Video Management System

This training is aimed at the end-user of Video Management System (VMS) software, as part of a CCTV system. The course covers the effective use of the VMS for live monitoring and investigation into past events, plus the operation of associated equipment.

View of a video management system screen
Download an overview of the course (PDF)

What will I learn?

  • Working knowledge of the basic VMS operating tools
  • Manipulating your camera system in an operational environment
  • Camera views and groupings
  • Exporting video data and sharing with third parties
  • Effective use of VMS investigational tools
  • Troubleshooting

Qualification awarded

A certification of attendance will be awarded which is endorsed by a fully qualified instructor at NW Security Group.

Who should attend?

The course is suitable for individuals and groups (particularly security teams) who are deployed as CCTV operators and are using a VMS as part of their duties.


  • No previous knowledge / experience
  • Minimum age of 16yrs (or 18yrs for Security Industry)
  • Photographic proof of identity


1 unit completed over 1 day:

  • 6 guided learning hours

Related courses

Delegates can extend their learning further by completing the Control Room Operator course. This training covers additional techniques and procedures beneficial to effective daily operations in a security control room environment.