Certificate I in Security Operations

Certificate I in Security Operations CPP10107

Course Description:

This course is aimed at the basic skills and knowledge leading to an Australian Security licence to work as a security officer (guard). The elective units in this course cover the specialised units required to work as a security officer / guard at airports and HR training recommend more than one elective unit be studied.

Course Objectives:

On completion of the course participants will be able to:
  • communicate effectively in the security industry
  • follow workplace safety procedures & work effectively in the security industry
  • control access to premises by screening people as sites Eg airports
  • operate specialised metal detector equipment

Security Job Roles / Occupations:

This certificate course provides the employability skills to
begin a career in Security and be employed as a:
  • Security Officer – unarmed static guard
  • Security Officer – airport screening
  • Security Officer – access to premises searching


Visit our private eLearning campus – HR training college Several methods of assessment are used in this course:
  • Multiple Choice
  • Written Assessment – short answer
  • Project – Case Study, Scenario
  • Observation Assessment
  • Video to demonstrate practical skills

This security course is offered:

  • face-to-face in a classroom setting, small group OR
    one-on-one for individuals
  • ONLINE with a Mentor who you can contact for help
    and direction

ENROL NOW and train with us:

We are flexible in our training delivery and you can apply for:
  • Recognition of Prior Learning – RPL

for life experiences & training you have already undertaken

Security Units offered by HR training:

This qualification requires a total of four (4) units to be completed consisting:
  • 3 Core Units plus
  • 1 Elective Unit (HR training recommend completing at least 3 units)
3 CORE Units
CPPSEC2001A Communicate effectively in the security industry
CPPSEC2002A Follow workplace safety procedures in the security Industry
CPPSEC2003B Work effectively in the security industry
Choose one (1) elective from the list below
CPPSEC1001A Identify and report security risk situations
CPPSEC1002A Apply retail security procedures
CPPSEC1003A Apply security procedures for the responsible service of alcohol
CPPSEC1005A Apply critical infrastructure protection procedures
CPPSEC1006A Apply x-ray image interpretation procedures
CPPSEC1007A Apply walk through metal detection procedures
CPPSEC1008A Apply hand-held wand metal detection procedures
CPPSEC1009A Apply explosive trace detection (ETD) procedures
Non-accredited unit Apply under car mirror detection procedures
( unit designed by HR training )

Discuss your choice of units and any specific training needs with our course coordinator who will help you achieve your goals.