Certificate II in Security Operations

Certificate II in Security Operations CPP20212 (security licence course)

Security Licence Course Description:

This course is aimed at the skills and knowledge required to obtain an Australian Security licence to work as a guard in the security industry. Depending upon the type of security officer (guard) you wish to be, will determine the units you will need to study. Each state of Australia has a different list of units required for the issue of a security licence. See the units needed to gain a:

ENROL NOW and train with us:

We are flexible in our training delivery and you can apply for:

for your life experiences & training you have already undertaken

Course Objectives:

On completion of the course participants will be able to:
  • communicate effectively and work as part of a security team
  • follow workplace safety procedures and apply first aid
  • work effectively in the security industry and respond to security risk situations
  • provide a security service to clients
  • patrol premises and use communication systems
  • monitor & control individual & crowd behaviour and
    protect the safety of persons
  • operate basic security equipment
  • protect yourself and others and control persons using
    defensive tactics
  • control the access to and exit from premises
  • screen people

Security Job Roles / Occupations:

This certificate course provides the employability skills to
create a career in Security and be employed as a:
  • Security Officer – static guard
  • Security Officer – mobile patrol
  • Crowd Controller
  • Body Guard


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

Security Units offered by HR training:

This qualification requires a total of twelve (12) units to be completed consisting:
  • 7 Core Units
  • 5 Elective Units
7 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
CPPSEC2004B Respond to security risk situation
CPPSEC2005A Work as part of a security team
CPPSEC2006B Provide security services to clients
HLTAID003 or HLTFA311A Provide first aid / Apply first aid
Learners who have this certificate will be granted the unit via the RPL process as a Credit Transfer.
Choose a minimum of three (3) to five (5) electives from the list below.
CPPSEC2007A Screen People
CPPSEC2008A Screen Items
CPPSEC2009A Give Evidence in Court
CPPSEC2010A Protect Safety of persons
CPPSEC2011B Control Access to and Exit from Premises
CPPSEC2012A Monitor and control individual and crowd behaviour
CPPSEC2014A Operate Basic Security Equipment
CPPSEC2015A Patrol Premises
CPPSEC2017A Protect Self & Others Using Basic Defensive Techniques
CPPSEC3013A Control persons using empty hand techniques
CPPSEC2027A Load and unload cash in transit in a secured environment
TLIE2007A Use communication systems
TLIB2004A Carry out vehicle inspection
CPPSEC2018A Monitor electronic reporting facility
CPPSEC3002A Manage conflict through negotiation
CPPCMN2001B Control and direct traffic
ELECTIVE Units from other currently endorsed Training Packages
Two (2) elective units may be selected with appropriate contextualisation from other currently endorsed Training Packages from Certificate level I, II or III qualifications.
A maximum of one (1) unit can be chosen from level I

You need to choose the Elective units required for the issue of a security licence in your state – see licence requirements

Discuss your specific training needs with our course coordinator who will help you achieve your goals.