Certificate II in Security Operations, this qualification reflects the varied roles of individuals across different industry sectors who apply a broad range of competencies using some discretion, judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge. They may provide technical advice and support to a team.
CPP20212 Certificate II in Security Operations
After completing this course you can pursue a career as a:
- Security Officer
There are no designated entry requirements for this course.
- Be at least 17 years of age;
- Have completed Year 10 in the Australian school system or equivalent; and
- Have language, literacy and numeracy skills equivalent to ASCF Level 1.
If studying via flexible delivery mode, students must also:
- Have sufficient computer skills to undertake online study; and
- Have access to a computer, laptop or tablet device with an internet connection.
To successfully complete this qualification, you require 15 units of competence. These 15 units are comprised of 7 core units which are compulsory and 8 elective units.
The units of competence shown below have been selected by Formation Training based on the course purpose.
|Unit Code||Unit Title||Unit Type|
|CPPSEC2001A||Communicate effectively in the security industry||Core|
|CPPSEC2002A||Follow workplace safety procedures in the security industry||Core|
|CPPSEC2003B||Work effectively in the security industry||Core|
|CPPSEC2004B||Respond to security risk situation||Core|
|CPPSEC2005A||Work as part of a security team||Core|
|CPPSEC2006B||Provide security services to clients||Core|
|HLTFA311A||Apply first aid||Core|
|CPPSEC2011B||Control access to and exit from premises||Elective|
|CPPSEC2012A||Monitor and control individual and crowd behaviour||Elective|
|CPPSEC2014A||Operate basic security equipment||Elective|
|CPPSEC3013A||Control persons using empty hand techniques||Elective|
|CPPSEC3002A||Manage conflict through negotiation||Elective|
|CPPSEC3003A||Determine response to security risk situation||Elective|
|CPPSEC3007A||Maintain security of environment||Elective|
Elective units selected provide a vocational focus for the qualification and are relevant to the qualification level, job role, work outcomes and local industry needs.
The course unit selection represents a reduced suite of elective unit options that have been selected and approved for delivery by Formation Training – this may not include the full elective unit suite of options available under the national qualification packaging rules.
Total course nominal hours, depending on the state jurisdiction of delivery and elective units selected, are 284 hours.
The course can be delivered over a range of course duration’s, depending on the needs and characteristics of the student and their employer where relevant.
- The standard course duration is 6 months full time.
- The standard course duration for full time traineeships is 12 months.
The following occupations relate to this qualification:
|Security Officer||Security Officers protect people and property. As security workers, they carry out basic guarding duties such as patrolling, monitoring security systems, static or mobile emergency response including alarms, issuing security passes to visitors, or providing site access.|
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