Self-paced study + classroom training
This qualification reflects the role of a Security Officer, responsible for maintaining safety and security by patrolling, protecting or guarding property while unarmed, and screening entry, monitoring behaviour and removing of persons from premises.
This qualification is intended to align with the following occupational licensing outcomes.
- Security Officer – Unarmed Guard
- Security Officer – Crowd Controller
Occupational titles include:
- Security Officer
- Unarmed Guard
- Crowed controller
It provides a pathway to further learning and work in various security roles and settings including, but not limited to:
- Armed Guarding
- Close Protection
- Control room operations
- Guard dog handling
Security officers may work alone or work in a team environment under general supervision, operating with limited autonomy and judgement to complete routine but variable tasks, with some accountability and responsibility for their own outputs, work and learning.
$1099 – Full Fee Paying Student
Payment plans available!
Self-paced + classroom training
Duration may vary depending on individual students. Students have 12 months from the date of their enrolment to complete both components of the course.
- Be 18 years or older
- Have not been convicted or disqualifying offence in the past 10 years
- Be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold an appropriate Visa to work in Australia
- Complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy(LLN) assessment
Upon successful completion of this course, you will attain the nationally recognised Australian qualification CPP20218 Certificate II in Security Operations.
Units of Competency
This qualification is based on the licensing requirements to obtain a Security Providers License in QLD, and therefore units within this course cannot be changed.
|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||Protect self and others using basic defensive techniques|
|CPPSEC2106||Provide security services to clients|
|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||Provide first aid|
Successful participants will be eligible to apply to the Office of fair trading for a Class 1 Security Officer Providers License with the license functions:
- Security Officer (Unarmed)
- Monitoring (Monitoring no longer requires additional training in order to be added as a function to your security license.)
- Crowd controller
QLD Security Providers License Applications are processed by the Office of Fair Trading after completing your course.
Fees are payable for the license application, criminal history check and fingerprinting. These fees are not included in the course fee and should be paid separately to the Office of Fair Trading with your license application. Licensed Crowd Controllers and Bodyguards in QLD are required to complete refresher training every 3 years.
Security Installation Assistant
Unarmed Security Guard
Armed Security Guard
Close Protection Officer
Control Room Operations Coordinator
Dog Patrol Security Officer
Security Equipment Installer
Event Security Advisor
Security Business Manager
Security Risk Advisor
Security Operations Manager
Certificate 3 Guarantee
Government subsidies are available for eligible students to complete their first post-school Certificate III qualification.
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