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:
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.
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;
Please refer to the CPP Companion Volume Implementation Guide for information.
After achieving this qualification, Applicants may undertake Certificate IV or higher level qualifications within CPP Training Package.
Students who complete this course can expect to work under the following occupational titles that could include:
Qualification Package Entry Requirements
Must hold a current Security Officers licence in the relevant jurisdiction.
SITS has its own following admission requirement
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
|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|