CPP40707
Certificate IV in Security and Risk Management

With this entry level course, you can develop your skills in security and risk management and be more competitive

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The CLET CPP40707 Certificate IV in Security and Risk Management is a great entry level course for those potential students wishing to embark upon a career in the private security sector.  With a focus on risk management, development of leadership skills, and an understanding of security risks the CPP40707 Certificate IV in Security and Risk Management is an interesting and fulfilling course.

The CLET CPP40707 Certificate IV in Security and Risk Management is best suited for anyone wishing to enter this sector but may already be working.  The course is fully flexible and can be completed online and in your own time.  An easy challenge for all, but with great employment opportunities in an exciting sector.

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Australian Qualifications Framework
Australian Qualifications Framework
Course Name: Certificate IV in Security and Risk Management
Course Code: CPP40707
Maximum Course Completion Time: 2 Years
Units Studied: 15
Nationally Recognised Training:
Fees: $2995
Assessment: Yes
Assessment Due Dates: No - study at your pace
Start Date:
Core Units

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to collect, analyse and communicate information and to use that information to develop and maintain effective working relationships and networks, with particular regard to communication and representation.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to promote teamwork. It involves developing team plans to meet expected outcomes, leading the work team, and proactively working with the management of the organisation.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to manage the implementation of Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) policies and procedures to ensure compliance with legislative requirements relating to security operations. It requires an ability to disseminate and communicate current OHS information and facilitate consultative processes to ensure maximum vigilance and awareness of the range of risks and hazards common to a security work environment. It also requires an ability to manage the ongoing review and improvement of OHS policies and procedures.

This unit may form part of the licensing requirements for persons engaged in security operations in those states and territories where these are regulated activities.

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to implement communication techniques and systems within a security context. It requires the ability to assess communication requirements and adapt techniques and systems accordingly. It also requires an ability to assess situations involving conflict and negotiation strategies for conflict resolution.

This unit may form part of the licensing requirements for persons engaged in security operations in those states and territories where these are regulated activities.

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to determine a client's security requirements and security risk. It requires the ability to provide accurate security services recommendations and alternative options, analyse security risk, present advice in a suitable format, and monitor and evaluate client feedback.

This unit may form part of the licensing requirements for persons providing advice, solutions or strategies to minimise security risks in those states and territories where these are regulated activities.

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to supervise field staff during the conduct of security operations. It requires the ability to source and apply security information, organise equipment and resources, address operational problems, and evaluate operational effectiveness.

This unit may form part of the licensing requirements for persons responsible for supervising security operations in those states and territories where these are regulated activities.

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to lead and manage a briefing or debriefing. It requires the ability to source and integrate information into a suitable format, use effective interpersonal skills to encourage positive contributions, follow up and action findings and prepare documentation.

This unit may form part of the licensing requirements for persons responsible for implementing briefing and debriefing processes in anticipation of and response to security risk incidents in those states and territories where these are regulated activities.

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to determine effective security policies and controls. It requires the ability to identify key systems and assets, and the likelihood of threat against each asset. It also requires an ability to calculate the current risk for each asset.

This unit may form part of the licensing requirements for persons engaged in risk assessment operations in those states and territories where these are regulated activities.

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to assess current, future and potential threats to identified assets or activities. It requires the ability to undertake an assessment of client operations, identify and analyse potential or existing threats, undertake a consequence analysis and present assessment findings.

This unit may form part of the licensing requirements for persons engaged in threat assessment operations in those states and territories where these are regulated activities.

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to conduct a security assessment and market evaluation of assets. It requires the ability to research, analyse and present information and data, and evaluate security control measures.

This unit may form part of the licensing requirements for persons engaged in security assessment operations in those states and territories where these are regulated activities.


Electives

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to advise, carry out and evaluate customer service strategies.

It applies to individuals who have well developed skills and a broad knowledge of customer service strategies for addressing customer needs and problems, and who may provide guidance or delegate work related tasks to others.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to be an effective and proactive member of an innovative team.

It applies to individuals who play a proactive role in demonstrating, encouraging or supporting innovation in a team environment. The individual may be a team participant or a team leader. Teams may be formal or informal and may comprise a range of personnel.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement the organisation’s continuous improvement systems and processes. It covers using systems and strategies to actively encourage the team to participate in the process, monitoring and reviewing performance, and identifying opportunities for further improvements.

It applies to managers who have an active role in implementing the continuous improvement process to achieve the organisation's objectives. Their position is closely associated with the creation and delivery of products and services which means that they have an important role in influencing the ongoing development of the organisation.

At this level, work will normally be carried out within routine and non-routine methods and procedures, which require planning, evaluation, leadership and guidance of others.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to plan, document and coordinate resources to manage and review investigations. It requires the ability to develop a case management plan, monitor case progress, and review and report case outcomes against identified goals and objectives.

This unit may form part of the licensing requirements for persons engaged in investigative operations in those states and territories where these are regulated activities.

This course is assessed using a diverse range of assessment strategies to ensure we cover the assessment conditions for each unit of study and provide our students with interesting and flexible assessment experiences.

