CPP20218 – Certificate II in Security Operations

Why do this course

This certificate is required in order to apply for your Queensland Security License. First Aid qualification is part of this certificate.





Time frame

This training is split into 2 components (theory and practical). Self-paced delivery allows the student to complete the theory portion online and complete the practical training in a class environment. Both packages must be completed within 6 (six) months. 



  • Student must have good literacy, language and numeracy level

  • Be an Australian or New Zealand Citizen or Resident documented with a Passport, Citizenship Certificate or Green Medicare Card (Must provide at least 1 Document)

  • Prove your identity documented with a Drivers License, 18+ Proof of Age Card, Keypass Card or Passport (Must provide at least 1 Document)

  • Students under 18 years of age are required to have parent/guardian permission

  • Students require a Unique Student Identifier number (register for free here)

  • We are not CRICOS approved and do not train international students



Complete workbook chapters and assessments for each unit


What I need to bring

All materials provided for the practical component. Theoretical component to be completed online. You will need to bring your own food. 


Course Units of Competency


  • 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

Job Pathways

  • Security officer – unarmed guard

  • Security officer – crowd controller

Pathways to Further Learning

  • Armed guard

  • Cash-in-transit

  • Close Personal Protection

  • Control room operations

  • Guard Dog Handling

Training Locations

Class training venues are located in Emerald. talk to our trainer for further details on 0439446140.


All statement of attainment and certificate’s issued by a registered RTO and are nationally recognized.

Statement of Attainment’s and/or Certificate’s will be provided in an electronic form with a hardcopy available to collect or send via post. Express Post incurs $12.50 charge.