Reasons To Upskill To A Certificate III in Security Operations !

CPP31318 Certificate III in Security Operations is ideal for students looking to gain an upper hand within the security industry. If you have recently completed a CPP20218 in Certificate II in Security Operations this course is the perfect route to upskill and progress further within the Security Industry. Here are 3 reasons you should start your Certificate III today!

1. Increase your employment possibilities 

Employers look for highly skilled and qualified guards in an industry where competition is fierce. If you wish to stand out from the crowd you will need more than just your entry-level qualifications. With advanced skills you will increase your chances to engage in a wider variety of work and duties. By obtaining your CPP31318 Certificate III in Security Operations you will make yourself a more employable and attractive candidate for employers and allow yourself to progress further in your chosen sector. 

2. A Wider variety of Job Prospects 

With a Certificate III qualification more opportunities will become available to you, expanding the various job roles you will be eligible for. This level of qualification has three electives to choose from; Armed Guard Cash in Transit, Bodyguard & Control Room. These fields are in high demand, although Bodyguard is usually on a seasonal basis. The duties and responsibilities of these roles can be seen below. 

Duties & Responsibilities 

Armed Guard/ Cash in Transit: 

  • Protection & safeguarding of cash during transport to and from. 
  • Servicing and maintaining ATM’s, Car Park machines or similar technology where cash is exposed to the public. 


  • Providing close protection to their employer 
  • Preparing security measures and contingency plans. 
  • Reporting the movements and whereabouts of the client. 

Control Room: 

Monitor all plant operations on screens and computers 

Responsible for tracking and recording the status of the operational system using control system tools. 

3. Share your knowledge with others 

Upskilling and furthering your education in your chosen sector allows you to meet people with the same skills and interests. Surrounding yourself with like-minded people in your personal and work life can help you to aim higher as well as learning from one another. If this sounds like something you would be interested in, then don’t hesitate! Enrol today for our CPP31318 Certificate III in Security Operations! This could be the start of a long and prosperous career in the Security Industry and ISTA is here to help you make that happen.

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