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Award for Working as a CCTV Operator

Award for Working as a CCTV Operator (Public Space Surveillance) within the Private Security Industry Pearson BTEC Level 2

The Pearson BTEC Level 2 Award for Working as a CCTV Operator (Public Space Surveillance) within the Private Security Industry is for learners who work in, or who want to work as a CCTV Operator.

It gives learners the opportunity to:

  • develop knowledge related to the Private Security industry, including, the purpose of the industry, the functions of the regulator, governing legislation and the acceptable work practices, procedures and standard
  • develop technical knowledge underpinning the role, duties and responsibilities of a CCTV Operative. This covers areas such CCTV codes of practice, operational procedures and guidelines, relevant legislation, emergency procedures and the importance of effective communication with third parties
  • develop their practical skills and their abilities in the functional aspects of the role, including, locating and tracking, lost contact drills and capturing images in the context of the CCTV
  • achieve a nationally-recognised Level 2 qualification
  • achieve a licence to practise
  • develop their own personal growth and engagement in learning.

Qualification summary and key information: 

  • Qualification Number (QN) 601/5247/3
  • Approved age ranges 18+
  • Assessment Centre-devised assessment (internal assessment)
  • and Pearson-devised assessment (onscreen/paper based testing).
  • Total Qualification Time (TQT) 32
  • Guided learning hours 23

Learners who have achieved this qualification can progress to related security qualifications, should they wish to change career, such as the Pearson BTEC Level 2 Award in Working as a Security Officer within the Private Security Industry and a level 3 qualification such as Pearson BTEC Level 3 Award in Working as a Close Protection Operative in the Private Security Industry. Learners may wish to progress onto the apprenticeship in Providing Security Services, which also has units common to this qualification and therefore these can be recognised as prior learning.

The table below gives a summary of the assessment methods used in the qualification.

Units Assessment methods

Unit 1 & Unit 3:

Pearson-devised assessment: onscreen test/paper-based test

Unit 2:

Centre-devised assessment

Pearson-devised assessment (external assessment)

To pass an externally assessed unit, learners must pass an onscreen/paper-based test. Pearson sets and marks the test. The test writer will use the Unit amplification section in the unit as a guide when writing questions for the external assessments.

The table below gives information about the onscreen tests available for this

Qualification:

Unit 1 : Working as a CCTV Operator within the Private Security Industry

Length of assessment The external assessment will be 75 minutes

Number of marks 60

Assessment availability On demand

Unit 3 : Working within the Private Security Industry

Length of assessment The external assessment will be 75 minutes

Number of marks 60

Assessment availability On demand

Entry requirements Learners should have language skills to the equivalent of the following:

  • A BI level qualification on the Home Office’s list of recognised English tests and qualifications
  • an ESOL qualification at Entry 3 or higher (e.g. Level 1 or 2) on the Ofqual register taken in England, Wales or Northern Ireland
  • an ESOL qualification at Scottish Qualifications
  • Framework levels 4, 5 or 6 awarded by the
  • Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) and taken in Scotland
  • Functional Skills Level 1 in English
  • SQA Core Skills at Scottish Qualifications Framework Level s 4, 5 or 6.

£149.00

03 Days

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