Course Overview:

This course is designed to provide participants with the necessary knowledge and skills to work as a CCTV operator in the private security industry. The course will cover the fundamentals of working in the private security industry, the role and responsibilities of a CCTV operator, and practical operation of camera systems.

Course Duration: 3 Days

Course Outline:

Module 1: Introduction to the Private Security Industry

– Overview of the private security industry

– Roles and responsibilities of security personnel

– Legal and ethical considerations in the private security industry

Module 2: Working as a CCTV Operator

– Introduction to CCTV surveillance systems

– CCTV components and equipment used

– CCTV camera types and their applications

– CCTV control room operations and procedures

– Communication protocols and teamwork in a CCTV control room

Module 3: Practical Operation of Camera Systems/Practical Exercises and Simulations

– Camera placement and positioning for optimal coverage

– Camera setup, configuration, and maintenance

– Video monitoring techniques and best practices

– Alarm response and incident management

– Video playback, analysis, and evidence preservation

– Collaboration with security personnel and emergency response teams

– Documentation and report writing

– Hands-on exercises using CCTV equipment and software

– Simulated scenarios to practice incident response and emergency procedures

– Review and feedback sessions

Course Delivery Method:

The course will be delivered through a combination of lectures, presentations, practical demonstrations, hands-on exercises, simulations, and group discussions. Course materials, including handouts and reference materials, will be provided to the participants.

Assessment and Certification:

Participants will be assessed through written examinations, practical assessments, and participation in practical exercises. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a certificate of completion, indicating their competency as a CCTV operator and will be eligible to register with PSRA as an individual private security service provider apply for a Guard Force Number.