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Alarm, Security and Surveillance Monitor

Alarm, Security or Surveillance Monitors monitor security alarms, CCTV and other surveillance equipment, and contact supervisors, police or fire brigades if security is breached or fire is detected.

Overview

Alarm, Security or Surveillance Monitors monitor security alarms, CCTV and other surveillance equipment, and contact supervisors, police or fire brigades if security is breached or fire is detected.

Day-to-day

  • watches for irregularities such as broken water-pipes and fire hazards and takes action to prevent fire, accidental loss or criminal activity
  • monitors alarms and contacts supervisors, police and fire brigades by radio or phone if security is breached or fire is detected.

Considerations

  • stressful.

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To become an Alarm, Security and Surveillance Monitor

  • You can work as an Alarm, Security or Surveillance Monitor without formal qualifications, however, a certificate II or III in security operations may be useful.

  • Registration or licencing may be required.

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