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CPP20218 – Certificate II in Security Operations

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Nationally Accredited Course

This qualification reflects the skills and knowledge that are required to become a Security Guard and Crowd Control Officer. Responsibilities include maintaining safety and security by patrolling, protecting or guarding property while unarmed and Crowd Control role ranges from screen entry, monitoring behavior, major event and removing persons from premises.

This CPP20218 Certificate II in Security Operations qualifies you to be an unarmed security guard or a crowd controller. You will learn to maintain security and safety in various circumstances such as guarding or patrolling a property. For licensed venues, you will be able to screen entry, monitor behaviour and remove persons from premises when necessary.

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Course Code : CPP20218

Course Title : Certificate II in Security Operations

To achieve this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in:

  • 14 Units Of competency:
    • 14 Core Units

Core Units of Competency :

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be provided with a Statement of Attainment for the following units of competency. To achieve this qualification you will be required to complete and demonstrate an understanding of the following unit of competency through written assessments, verbal assessments, and practical display assessments, and case scenarios.

CPPSEC2101 – Apply effective communication skills to maintain security
CPPSEC2102 – Apply legal and procedural requirements to work effectively within a security team
CPPSEC2103 – Apply WHS, emergency response and evacuation procedures to maintain security
CPPSEC2104 – Apply risk assessment to select and carry out response to security risk situations
CPPSEC2105 – Provide quality services to a range of security clients
CPPSEC2106 – Protect self and others using basic defensive techniques
CPPSEC2107 – Patrol premises to monitor property and maintain security
CPPSEC2108 – Screen people, personal effects and items to maintain security
CPPSEC2109 – Monitor and control access and exit of persons and vehicles from premises
CPPSEC2110 – Monitor and control individual and crowd behavior to maintain security
CPPSEC2111 – Apply security procedures to manage intoxicated persons
CPPSEC2112 – Apply security procedures to remove persons from premises
CPPSEC2113 – Escort and protect persons and valuables
HLTAID003 – Provide first aid

This qualification is intended to align with the following occupational licencing outcomes:

  • Security Officer – Unarmed Guard
  • Security Officer – Crowd Controller.

Occupational titles could include:

  • Security Officer
  • Unarmed Guard
  • Crowd Controller

It provides a pathway to further learning and work in various security roles and settings including, but not limited to:

  • Armed Guarding
  • Cash-in-Transit
  • Close Protection
  • Control Room Operations
  • Guard Dog Handling.

Security officers may work alone or work in a team environment under general supervision, operating with limited autonomy and judgement to complete routine but variable tasks, with some accountability and responsibility for their own outputs, work and learning.

Physical requirements:
The physical requirements of a Security Guard need to have the ability to deal with various security threats and challenges and perform physical tasks on a daily basis. For instance; ejecting a person from the property who may be causing harm to a person or property/assets; perform first aid; good vision to have a strong sense of observation and quick response to particular situations and the ability to move quickly; and the physical ability to work on your feet for a whole shift patrolling sites, or positioned at a gate checking people in and out. Physical fitness is a requirement for this job role.

Work Opportunities with the Certificate II in Security Operations :

Security officers often work in a team environment under supervision, or they can work alone. The security industry offers opportunities in a variety of roles for graduates of Certificate II in Security Operations. Apart from guarding premises, there is crowd control at events and licensed venues. In large shopping malls, there is a need for retail loss prevention. Your training in the ‘basic screening of people and personal effects’ unit applies to in-demand casual roles such as checking bags at football matches. Certificate II in Security Operations is also a requirement for screening passengers at airports. This course can open up opportunities and has been a life-changing experience for a lot of our graduates.

Practical Skills :

Our training is designed to give you the job-ready skills employers require.

Our course includes:

  • Security training materials
  • Using security industry equipment such as radios and hand-wand scanners
  • Employment advice and job referral support

Job Pathways :

  • Security officer – unarmed guard
  • Security officer – crowd controller
  • Pathways to Further Learning
  • Armed guard
  • Cash-in-transit
  • Close Personal Protection
  • Control room operations
  • Guard Dog Handling

NSTA™ SECURITY OPERATIONS COURSES :

The courses include security operation training with certificate II & III, certificate IV and diploma in security and risk management and the investigative services course leading to certificate III.