All assessments are completed in your own time and submitted online, with no assessment due dates. This modern and flexible approach is designed to reduce the uncomfortable pressure and unnecessary stress that traditional assessment testing is so famous for. Marking feedback is provided online usually within 3 weeks of submission.

Many assessments will include researching, reading and analysing information on your computer, laptop or tablet (Internet required), however each unit of study provides assessment instructions and benchmarks you can easily follow to successfully complete each assessment task.

Click here to read in full: How we assess our courses.

Formal Entry Requirements:

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, however please read through the following information to assess if you have the English language and literacy skills necessary to successfully complete this course.

Suggested Entry Pathways:

Due to the ASCF core skills of learning, reading, writing, oral communication and numeracy involved in this course, it is suggested that:

Education: you have successfully completed year 12 or have completed a Certificate III.

Employment: you are currently working in or you have an interest in working in a security setting, which can include the public sector, or you would like to use this course to prepare you for higher level study.

Is this course right for me?: to assist with your decision, click on the 'Is this course right for me' button positioned at the top of the right hand side of this page and it will ask you questions to assist you in making your decision to enrol.

Technical Requirements: please see the technical requirements below, as you will need access to a modern personal computer and the internet to study this course. In addition, you will need to be able to use this computer, including basic word processing, use of Microsoft Office software and electronic communication platforms and internet search engines.

Enrolment Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) testing: if you cannot meet any of the above suggested entry requirements, which are a guide only and not mandatory, and you would still like to enrol into this course, it is a procedure during our enrolment process to email everyone a link to participate in a short online LLN test that will check your current learning, reading, writing, oral communication and numeracy skills and from these results, allow us to offer you the necessary support needed, if any, to help you successfully complete this course.

This course is delivered in English online and requires all participants to have sufficient spoken and written comprehension to successfully complete all study and assessment requirements.

Participants with English as their second language may need to provide evidence of English language competency if they did not complete year 11 and 12 English before enrolling into the course.

Examples of acceptable evidence:

  • IELTS - testing centres:- Overall score of 5.5
  • TOEFL:- 530 (paper), 197 (computer) or 71 (internet)
  • 12 months in English-speaking employment:- letter from employer or statutory declaration OR
  • Participation in the CLET Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test as part of the enrolment process that will allow you to record your current core learning, reading, writing, oral communication and numeracy skills against the profile of your selected course. From there, support is offered, if required.

If you do not believe your spoken and written English is at the standard to participate in this course, see the following list of organisations that can provide you with assistance to build your English Language and Literacy skills.

The Reading Writing Hotline

Adult Migrant English Program

If you have read through the above information and you believe you have the English skills to participate and complete this program we are here to support you all the way.

CLET student support is monitored Monday to Friday 8am - 4pm (Qld time), so we are here daily to help you with your studies. You can send an individual message to student support 24/7 and all questions will be answered during 8am-4pm (Qld time) Monday to Friday.

If you would prefer personal contact, you may call the student support line during the above hours for phone support from one of our qualified student support officers.

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  • Phone Support: 8am-4pm (Qld time) Monday to Friday

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

 

  • Security Supervisor/manager
  • Security Consultant
  • Security Co-ordinator
  • Retail and Hospitality Supervisors
  • Business Owner
  • Government Supervisor / Team Leader
  • Australian Defence Forces
  • Emergency Services

Study Online FEES - By Payment Plan: $2995 (Full Fee)

  • Payment Option*: $500 on enrolment plus remaining amount x 5 Monthly payment(s)
  • Payment Option: $1000 on enrolment plus remaining amount x 1 Monthly payment(s)
  • Payment Option: Approved credit assessment payment plan: $500 deposit and payment plan as per CLET credit assessment (for people with relevant previous study or work experience: - call us, email us or live chat with questions)
* 100 Administration fee applies

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is available on all CLET qualifications. If you have completed formal or informal training and have knowledge, skills and employment experience in this area, you may apply for RPL.

You will be asked to provide evidence to support your application and the CLET RPL team will assist you through the RPL assessment process. Apply for RPL below to commence the process. Click here for more information.

Credit is also available for this qualification. If you have completed previous study in this qualification, or an equivalent, you can provide a copy of your transcript/s from your earlier study and CLET will conduct a credit assessment.

Computer Specifications:

Windows PC / Laptop / Tablet

Apple Mac PC's

Android

  • Android Latest
  • Latest version of Chrome

iPhone & iPad*

* Students using an iPad or iPhone will need to upload documents from a Laptop, PC or have a Dropbox account

Firefox Browser does not support all software provided inside CLET online Study Cloud

CLET technical staff are available if any assistance is required.

Study Now (Online)

This course is a flexible, self paced external course - Study using the latest online software from home with 7 day a week support. No need to attend workshops.

Study from home: self paced

Course Start Dates (Timetable):

  • Monday 17/12/2018
  • Monday 21/01/2019
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Apply for Credit for Prior Study

If you have already studied one or more of the same unit/s from this course, you may submit a request for credit for prior study before enrolling. Once approved this will reduce the course fee that you will be required to pay to complete the remainder of the course.

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