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Certificate II in Security Operations (CPP20212)

Self-paced study + classroom training

This course will give you the theoretical knowledge and practical skills you need to work as a security officer in shopping centres, pubs and nightclubs, building sites, on patrol and more.

You will learn to undertake the responsibilities of a security guard in a lawful, ethical and effective way.

Units Of Competency

7 Core Units
CPPSEC2001A – Communicate effectively in the security industry
CPPSEC2002A – Follow workplace safety procedures in the security industry
CPPSEC2003B – Work effectively in the security industry
CPPSEC2004B – Respond to security risk situation
CPPSEC2005A – Work as part of a security team
CPPSEC2006B – Provide security services to clients
HLTFA311A – Apply First Aid

5 Elective Units
CPPSEC2011B – Control access to and exit from premises
CPPSEC2012A – Monitor and control individual crowd behaviour
CPPSEC2014A – Operate basic security equipment
CPPSEC2015A – Patrol premises
CPPSEC3013A – Control persons using empty hand techniques


$695.00 – Full Fee Paying Student (Special price – limited time only!)

Payment plans available!

Course Duration

The course consists of a self-paced study component and a classroom training component.

Students have 12 months from the date of their enrolment to complete both components of the course.


There are no prerequisite study units required for this course. Students should ensure that they are aware of the licencing requirements, such as age restrictions and disqualifying offences.


Upon successful completion of this course, you will attain the nationally recognised Australian qualification
of CPP20212 Certificate II in Security Operations.


On successful completion of this course, participants may apply to the Department of Fair Trading (Qld) for a Security Providers Licence. Opportunities include employment in airports, shopping precincts, retail loss prevention, close personal protection, corporate security, building industry, mine sites, mobile patrols, entertainment venues, concerts, sports events, video control rooms, alarm monitoring centres, cash transportation, bodyguard roles and more. The security industry is rapidly growing in Queensland and the opportunities are many.

Certificate 3 Guarantee

Government subsidies are available for eligible students to complete their first post-school Certificate III qualification.

For more details and eligibility requirements click here

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