CPP20218Certificate II in Security Operations

CPP31318Certificate III in Security Operations

CPP30619Certificate III in Investigative Services

CPP31418Certificate III in Close Protection Operations

CPP40719Certificate IV in Security Management

CPP50611Diploma of Security and Risk Management

Licensing Endorsements

CPPSS00059 Batons and Handcuffs

Skill Set Requirements :

  • CPPSEC3110 Control persons using batons
  • CPPSEC3111 Restrain persons using handcuffs

CPPSS00060 Canine

Skill Set Requirements :

  • CPPSEC3112 Manage training and well-being of dogs for security functions
  • CPPSEC3113 Handle dogs for security patrols

CPPSS00061 Cash-in-Transit

Skill Set Requirements :

  • CPPSEC3118 Inspect and test cash-in-transit security equipment
  • CPPSEC3119 Implement cash-in-transit security procedures
  • CPPSEC3120 Load and unload cash-in-transit in secured and unsecured environments

CPPSS00062 Control room operations

Skill Set Requirements :

  • CPPSEC3107 Monitor security and coordinate response from control rooms
  • CPPSEC3108 Store, protect and dispose of security information
  • CPPSEC3109 Use and maintain security databases and compile reports

CPPSS00063 Firearms

Skill Set Requirements :

CPPSEC3114* Control security risk situations using firearms

  • The unit in this skill set includes the following prerequisite requirements:
  • CPPSEC3115 Carry, operate and maintain revolvers for security purposes, or
  • CPPSEC3116 Carry, operate and maintain semi-automatic pistols for security purposes, or
  • CPPSEC3117 Carry, operate and maintain shotguns for security purposes, or
  • Firearms training course approved in the relevant State/Territory jurisdiction.

CPPSS00062 Control room operations

Skill Set Requirements :

  • CPPSEC3107 Monitor security and coordinate response from control rooms
  • CPPSEC3108 Store, protect and dispose of security information
  • CPPSEC3109 Use and maintain security databases and compile reports

What Will I Learn?

  • This qualification reflects the role of a security officer, responsible for maintaining safety and security by patrolling, protecting or guarding property while unarmed, and screening entry, monitoring behaviour and removing persons from premises.

Topics for this course

14 Lessons

14 Core Units Of Competency.?

There are many aspects to the training as you will see in the 14 units of competency that must be completed to gain the qualification. The official units of competency are:
CPPSEC2101 – Apply effective communication skills to maintain security
CPPSEC2102 – Apply legal and procedural requirements to work effectively within a security team
CPPSEC2103 – Apply WHS, emergency response and evacuation procedures to maintain security
CPPSEC2104 – Apply risk assessment to select and carry out response to security risk situations
CPPSEC2105 – Provide quality services to a range of security clients
CPPSEC2106 – Protect self and others using basic defensive techniques
CPPSEC2107 – Patrol premises to monitor property and maintain security
CPPSEC2108 – Screen people, personal effects and items to maintain security
CPPSEC2109 – Monitor and control access and exit of persons and vehicles from premises
CPPSEC2110 – Monitor and control individual and crowd behavior to maintain security
CPPSEC2111 – Apply security procedures to manage intoxicated persons
CPPSEC2112 – Apply security procedures to remove persons from premises
CPPSEC2113 – Escort and protect persons and valuables
HLTAID003 – Provide first aid
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Material Includes

  • CPP - Property Services Training Package

Requirements

  • There are no formal entry requirements for this course, although you do need to be 18 years or older and have basic literacy and numeracy.
  • You must also be eligible to apply for a Security Providers Licence in your state or territory. That means you must not have been convicted of a disqualifying offence in the last 10 years.

Target Audience

  • Security officers
  • Security Operations
  • Crowd Controller
  • CPP20218 Certificate II in Security Operations
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