Self-paced study + classroom training
Occupational titles include:
- Security Officer
- Unarmed Guard
- Crowed Controller
This qualification is suitable for individuals who wish to deepen and broaden their skills and knowledge in security operations and lead security teams in the field. It provides a pathway to further learning and work in various security roles and settings, including security risk management.
Security officers at this level provide leadership in a team environment, operate under limited supervision, and use discretion and judgement in known and unpredictable work contexts. They take responsibility for their own outputs in work and learning, and limited responsibility for the output of others in the work team.
Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements
Occupational licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements may apply at the time of publication. This qualification does not provide the required competencies for a security officer license. Learners who hold a security license may select units as part of this qualification required for additional license endorsements in;
- Batons and handcuffs
- Control room operations
Please refer to the CPP Companion Volume Implementation Guide for information.
$1299 – Full Fee Paying Student
Payment plans available!
Self-paced + classroom training
Students have 12 months to complete starting from date of enrolment.
Durations may vary depending on individual students.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will attain the nationally recognised Australian qualification CPP31318 Certificate III in Security Operations.
To achieve this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in:
14 units of competency:
- 8 core units
- 6 elective units
The elective units must ensure the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome and are to be chosen as follows:
- a minimum of 4 elective units must be chosen from the elective units listed below
- up to 2 units may be chosen from the elective units listed below, or elsewhere from the CPP Property Services Training Package or other current Training Packages.
Electives selected from outside this qualification must be relevant to the occupational outcome.
An asterisk against a unit code listed below indicates that there is a prerequisite.
|BSBFLM312||Contribute to team effectiveness|
|CPPSEC3101||Manage conflict and security risks through negotiation|
|CPPSEC3102||Maintain operational safety and security of work environment|
|CPPSEC3103||Determine and implement response to security risk situation|
|CPPSEC3104||Coordinate monitoring and control of individual and crowd behaviour|
|CPPSEC3105||Coordinate provision of quality security services to clients|
|CPPSEC3106||Gather, organise and present security information and documentation|
|HLTWHS003||Maintain work health and safety|
Current electives Australian Training Academy offer
|CHCCCS020||Respond effectively to behaviours of concern|
|CPPSEC2114||Monitor electronic security equipment and respond to alarm events|
|CPPSEC3107||Monitor security and coordinate response from control rooms|
|CPPSEC3108||Store, protect and dispose of security information|
|CPPSEC3109||Use and maintain security databases and compile reports|
|CPPSEC3110||Control persons using batons|
|CPPSEC3111||Restrain persons using handcuffs|
|CPPSEC3112||Manage training and wellbeing of dogs for security functions|
|CPPSEC3113||Handle dogs for security patrols|
|CPPSEC3114||Control security risk situations using firearms|
|CPPSEC3115||Carry, operate and maintain revolvers for security purposes|
|CPPSEC3116||Carry, operate and maintain semi-automatic pistols for security purposes|
|CPPSEC3117||Carry, operate and maintain shotguns for security purposes|
|CPPSEC3118||Inspect and test cash-in-transit security equipment|
|CPPSEC3119||Implement cash-in-transit security procedures|
|CPPSEC3120||Load and unload cash-in-transit in secured and unsecured environments|
|CPPSEC3121||Control persons using empty hand techniques|
|CPPSEC3122||Plan provision of close protection services|
|CPPSEC3123||Implement close protection services|
|CPPSEC3124||Prepare and present evidence in court|
|CPPSEC3125||Implement security procedures to protect critical infrastructure and public assets|
|CPPSEC3126||Defend persons using spray|
|CPPSEC3127||Conduct security screening using x-ray equipment|
|CPPSEC3128||Conduct security screening using walk-through metal detection equipment|
|CPPSEC3129||Conduct security screening using explosive trace detection equipment|
|CPPSEC3130||Conduct security screening using hand-held metal detectors|
|CPPSEC3131||Select, use and maintain body armour for security purposes|
|HLTAID006||Provide advanced first aid|
|HLTAID007||Provide advanced resuscitation|
|PMAOMIR210||Control evacuation to muster point|
|TLIB0002||Carry out vehicle inspection|
|TLIC1051||Operate commercial vehicle|
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
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