Copyright ©   C R E S C E N T  Security Services Limited 2018. Registered in England & Wales No: 09607297

Contact Us

Terms & Conditions

Privacy Policy

Environment Policy

Health & Safety Policy

Mission Statement




Dog Security


Crescent Security Services Ltd

67 Bowden Road



West Midlands

B67 7NX

0121 238 8869

07572 362 833

Head Office

Key Holding

Retail Security

Events Security

Mobile Patrols

CCTV Monitoring

Cash Valuables In Transit

Security Guarding

Facilities Management


What are the benefits of obtaining this qualification?

On successful completion of each unit, candidates receive a nationally recognised certificate awarded by the awarding organisation Edexcel. The Level 2 overarching certificate will be awarded once all 3 units have been successfully completed.

What does the assessment involve?

There are three examinations, one for each unit. Each examination has 20 multiple-choice questions and will take 30 minutes.

Some of our centres are now offering the examinations on computer systems at no extra cost. Meaning you get instant results and are able to apply for your license immediately.

The SIA issues licences to Security Guards who meet their criteria. In the interests of the industry as a whole and in support of its licence to practice, the SIA invited awarding organisations to develop a qualification to meet this demand.

To qualify for a licence you will need to satisfy three requirements:

  1. Pass an identity check
  2. Pass a criminal records check
  3. Possess a recognised Security Guarding qualification.

The Level 2 is such a recognised qualification and consists of 3 units:


Who is this qualification for?

The Level 2 qualification is designed for those who wish to work in the industry; and is awarded to those who pass two examinations covering the basic knowledge and responsibilities of the occupation also a practical demonstration covering use of CCTV equipment. This nationally recognised qualification is the industry standard and enables a CCTV Operator to apply for a license to practice.

Are there any exemptions to this qualification?

If you have completed a door supervisor training course and/or qualification you may be exempt from some or all of the training and qualification requirements. For a list of exemptions, visit

If you have full exemption, you must contact us to request an Exemption Registration Form, providing your full name, address and date of birth. The form needs to be completed and returned to so that your details can be sent to the awarding body to confirm your exemption. Failure to submit this form will mean that your license application cannot be processed by the SIA, The cost of obtaining exemption from is £20.00 (including VAT).

Unit 1 - Working In The Private Secuirty Industry

Unit 2 - Working As a CCTV Operator

Only | £160

Security Training

Level Two Award in CCTV Operations (QCF)

Home About Us Our Standards Contact Us

Crescent Security Services Ltd

67 Bowden Road



West Midlands

B67 7NX

0121 238 8869

07572 362 833

Head Office


We use Cookies. Click here to learn more.