CPP20218 Certificate II in Security Operations
|Duration||26 Weeks (6 Months), 20 contact weeks. Students must attend 20 scheduled hours per week|
|Location||Zenith campus and simulated security environments|
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 licensing 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
- 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 judgment 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.
This course is designed for employment as a security officer in events, retail or hospitality venues, private enterprises, educational and government institutes, and a wide range of organisations where crowd control, security, or patrols are required.
This course is designed for employment as a security officer and/or to continue higher studies in relevant courses. Students will need to complete 14 core units to attain the qualification.
- 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
- HLTAID011 Provide first aid
All international students must be at least 18 years of age or above at the time of the course commencement to study at Zenith.
English Language Requirements
International students, applying either off-shore or on-shore will require:
i) Either a minimum IELTS (General) test score of 5.5 or equivalent for direct entry into a VET course or an IELTS score of 4.5 or equivalent with a General English (ELICOS) course (up to 30 weeks) to be taken before the main VET course plus successful completion of Zenith’s Language and Numeracy Test on completion of General English (ELICOS) program.
Results older than two years are not acceptable.
ii) Evidence that they have studied in English for at least five years in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom, or the United States
iii) Evidence that, within two years of their application date, they have successfully completed in Australia a foundation course or a senior secondary certificate of education or a substantial part of a Certificate IV or higher-level qualification, from the Australian Qualifications Framework.
iv) Applicants originating from students visa assessment levels 1 and 2 (countries) without the required IELTS score must undertake an English Placement Test conducted at Zenith’s campus as part of the enrolment process.
If there are concerns about the applicants’ English language proficiency, they will be required to undertake a suitable General English (ELICOS) or EAL program. For further information on student visa assessment, levels visit the Department of Home Affairs website at www.homeaffairs.gov.au.
Please note: Zenith will also accept equivalent test results from the following specified English language tests:
– Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBT
– Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) PBT
– Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic
– Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)
International students applying either off-shore or on-shore must meet a minimum academic requirement to get admission to Zenith courses. The table below summarises the academic entry requirements. Refer to information on individual courses for course-specific requirements.
|Level of Study||Academic Requirements|
|Certificate III||Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 11 or higher.|
|Certificate IV||Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 11 or Certificate III or higher|
|Diploma||Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 12 or Certificate IV or higher.|
|Advanced Diploma||Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 12 or Diploma or higher.|
|Graduate Certificate of Management (Learning)||Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of a Diploma or higher in the relevant field of education or work.|
|Graduate Diploma of Management (Learning) (78 weeks)||Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of a Diploma or higher in the relevant field of education or work.|
All students are required to undertake a pre-training review that aims to identify their training needs through questions on previous education or training, the relevance of the courses to the learner, and relevant experience.
Language, Literacy, and Numeracy test (LLN) (International)
Students undertaking Zenith Australia VET courses must possess sound language, literacy, and numeracy (LLN) skills to successfully complete the course. All students are required to undertake a language, literacy, and numeracy (LLN) test conducted by Zenith. If students do not meet English and LLN requirements, learners will be asked to take further language, literacy, and numeracy training e.g. English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Learners (ELICOS) programs with Zenith Australia.
Language, Literacy, and Numeracy test (LLN) (Domestic)
Students undertaking this course must possess sound language, literacy, and numeracy skills. All students are required to undertake a language, literacy, and numeracy (LLN) test mapped at ACSF level 3 conducted by the Institute.
Qualifications offered by Zenith are based on the principles, guidelines, and standards set by the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) and VET Quality Framework (VQF) and are nationally recognised.
Course Tuition Fee
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