CPP31318 Certificate III in Security Operations

CRICOS CODE: 0101575

This qualification reflects the role of a security officer, responsible for maintaining safety and security by patrolling, protecting and guarding property, and screening entry, monitoring behaviour and removing persons from premises.

Occupational titles could include:

  • security officer
  • unarmed guard
  • crowd 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 predictable 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/Regulatory Information

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
  • Canine
  • Cash-in-transit
  • Control room operations
  • Firearms

Please refer to the CPP Companion Volume Implementation Guide for information.

Training Pathway

After achieving this qualification, Applicants may undertake Certificate IV or higher level qualifications within CPP Training Package.

Employment Pathway

Students who complete this course can expect to work under the following occupational titles that could include:

  • Close Protection Officer
  • Control Room Operations Coordinator
  • Dog Patrol Security Officer
  • Factual Investigator
  • Security Equipment Installer
  • Surveillance Investigator

Qualification Package Entry Requirements

Must hold a current Security Officers licence in the relevant jurisdiction.

SITS has its own following admission requirement
Pre-training Review:

SITS is responsible for obtaining enrolment details in full (as outlined on the Enrolment Application Form) and to ensure that information pertaining to individual learning requirements is provided to participants prior to enrolment. A Pre-Training Review will be done during the application process in accordance with the applicant’s provided information. This review relates to each learner’s previous education, training and work experience. This review is conducted to determine if there is a need to recognise existing competencies through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and / or Credit for prior studies. Recognition of Prior Learning or Credit Transfer approval will shorten the length of the course. Please refer to Pre-Training Review Policy and Procedure.

Language, Literacy and Numeracy Test (LLN Test):

Applicants will need to undertake LLN test and demonstrate the required ACSF level for this qualification to gain entry into this qualification. It will be conducted at the same time as the pre-training review.

If the applicant cannot complete the LLN test satisfactorily, they will be provided with support, (within the scope of SITS). If the support required for the applicant does not fall within the scope of SITS, the applicant will be asked to take further Language, literacy and numeracy training e.g. English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Learners (ELICOS) programs with some other institute at additional cost. SITS will not charge any referral fees.

SITS Admission requirements

  • Applicant must be 18 years of age or older.
  • IELTS band 5.5 or equivalent. Applicant does not need to provide evidence of an English test score with application if one of the following applies:
    • Applicant is a citizen and holds a passport from UK, USA, Canada, NZ, or Republic of Ireland
    • Applicant is enrolled in a principal course of study that is a registered school course, a standalone English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS), a course registered to be delivered in a language other than English, or a registered post-graduate research course
    • Applicant has completed at least 5 years’ study in English in one or more of the following countries: Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland
    • in the 2 years before applying for the student visa, Applicant completed, in Australia and in the English language, either the Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or a substantial component of a course leading to a qualification from the Australian Qualifications Framework at the Certificate IV or higher level, while they held a student visa.
  • Entry into this course requires the successful completion of an Australian Year 12 qualification or equivalent.
  • All learners will be required to demonstrate the required LLN (Language, Literacy, Numeracy) level to gain entry into the course. The following ACSF level is required to gain entry into the course. If addition support is required, then we can help you. For additional information, go to the Student Handbook on our website.

Total number of units: 14

8 Core Units 6 Elective Units
Unit Code Unit Name
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
CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviours of concern.
CPPSEC3121 Control persons using empty hand techniques.
CPPSEC3122 Plan Provision of close protection services
CPPSEC3130 Conduct security screening using hand held metal detectors
CPPSEC3108 Store protect and dispose of security information
CPPSEC3123 Implement close protection services
  • Duration : 7 weeks
  • Total Fees : $2000
  • Mode of Delivery :
    Face to Face
  • Campus : QLD: Logan Central;
    Salisbury

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