Certificate II in Security Operations (CPP20218)

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

14 Core Units
CPPSEC2101 – Apply effective communication skills to maintain security
CPPSEC2102 – Apply legal and procedural requirements to work effectively within a security team
CPPSEC2103 – Apply WHS, emergency response and evacuation procedures to maintain security
CPPSEC2104 – Apply risk assessment to select and carry out response to security risk situations
CPPSEC2105 – Provide quality services to a range of security clients
CPPSEC2106 – Protect self and others using basic defensive techniques
CPPSEC2107 – Patrol premises to monitor property and maintain security
CPPSEC2108 – Screen people, personal effects and items to maintain security
CPPSEC2109 – Monitor and control access and exit of persons and vehicles from premises
CPPSEC2110 – Monitor and control individual and crowd behaviour to maintain security
CPPSEC2111 – Apply security procedures to manage intoxicated persons
CPPSEC2112 – Apply security procedures to remove persons from premises
CPPSEC2113 – Escort and protect persons and valuables
HLTAID003 – Apply First Aid


$850.00 – 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 CPP20218 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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