Certificate III in Security Operations CPP30318

Course Description:

This course is aimed at licensed security officers who want to increase their skills and knowledge in a broad range of security areas to build their career within the security industry.

Course Objectives:

On completion of the course participants will be able to:

  • Maintain workplace safety & security of an environment
  • Coordinate a quality security service to clients
  • Organise personal work priorities and contribute to effective workplace relationships
  • Manage conflict situations through negotiation
  • Determine the required response to security risk situations
  • Small security teams & provide for the safety of persons at risk
  • Control persons using a baton & restrain persons using handcuffs

Security Job Roles / Occupations:

This certificate course provides the employability skills to create a career in Security and be employed as a:

  • Security Officer – static guard
  • Security Officer – mobile patrol
  • Crowd Controller
  • Body Guard
  • Armed Security Officer
  • Armed Security Officer – cash in transit industry


Visit our private eLearning campus – HR training college

Several methods of assessment are used in this course:

  • Multiple Choice
  • Written Assessment – short answer
  • Project – Case Study, Scenario
  • Observation Assessment
  • Video to demonstrate practical skills

This security course is offered:

  • face-to-face in a classroom setting, small group OR
    one-on-one for individuals
  • ONLINE with a Mentor who you can contact for help
    and direction

ENROL NOW and train with us:

We are flexible in our training delivery and you can apply for:

Security Units offered by HR training:

This qualification requires a total of fourteen (14) units to be completed consisting:

  • 8 Core Units
  • 6 Elective Units

8 CORE Units
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


Choose minimum of four (4) to six (6) electives from the list below

CPPSEC3121 Control persons using empty hand techniques (includes practical assessment)
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 & public assets
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
CPPSEC3108 Store, protect and dispose of security information (monitoring room operator)
CPPSEC3110 Control persons using batons
CPPSEC3111 Restrain persons using handcuffs
CPPSEC3114 Control security risk situations using firearms
CPPSEC3115 or CPPSEC3116 or CPPSEC3117 Carry, operate & maintain revolvers for security purposes OR Carry, operate & maintain semi-automatic pistols for security purposes OR Carry, operate & maintain shotguns for security purposes
General ELECTIVE Units

Two (2) elective units may be selected with appropriate contextualisation from other currently endorsed Training Packages from Certificate level II, III or level IV qualifications.

A maximum of one (1) unit can be chosen from level II

HLTINFCOV001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies & procedures (COVID)(includes practical assessment)
BSBWOR404 Develop work priorities
BSBCUS401 Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies
BSBINN301 Promote innovation in a team environment
BSBMGT403 Implement continuous improvement