Certificate II in Security Operations (CPP20218)

16D/77-79 Ashley Street Braybrook VIC 3019, Australia

Suite 2, 62 Robinson Street Dandenong VIC 3175 Australia

Qualification: CPP20218 – Certificate II in Security Operations

 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

Study pathways: CPP30411 Certificate III in security Operations

Career pathways:

  • Unarmed Guard
  • Crowd Controller
  • Airport Security
  • Patrolling

Delivery mode: Classroom

Entry Requirement:

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

Assessment methods:

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

To attain the CPP20218 – Certificate II in Security Operations, 14 units of competency must be achieved:

CPPSEC2101Apply effective communication skills to maintain security
CPPSEC2102Apply legal and procedural requirements to work effectively within a security team 
CPPSEC2103Apply WHS, emergency response and evacuation procedures to maintain security 
CPPSEC2104Apply risk assessment to select and carry out response to security risk situations 
CPPSEC2105Provide quality services to a range of security clients 
CPPSEC2106Protect self and others using basic defensive techniques 
CPPSEC2107Patrol premises to monitor property and maintain security 
CPPSEC2108Screen people, personal effects and items to maintain security 
CPPSEC2109Monitor and control access and exit of persons and vehicles from premises 
CPPSEC2110Monitor and control individual and crowd behaviour to maintain security 
CPPSEC2111Apply security procedures to manage intoxicated persons
CPPSEC2112Apply security procedures to remove persons from premises
CPPSEC2113Escort and protect persons and valuables
HLTAID011Provide first aid

Successful students are required to apply to Licensing regulation Division (LRD) 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. Click here to find out the eligibility requirements for Private Security Licence        (http://www.police.vic.gov.au/content.asp?Document_ID=109)

Throughout your studies our Student Employment Support Services team is available to provide complimentary employment preparation and support. Through our extensive network of employer contacts we will not only ensure that you are aware of employment opportunities that may arise but also offer you support and guidance as part of any applicable job application process

Information sessions are held where employers meet with recent graduates and are provided information and employment opportunities in the security industries. Students are then encouraged to make contact with prospective employers following the receipt of their security licence.

Additional support and resources are also provided to ensure students gain competitive edge in their search for employment, including;

  • Resumes and Cover Letters support

  • Job search strategies and confidence  with cold calling

  • Guidance with career planning

  • Post-graduation prospective employer sessions

  • Work integrated learning/placement

At Knights College our point of difference is that we actually care about our students, and the only ones who can attest to this are the people that matter the most to us OUR STUDENTS.

Students from around the globe study at Knights College and find it a life-changing experience.
Our students rate the college as one of the leading provider of security courses in Victoria for teaching, support, and all round experience. Let them tell you about it in their own words.

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