Today, the police service is expert in investigation and arrest procedures. Rarely will a major crime remain unsolved. Policing now takes a re-active approach, seeking out, arresting and prosecuting offenders. While security officers and crowd controllers are pro-active. Surveilling, thinking, communicating and acting to deter and prevent anti-social and criminal behaviour.
Security personnel are no longer the ‘leftovers’, people who can’t get a ‘real’ job so they ‘give security a go’. The security sector offers a genuine career path for competent operators with specialisations like executive protection, cash in transit, investigations and risk management.
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 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.
Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:
Successful graduates will receive a CPP20218 Certificate II in Security Operations.
Learners may complete individual units of competency and receive a statement of attainments for that unit.:
Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
All units of competence will be assessed using a selection of tools:
|CPPSEC2101||Apply effective communication skills to maintain security||C|
|CPPSEC2102||Apply legal and procedural requirements to work effectively within a security team||C|
|CPPSEC2103||Apply WHS, emergency response and evacuation procedures to maintain security||C|
|CPPSEC2104||Apply risk assessment to select and carry out response to security risk situations||C|
|CPPSEC2105||Provide quality services to a range of security clients||C|
|CPPSEC2106||Protect self and others using basic defensive tactics||C|
|CPPSEC2107||Patrol premises to monitor property and maintain security||C|
|CPPSEC2108||Screen people, personal effects and items to maintain security||C|
|CPPSEC2109||Monitor and control access and exit of persons and vehicles from premises||C|
|CPPSEC2110||Monitor and control individual and crowd behaviour to maintain security||C|
|BCPPSEC2111||Apply security procedures to manage intoxicated persons||C|
|CPPSEC2112||Apply security procedures to remove persons from premises||C|
|CPPSEC2113||Escort and protect persons and valuables||C|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid||C|
RPL is the assessment process for recognizing competencies gained through previous learning, work and life experiences. Students who have completed any of the subjects or have practical experience that can be used for RPL, can contact NYC prior to enrolment. In order to be granted RPL, candidates are required to provide evidence that they are already competent in the specific subject/ subjects and these evidences should be valid, authentic, current and sufficient.
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