Who is this course for?
Although there are no pre-requisites, this qualification is most applicable to people looking to move into the type of employment that deals with security consultation and management or for those working in the security industry who wish to build on their current knowledge. This course helps to acquire skills in risk identification and management, developing and implementing security operations and applying security risk policies to the workplace.
The assessments for this course include written assessments, case studies and course readings.
Each state, territory has individual requirement(s) for licensing purpose. Please find the link below for relevant regulation(s).
Competent students will conduct security risk assessments on behalf of Insurers, Associations, Corporations, Government and individuals.
Participants in this program will gain practical skills and strategies to effectively and independently conduct security risk assessments on behalf of corporations, banks, clubs, casinos, retail chains, transport companies, defence, security firms, charities, emergency services, non profits or local, state and federal government.
Employment may be sought in the following areas:
- Insurance company security management
- Banking and finance security management
- Cash in transit security management
- Event security management
- Local, state and federal Government security management
- School, education and university security management
- Celebrity and VIP security management
- Building security management
- Transport & port facility security management
To obtain the Certificate IV, you must be competent in 11 core units and four elective units (total number is 15 units). The units studied are listed below:
BSBWOR401A – Establish effective workplace relationships
BSBWOR402A – Promote team effectiveness
BSBWOR404A – Develop work priorities
CPPSEC4001A – Manage a safe workplace in the security industry
CPPSEC4002A – Implement effective communication techniques
CPPSEC4003A – Advise on security needs
CPPSEC4004A – Monitor and review security operations
CPPSEC4005A – Facilitate workplace briefing and debriefing processes
CPPSEC4006A – Assess risks
CPPSEC4007A – Assess threat
CPPSEC4012A – Identify and assess security of assets
BSBADM409A – Coordinate business resources
BSBCUS401A – Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies
BSBINN301A – Promote innovation in a team environment
BSBMGT403A – Implement continuous improvement
Specific or additional units may be required if you wish to apply for a security consultant licence. There may also be other requirements related to training and work experience that must be met before applying for a security consultant licence. Please see links below.
In Victoria, the Certificate IV is required by businesses wanting to operate as a monitoring centre or control room or businesses that want to employ crowd controllers, security guards and investigators. Units of competency required for these businesses can be found here.