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Certificate III in Security Operations



Days:  16 or 5 days* full time (8:30 am – 4:30 pm) Monday to Friday ** Note if you have completed the core units previously (and they meet current requirements) the time required is 5 days for the bodyguard licensing unit.

Cost: $1500 full course OR $600 for CPPSEC3018A - Provide for the safety of persons at risk unit

Course fees include: All face-to-face training and course materials.

Training options: This course is offered days, nights and weekends.

Locations: Across Victoria

Career options include:

Bodyguard Celebrities | Bodyguard Government Officials Bodyguard Business Executives | Close personal protection of foreign diplomats


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.


Certificate III in Bodyguard will prepare you for the role of CPP or Close Personal Protection operative. In this time of global uncertainty this role will provide a healthy income for those that gain employment within the personal protection industry.


Coursework and Assessment

This is a condition of approval by the relevant state authorities. You will be professionally prepared and have confidence when confronted with the day to day duties as a security officer. This course is a competency based training program. 


This course is nationally accredited qualification. The purpose of this course is to ensure that all persons involved in the field of Close Personal Protection are suitably trained and qualified to perform their task in a professional manner.

The licensing regulations requires that all persons applying for a Bodyguard license complete the Certificate III Bodyguard with an accredited Registered Training Organisation.

Successful graduates are skilled to access, analyse and supply the resources needed to ensure the safety and protection of their clients. You must have completed the CPP30411 Certificate III in Security Operations core units and two additional CPP20212 Certificate II in Security Operations units as a pre-requirement for this course.

Units covered in this course