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


18 days

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)

Course Outline

To attain the CPP30411 Certificate III in Security Operations, 14 units of competency must be achieved:

Core Units

BSBFLM303C Contribute to effective workplace relationships


BSBWOR301 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:

CPPSEC3004A Lead small teams in the security industry
CPPSEC3009A Prepare and present evidence in court
CPPSEC3013A Control persons using empty hand techniques
CPPSEC3017A Plan and conduct evacuation of premises
HLTFA311A Apply first aid
CPPSEC2017A Protect self and others using basic defensive tactics

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.