CPP30411 Certificate III in Security Operations

CPP30411 Certificate III in Security Operations

PLEASE NOTE: The Certificate III in Security Operations is delivered by face to face learning in the New South Wales, Victoria and Western Australia. This is a mandatory requirement of the regulatory bodies of these States. The course duration in the three States is a minimum of 113 hours. Please contact us for all licensing requirements for each state. This qualification can be obtained in all other States and Territories by RPL or is available through the Westbourne College on-line learning platform. Please be aware that you cannot be a resident of the regulated States to qualify for these learning streams. This qualification will create the opportunity for employment in specialist areas of security. This course is recommended for those currently working in or aspiring to work in the security industry.


About this qualification

This qualification will create the opportunity for employment in specialist areas of security


Assessment methods may include:

  • Projects / Research

  • Written Assignments & Case Studies

  • Scenarios

Delivery & Duration

  • 6 – 12 months online or three weeks face to face classroom

  • Classroom or On-line

Your career

This course provides you with the skills and knowledge to undertake jobs roles such as:

  • Security Team Leader

  • Security Guards

  • Security Supervisors

Type of study

Classroom, Workplace or On-line. It is required for licensing in NSW, Victoria and Western Australia that you must complete the course on a face to face basis consisting of a minimum 113 hours.


After achieving the CPP30411 Certificate III in Security Operations, candidates may undertake a range of other qualifications, Certificate IV of Security Risk Management and Diploma of Security Risk Management .

What you will learn

You will gain critical skills required in developing and carrying out general security operations.

One of Australia’s leading training providers

Westbourne is one of Australia’s leading training providers for individuals, businesses, community groups and Government with a record of success in designing and delivering nationally recognised training qualifications.

Entry Requirements

  • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. Applicant will be required to successfully complete an ACSF language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) assessment.

  • Learning (ACSF Level 3), reading (ACSF Level 3), writing (ACSF Level 3), oral communication (ACSF Level 3) and numeracy (ACSF Level 2) are desirable to participate in the course.

Units of competency

The CPP30411 Certificate III in Security Operations requires 14 units of competency:

BSBFLM303 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 clients

CPPSEC3007A Maintain security of environment

CPPSEC2011B Control access to and exit from premises

CPPSEC2012A Monitor and control individual and crowd behaviour

CPPSEC3004A Lead small teams in the security industry

CPPSEC3017A Plan and conduct evacuation of premises

CPPSEC3018A Provide for the safety of persons at risk

CPPSEC3051A Implement cash-in-transit security procedures

* Statistics sourced from the National Centre for Vocational Research.


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