Certificate II in Security Operations

CPP20218

Course Overview

Average Course Fee: $1098

$1098 is the average course fee entered on My Skills by 8 training provider(s).

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Average Course Duration: 3 Weeks

3 Weeks is the average course duration entered on My Skills by 7 training provider(s).

A guide to durations can be found at Australian Qualifications Framework. Not all training providers enter this information on My Skills. Contact each training provider directly for further information. 

Description

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.

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.

    Occupational licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements may apply at the time of publication. Please refer to the CPP Companion Volume Implementation Guide for information.

    Student Outcomes

    Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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    NOTE: This course is more recent than the latest Student Outcomes Survey.

    Satisfied with Training

    Percentage of graduates in the Society and Culture field who were satisfied with the training (Certificate II).

    Improved Work Status

    Percentage of graduates in the Society and Culture field who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay (Certificate II).

    Salary

    The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Society and Culture field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating (Certificate II).

    Jobs

    Graduates of the Society and Culture field (Certificate II) are most often employed as:

    Community and Personal Service Workers

    48.6%

    Community and Personal Service Workers
    Labourers

    11%

    Labourers
    Technicians and Trades Workers

    9.6%

    Technicians and Trades Workers

    Industries

    Graduates of the Society and Culture field (Certificate II) are most often employed in:

    Public Administration and Safety

    28.4%

    Public Administration and Safety
    Accommodation and Food Services

    9.2%

    Accommodation and Food Services
    Transport, Postal and Warehousing

    8.9%

    Transport, Postal and Warehousing

    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

    Financial Assistance

    The federal, state and territory governments provide financial incentives and support for vocational education and training students to help them gain the skills required to secure and maintain rewarding and sustainable employment.

    There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

     


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    Subsidised Training

    The following highlighted state and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study this course. Please check with your preferred training provider to see if you are eligible.
    Select a state or territory for more information.

    VET Student Loans

    Certain courses are eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2019-20 income year is $45,881.


    Career Information

    Career development is the ongoing process of managing your life, learning and work. It involves developing the skills and knowledge that enable you to plan and make informed decisions about your education, training and career choices.


    Property Services Career Pathway

    Certificate II in Security Operations is in the Society and Culture Field of Education. For more information about this kind of career, you can explore Property Services .


    Stream

    Real Estate/Agency
    Property Operations & Strata Management
    Surveying & Spatial Information Services
    Waste Management
    Cleaning Operations
    Pest Management
    Fire Protection Equipment/Systems
    Building Design, Accessibility & Sustainability
    Pool & Spa Services

    Note: Information provided as a guide only. Chart developed by the Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au). Information in this chart may be reproduced with acknowledgement of its source: "The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au/jpc) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training".



    Apprenticeships and Traineeships


    Australian Apprenticeships can provide a pathway to a career change for people looking to re-enter the workforce and for people who are currently working. Australian Apprenticeships combine work with training in a national recognised qualification.

    This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship or Traineeship in the state and territories coloured in blue on the map.

     


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