CCTV Industry Management Training Needs Survey

July '99 CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Please rate the points below in terms of how important you feel it is to have training content provided as part of industry practice by placing a tick in the relevant column. Once you have done this, please indicate (in the My own level of input column) on a one to three scale whether you have currently received (1) little or no input on the area, (2) enough to scrape by, or (3) feel really confident in.

Defining operational requirements and terms of reference for a CCTV system.

System design and specification.

Technical specifications of cameras, lenses and video.

Budget management and capital costing.

Project management.

Development of control room policies and procedures.

Tape management systems and procedures.

The impact of CCTV for other security systems and techniques.

Legal requirements and laws of evidence.

International codes of practice and standards.

Ergonomics of control room design and environment.

Surveillance techniques.

Recruitment, selection and placement of staff.

Performance management of control room staff

Best practice benchmarking.

Covert surveillance techniques and equipment.

Review and audit practices.

Data management and analysis methods and practices.

Management and motivation of control room personnel.

Ethics in CCTV practice.

What other areas do you think need to be covered in CCTV management training:—-

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