CPP20218 Certificate II in Security Operations

Qualification 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.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

To achieve this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in:

  • 14 units of competency:
  • 14 core units of competency.

Units

Core Units

CPPSEC2101

Apply effective communication skills to maintain security

CPPSEC2102

Apply legal and procedural requirements to work effectively within a security team

CPPSEC2103

Apply WHS, emergency response and evacuation procedures to maintain security

CPPSEC2104

Apply risk assessment to select and carry out response to security risk situations

CPPSEC2105

Provide quality services to a range of security clients

CPPSEC2106

Protect self and others using basic defensive techniques

CPPSEC2107

Patrol premises to monitor property and maintain security

CPPSEC2108

Screen people, personal effects and items to maintain security

CPPSEC2109

Monitor and control access and exit of persons and vehicles from premises

CPPSEC2110

Monitor and control individual and crowd behaviour to maintain security

CPPSEC2111

Apply security procedures to manage intoxicated persons

CPPSEC2112

Apply security procedures to remove persons from premises

CPPSEC2113

Escort and protect persons and valuables

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

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