Our nationally recognised Certificate II in Security Operations provides individuals with the skills and knowledge required to obtain a security/guard licence, and to work in the security industry.  Career opportunities within the Security industry are quite varied and offer wide-ranging opportunities. From working at sporting events through to more traditional security officer roles, a career in security is certainly an exciting and rewarding one

Quick Facts

Qualification: CPP20212 – Certificate II in Security Operations

Price : $950

Study pathways: CPP30411 Certificate III in security Operations

Career pathways:

  • Unarmed Guard
  • Crowd Controller
  • Aiport Security
  • Patrolling

Duration:  17 days

Time 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Delivery mode: Classroom                                    

Location: 16D 77-79 Ashley Street. Braybrook VIC 3019

Entry Requirement:

  • Ability to read and write
  • Good numeracy skills
  • Must be over 18

Assessment methods:

Observation/Demonstration, Practical / simulation, Written, Oral Questioning


Knights College (Rto ID 41269)

CRICOS Provider Number 03543M

Course Outline:

To attain the CPP20212 – Certificate II in Security Operations , 19 units of competency must be achieved:

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


CPPSEC1003A Apply security procedures for the responsible service of alcohol
CPPSEC2010A Protect safety of persons
CPPSEC2011B Control access to and exit from premises
CPPSEC2012A Monitor and control individual and crowd behaviour
CPPSEC2014A Operate basic security equipment
CPPSEC2015A Patrol premises
CPPSEC2017A Protect self and others using basic defensive tactics
CPPSEC3002A Manage conflict through negotiation
CPPSEC3005A Prepare and present security documentation and reports
CPPSEC3013A Control persons using empty hand techniques
CPPSEC3017A Plan and conduct evacuation of premises
TLIE2007 Use communication systems

Successful students are required to apply to Licensing regulation Division for a licence upon completion of the course. They are also required to do a fingerprint and police check before applying for a licence. LRD will issue a licence once all documentation has been received and upon completing due diligence.