Certificate III in Security Operations

CPP31318

Course Overview

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Average Course Fee: $1498

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Average Course Duration: 113 Hours

113 Hours is the average course duration entered on My Skills by 9 training provider(s).

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Description

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

Occupational titles could include:

  • security officer
  • unarmed guard
  • crowd controller.
  • This qualification is suitable for individuals who wish to deepen and broaden their skills and knowledge in security operations and lead security teams in the field. It provides a pathway to further learning and work in various security roles and settings, including security risk management.

    Security officers at this level provide leadership in a team environment, operate under limited supervision, and use discretion and judgement in known and unpredictable work contexts. They take responsibility for their own outputs in work and learning, and limited responsibility for the output of others in the work team.

    Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements

    Occupational licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements may apply at the time of publication. This qualification does not provide the required competencies for a security officer license. Learners who hold a security license may select units as part of this qualification required for additional license endorsements in;

  • Batons and handcuffs
  • Canine
  • Cash-in-transit
  • Control room operations
  • Firearms.
  • 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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    Satisfied with Training

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

    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 III).

    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 III).

    Jobs

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

    Community and Personal Service Workers

    66.9%

    Community and Personal Service Workers
    Professionals

    7.9%

    Professionals
    Labourers

    7.3%

    Labourers

    Industries

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

    Health Care and Social Assistance

    57.3%

    Health Care and Social Assistance
    Public Administration and Safety

    9.3%

    Public Administration and Safety
    Retail Trade

    6.7%

    Retail Trade

    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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    JobTrainer

    If you are leaving school or looking for work, you may be able to study a free or low-fee course through JobTrainer.

    For information on courses and occupations that may be available in your region, please select your state or territory.

    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 III 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".



    Australian Apprenticeships


    Australian Apprenticeships (also known as apprenticeships and traineeships) combine work with training in a nationally recognised qualification. Australian Apprenticeships are available to anyone of working age and offer opportunities to learn new skills and be paid in over 500 different jobs.

    This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship in the states and territories highlighted in blue on the map. For more information go to the Australian Apprenticeships Pathways website.

     


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