level 2 Award for Working as a Security Officer within the Private Security Industry and a Level 2 Award for Working as a CCTV Operator (Public Space Surveillance) within the Private Security Industry

Course Content

Working within the Private Security Industry

• The main characteristics of the Private Security Industry
• Legislation as it applies to the individual in carrying out a licensable activity
• The importance of safe working practices to comply with legal requirements
• Fire procedures in the workplace
• Emergencies and the importance of emergency procedures
• The importance of communication skills and customer care

Working as a Security Officer within the Private Security Industry

• The Role of a Security Officer within the PSI.
• The law relevant to the role of a security officer
• The importance of, and reasons for, patrolling.
• Controlling access to and egress from a site.
• Searching relevant to a security officer
• The purpose and functions of different types of electronic and physical protection systems
• Reporting and record keeping relevant to a security officer

Conflict Management within the Private Security Industry

• The principles of conflict management appropriate to their role
• How to recognise, assess and reduce risk in conflict Situations.
• How to communicate in emotive situations to de-escalate conflict
• How to develop and use problem solving strategies for resolving conflict.
• Good practice to follow after conflict situations.

Working as a CCTV Operator within the Private Security Industry

• The roles and responsibilities of the CCTV operator and other CCTV staff
• CCTV codes of practice, operational procedures and guidelines
• Relevant legislation and how it impacts on CCTV operations
• The importance of communication within CCTV operations
• Emergency procedures in the CCTV control room
• The characteristics of a CCTV system
• Health and safety relevant to the CCTV operator

Practical Operation of CCTV Equipment within the Private Security Industry

• How to use CCTV equipment
• Operating the CCTV system