Certificate III Security Operations

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Overview: This Certificate III in Security Operations course (CPP30411) is for those that wish to gain employment in the security industry and apply for a Queensland Class 1 Security License with licence functions – Unarmed and Crowd Controller. Those that hold a Queensland Security license are required to completed revalidation training every 3 years and hold a current first aid certificate. Those who successfully complete the course would be suitable to gain employment as a:

  • Unarmed Security Officer
Personally guards, patrols or watches another person’s property. They do this without a guard dog or weapon. This includes: in-house security (someone who guards, patrols or watches their employer’s property), a loss prevention officer, a security gate officer.
  • Crowd Controller
Keeps order at a public place they can: screen the entry of people into a place, monitor or control their behaviour while inside, remove people for bad behaviour. Pre-requisites: There are no pre-requisites to gain entry into this course under the training package, however participants must have sufficient skills to read, write and communicate in English. Licence & Regulatory Requirements: All QLD Security Licenses are administered by Office of Fair Trading. All participants are encouraged to read through the requirements of a QLD Security License application, as there is additional requirements & fee’s payable to Office of Fair Trading. e.g. Must be over the age of 18, must be a fit and proper person, cannot have had any disqualifying offences under the criminal code in the last 10 years.

Certificate issued by RTO 30200


On successful completion participants will gain a Statement of Attainment with the following units: Core Units
BSBFLM303C Contribute to effective workplace relationships
BSBWOR301A Organise personal work priorities and development
CPPSEC3001A Maintain workplace safety in the security industry
CPPSEC3002A Manage conflict through negotiation
CPPSEC3003A Determine response to security risk situation
CPPSEC3005A Prepare and present security documentation and reports
CPPSEC3006A Coordinate a quality security service to customers
CPPSEC3007A Maintain security of environment Elective Units CPPSEC2011B Control access to and exit from premises CPPSEC2012A Monitor and control individual and crowd behaviour
CPPSEC2014A Operate basic security equipment
CPPSEC2015A Patrol premises
CPPSEC3013A Control persons using empty hand techniques
HLTFA311A Apply First Aid


his course is run as a blend of distance learning and face-to-face. Pre-course work: Online/self-paced training- this involves reading, activities, watching videos and exams. These activities must be completed prior to the face-to-face training. Face-to-face work: 6 days face-to-face (60 hours) – your trainer will deliver activities, case scenarios and practicals before you complete closed book exams. Post-course work: Upon commencement of your face-to-face training, you will be given access to case scenarios. These must be completed prior to receiving your certificate.


$1250 Fees include all assessments and resources required Note for international students – we are not CRICOS registered, please check your visa requirements for enrolment. We cannot accept international students who are on a student visa if your visa specifies that you must study with a CRICOS provider.

Security Providers Act 1993 Security Firm (Class 1 and 2)

Licence number 3417266

National Security Association of Australia (QLD) Incorporated Member certificate numbers C4847

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