CCTV Systems - surveillance and remotely monitored detector activated

This scheme is appropriate for companies who design, install, commission or maintain CCTV systems. This schemes aims to ensure that companies providing these services work to appropriate standards and codes of conduct.
The company must have appropriate expertise in the relevant areas (e.g. system design, installation, commissioning or maintenance), its employees should be competent, as demonstrated with relevant experience, and they should be equipped with the necessary tools and instruments to do their work effectively.

Systems designs must be appropriate to the nature of the risk identified; complaint with relevant legislation (including Human Rights Act and Data Protection requirements as appropriate) and satisfy the agreed operational requirements.

Companies looking for approval under this scheme must:

  • Install and maintain equipment in accordance with the relevant European Standards and/or SSAIB Codes of Practice.
  • Have appropriate management systems and procedures in place.
  • Have relevant personnel security screened.
  • Have appropriate insurance cover.
  • Have suitable premises, equipment and vehicles.
  • Have trained staff and implement training procedures.
  • Have sufficient systems installed and/or maintained to allow a trading history to be demonstrated.
  • Provide service and repair cover.