The Certificate III in Security Operations is a nationally accredited course designed for individuals who wish to advance their career towards supervisory role within the security industry. Successful completion of the course can also be used as a stepping stone to advance into different security industry employment streams such as; armed guard, cash in transit, employed by company’s requiring persons to carry batons and handcuffs and bodyguard.

Quick Facts

Qualification: CPP30411 Certificate III in security Operations

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Career pathways

  • Unarmed Guard
  • Crowd Controller
  • Aiport Security
  • Patrolling
  • Supervisory Roles


15 days

Delivery mode: Classroom    

Location: TBA                                 

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)

Course Outline

To attain the CPP30411 Certificate III in Security Operations, 15 units of competency must be achieved.

Unit CodeUnit Title
BSBFLM303CContribute to effective workplace relationships
BSBWOR301Organise personal work priorities and development
CPPSEC3006ACoordinate a quality security service to clients
CPPSEC3005APrepare and present security documentation and reports
CPPSEC3001AMaintain workplace safety in the security industry
CPPSEC3007AMaintain security of environment
CPPSEC3003ADetermine response to security risk situation
CPPSEC3004ALead small teams in the security industry
CPPSEC2011BControl access to and exit from premises
CPPSEC2014AOperate basic security equipment
CPPSEC2015APatrol Premises
CPPSEC3002AManage conflict through negotiation
CPPSEC2012AMonitor and control individual and crowd behavior
CPPSEC3013AControl person using empty hand techniques
HLTFA311AApply First Aid


Successful students are required to apply to the Office of Fair Trading for a licence upon completion of the course. They are also required to do a fingerprint and police check as part of the licence application. The Office of Fair Trading will issue a licence once all documentation has been received and upon completing due diligence.