CPP20212 Certificate II in Security Operations
Certificate ll in Security Operations is the minimum requirement to obtain a QLD security licence. The course is structured so that the graduate can apply for the Unarmed Guard and Crowd Controller licenses which are the two licences required for most security work in Queensland. This means that the student completes 15 units of competency (3 more than the actual qualification requirement) and will receive a Certificate II in Security Operations plus a statement of attainment for the three extra units. .Gateway Training Academy is also offering:
- First aid certification.
- Job interview with a reputable security company upon completion.
Eligibility requirement to obtain a security licence:
To be eligible for a licence, you must
- be 18 years or older
- not pose a risk to public safety.
- pass the required training course.
You are not eligible for a licence if you have been convicted of a disqualifying offence
( http://www.fairtrading.qld.gov.au/regulated-sectors/security/work-in-industry/disqualifying-offences ) in the past 10 years, where a conviction was recorded.
You must also tell us if you have been found guilty of a disqualifying offence ( http://www.fairtrading.qld.gov.au/regulated-sectors/security/work-in-industry/disqualifying-offences ) in the past 5 years, where a conviction was not recorded (this is known as an ‘unrecorded finding of guilt’). We may ask you for further information so we can assess if you are a suitable person to hold a licence.
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Certificate ll in Security Operations – CPP20212
Method of Study
The Certificate ll in Security course is either delivered through 15 days workshop at one of our training facility locations. Students must pay for the course in full prior to commencement. If you have any concerns about the methods of study please speak to the Academy prior to enrolment.
During your course, you will be required to sit a range of competency based assessments used during all assessment activities. Competency is proved by demonstration of written knowledge and practical skills. Time lines are taken into consideration for practical skills and students must meet the criteria as deemed industry competent by the Assessor.
Requirements for Qualification
To achieve recognition at the Certificate II level, the student must demonstrate competency in:
12 units of competency comprising of:
- 7 core units
- 5 electives
The course is structured so that the graduate can apply for the Unarmed Guard and Crowd Controller licenses which are the two licences required for most security work in Queensland. This means that the student completes 15 units of competency (3 more than the actual qualification requirement) and will receive a Certificate II in Security Operations plus a statement of attainment for the three extra units.
Participants will be advised upon enquiry about the next dates security courses in Brisbane.
To achieve in Security Operations and qualify for an Queensland security licence, the learner must complete 12 units of competency, including Apply First Aid.
This includes seven core units and five elective units. An additional three units are delivered to qualify students for the crowd controller licence.
- CPPSEC2001A Communicate effectively in the security industry
- CPPSEC2002A Follow workplace safety procedures in the security industry
- CPPSEC2003B Work effectively in the security industry
- CPPSEC2004B Respond to security risk situation
- CPPSEC2005A Work as part of a security team
- CPPSEC2006B Provide security services to clients
- HLTFA311A Apply first aid
- 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
- CPPSEC3002A Manage conflict through negotiation
- CPPSEC3003A Determine response to security risk situation
- CPPSEC3007A Maintain security of environment
|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|
|5 electives must be selected.The electives listed are those required to obtain various licenses for security officers. See notes below. ;|
|CPPSEC2011B||Control access to and exit from premises||Elective 1|
|CPPSEC2012A||Monitor and control individual and crowd behaviour||Elective 2|
|CPPSEC2014A||Operate basic security equipment||Elective 3|
|CPPSEC2015A||Patrol premises||Elective 4|
|CPPSEC3013A||Control persons using empty hand techniques||Elective 5|
|CPPSEC3002A||Manage conflict through negotiation||Elective 6|
|CPPSEC3003A||Determine response to security risk situation||Elective 7|
|CPPSEC3007A||Maintain security of environment||Elective 8|
For licensing purposes
Unarmed security officer
All core units plus electives 1, 3, 4 and 5. Note – one extra unit from the elective listing must be completed to obtain a Certificate II in Security Operations.
All core units plus electives 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8. Graduates will receive a Certificate II in Security Operations plus a statement of attainment for the extra 3 units.
The first aid unit and elective units 5 and 6 are Triennial Revalidation units which means that part of the licensing requirement is that the units must be re-sat every 3 years.
Successful completion of our Certificate III in Security Operations will enable participants to apply for the following
- Airport Security Officer
- Cash in Transit Security Guard
- Control Room Operator
- Control Room Supervisor
- Security Officer
- Security Team Leader
The above information is applicable for face-to-face training only.
The following occupations relate to this qualification.
- Security Officers And Guards (ANZSCO code: 442200)
Labour market information provided by the Department of Employment. For full details on Security Officers and Guards visit Job Outlook
|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.|