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(KESWICK, SA) Certificate II in Security Operations

Security - CPP20218

Will Security Work Suit You?

Before undertaking your training it is important that you are aware of specific criteria you need to meet to ensure you can work in the industry: - Basic English Proficiency - You will need at least level 2 English proficiency and good communication skills. - Good listening and verbal communication skills to assist people with their needs - Competent written skills to report security risk situations to your supervisor or emergency services as needed - Be over 18 years of age - Able to perform the physical role of a security guard - need to have the ability to deal with various security threats and challenges and perform physical tasks on a daily basis. For instance, ejecting a person from property who may be causing harm to a person or property/assets; to perform first aid; have good vision to have a strong sense of observation and quick response to particular situations and the ability to move quickly; and the physical ability to work on your feet for a whole shift patrolling sites, or positioned at a gate checking people in and out. Physical fitness is a requirement of this job role. Suitability for the role is discussed as part of the pre-training screening process. - Pass a probity check - (including fingerprints and National Police Check) in order to get your security license. - Not be a prohibited person - Be a fit and proper person - this includes not having any medical condition or criminal history with the police which may hinder your ability to gain employment in the industry - Be a resident of Australia or be a holder of a current visa with working right


Security can provide a stable career, with a healthy income. The security industry is 24 hours / 7 days a week, and can allow you to travel the world protecting the public.

Coursework and Assessment

This course is a competency-based training program and you will be assessed via a combination of multiple choice questioning, written response assessments, incident reporting, verbal questioning and practical demonstrations.

Licensing Requirements

On completion of this qualification, the learner will be required to submit a licensing application and be successful in obtaining a private security individual licence in order to work as a security agent or crowd controller.

Pre-enrolment Requirement

A pretraining and Language, Literacy, and Numeracy (LLN) test is required prior to enrolment in this course.


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

HLTAID011 - Provide First Aid


Upcoming Courses

Date Time Location Cost Enrolment Form
21/04/2024 11:00:00 PM Keswick, SA $795 ENROL NOW
05/05/2024 11:00:00 PM Keswick, SA $795 ENROL NOW
19/05/2024 10:45:00 PM Keswick, SA $795 ENROL NOW
02/06/2024 10:45:00 PM Keswick, SA $795 ENROL NOW
16/06/2024 10:45:00 PM Keswick, SA $795 ENROL NOW
30/06/2024 10:45:00 PM Keswick, SA $795 ENROL NOW

Course Details

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Combination of Face to Face & Online learning methods


18 Days (5 Day Face-to-Face Intensive)


6 Eton Road Keswick, SA

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