Security Guard & CCTV

Highfield Level 2 Award for Working as a Security Officer within the Private Security Industry

This regulated qualification is ideal for anyone wishing to work as a security officer. It is based on relevant SIA specifications for learning and qualifications, and therefore provides the necessary skills and knowledge for learners to apply for an SIA licence in this field. Subjects covered include the roles and responsibilities of security officers, patrolling, security systems, communication, reporting and record-keeping, avoiding conflict and reducing personal risk, defusing conflict, and resolving and learning from conflict.

How long will it take me to achieve this qualification? This qualification must be taken over a minimum of 3-days.

How is the qualification assessed? It is divided into 3-units and is assessed through 3 multiple-choice examinations.

These units are as follows:

Unit 1: Working within the Private Security Industry Assessed by a multiple-choice examination of 1-hour containing 40-questions. Learners must achieve a score of at least 28 out of 40 to pass this unit.

Unit 2: Working as a Security Officer within the Private Security Industry Assessed by a multiple-choice examination of 1-hour consisting of 40-questions. Learners must achieve a score of at least 28 out of 40 to pass this unit.

Unit 3: Conflict Management within the Private Security Industry Assessed by a multiple-choice examination of 30-minutes consisting of 20-questions. Learners must achieve a score of at least 14 out of 20 to pass this unit. .

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

This regulated qualification is ideal for anyone wishing to work as a CCTV operative as it provides them with the necessary skills and knowledge to apply for an SIA licence in this field. It has been developed to meet the requirements of the Security Industry Authority (SIA). Subjects covered include roles and responsibilities of CCTV operators, codes of practice, operational procedures and guidelines, CCTV equipment and operation and surveillance techniques.

How long will it take me to achieve this qualification? This qualification must be undertaken over a minimum of 3-days.

How is the qualification assessed? It is divided into 3-units and is assessed through two multiple-choice examinations and a practical test. These units are as follows:

Unit 1: Working within the Private Security Industry Assessed by a 1-hour, 40-question, multiple-choice examination. Learners must achieve a score of at least 28 out of 40 to pass this unit.

Unit 2: Working as a CCTV Operator within the Private Security Industry Assessed by a 1-hour, 40-question, multiple-choice examination. Learners must achieve a score of at least 28 out of 40 to pass this unit.

Unit 3: Practical use of a CCTV System Assessed by an externally set and internally assessed practical assessment. Learners must achieve a 100% pass mark.

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