CPP20212
Certificate II in Security Operations

This qualification meets licensing requirements for selected outcomes in all Australian States and Territories except NSW, Victoria and Western Australia.

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Are you current or former police or military?  CLET offers RPL for the CPP20212 Certificate III in Security Operations for those with experience in policing or military.

The CLET CPP20212 Certificate II in Security Operations meets licensing requirements in Australian States and Territories except NSW, Victoria and Western Australia.

Licensing requirements in the remaining States and Territories vary and it is the units of competency that make the difference.  CLET monitor all licensing organisations and will issue the appropriate units of competency for licensing requirements in your State or Territory.  It is these units of competency that will be assessed against in the RPL process.  You do not need to identify the units, as CLET will do this for you.

Generally, the CPP20212 Certificate II in Security Operations will meet licensing requirements for base level roles such as unarmed security officer.  Some combinations of units in some locations will allow for combined licensing with other roles.  The CLET RPL Team will advise you of this, specific to your State or Territory, after the assessment is complete.

Apply for RPL now and get the process underway.

Australian Qualifications Framework
Australian Qualifications Framework
Certificate II in Security Operations
Course Code: CPP20212
Application Completion Time: 28 Days
Delivery Mode: RPL ONLY
Awards for RPL:
Certificate II or
Statement of Attainment
GAP Training: No - Available via RPL Only
Units Recognised: 7
Nationally Recognised Training:
Payment Plans: Yes
RPL Review and assessment can take a minimum of 28 days to complete
Core Units

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply verbal, non-verbal and written communication skills for effective interaction with people in the security industry. It requires the ability to accurately receive and relay information, and to complete routine correspondence and documentation. The unit also requires the ability to adapt interpersonal styles and techniques to varying social and cultural environments.

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 follow Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) procedures to ensure own safety and that of others in a security work environment. It requires the ability to identify and control security risks and hazards, apply appropriate responses within scope of own responsibility, and to share OHS information with team members.

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 work in the security industry in compliance with applicable legal requirements. It requires the ability to understand and follow relevant legislative and procedural requirements, organise and complete daily work activities, and identify opportunities for own learning and improvement.

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 carry out a response to a security risk situation. It requires the ability to identify risks, identify and undertake an appropriate security response, and participate in an evaluation of response activities.

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 work effectively as part of a team in the security industry. It requires the ability to identify individual and team roles and responsibilities, and to use effective communication to improve team relationships, back-up support and team performance.

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 provide a security service to clients. It requires the ability to establish effective relationships, identify problems, and deliver a security service according to specific instructions. It also requires an ability to use communication and problem solving techniques to promote client confidence.

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.

Descriptor

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to provide first aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance



Possible Electives

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to gather information 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 organise own work schedules, to monitor and obtain feedback on work performance, and to maintain required levels of competence.

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 screen people for dangerous or prohibited items. It requires the ability to prepare and use security screening equipment, monitor people and alarms, adapt screening processes for infants and people with special needs, and carry out search of persons and personal effects. It also requires knowledge of the legal issues relevant to the rights and responsibilities of persons involved in search activities.

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

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to screen items using image interpretation to ensure the security of premises. It requires the ability to operate security screening equipment and accurately interpret images to detect prohibited and dangerous items.

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

This unit provides coverage for both internationally defined Hold Baggage Screening (HBS) and Cabin Baggage Screening (CBS).

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to prepare and present evidence in a judicial or quasi-judicial environment. It requires the ability to prepare admissible, accurate and professionally prepared evidence and follow up outcomes of proceedings.

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 ensure the safety of persons while escorting them between and within locations. It requires the ability to identify potential threats to client safety and conduct appropriate response 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 monitor and manage the access and exit of persons and vehicles from premises. It requires the ability to manage people, inspect baggage and vehicles, and manage vehicular traffic.

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 maintain safety and security of persons, property and premises. It requires the ability to observe and monitor individual and crowd behaviour and identify and respond to potential threats and incidents.

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 collect and deliver valuables. It requires the ability to operate a security vehicle and equipment. Competency also requires the ability to monitor and identify potential threats to the security of persons and valuables and conduct appropriate response 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 operate a range of basic security equipment. It requires knowledge of the functions required to operate equipment and conduct routine maintenance, as well as to report faults and document information.

This unit may form part of the licensing requirements for persons who operate basic security equipment in those states and territories where these are regulated activities.

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to maintain the security of premises and property. It requires the ability to conduct security patrols for a range of sites as a component of a complete zone, and the ability to respond to alarm activations as well as to conduct risk assessment to identify abnormal safety or security concerns.

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 apply basic defensive techniques in a security risk situation. It requires the ability to use basic lawful defensive techniques to protect the safety of self and others.

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 monitor and maintain operational functions of an electronic reporting facility. It requires the ability to monitor and maintain a range of electronic security and telecommunications systems, receive, interpret and transmit information, and determine responses to security incidents.

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 maintain Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) policies and procedures to ensure the safety of self and others in a security work environment. It requires the ability to monitor risk controls and support OHS awareness and training processes.

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 use effective communication techniques to manage a conflict situation. It requires the ability to assess security risk situations, accurately receive, interpret and relay information, adapt communication styles and techniques to varying social and cultural environments, and evaluate responses.

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 an appropriate response to a security risk situation. It requires the ability to analyse the nature and degree of risk and determine response options according to changing circumstances.

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

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to maintain the safety and security of premises. It requires the ability to communicate effectively, maintain operational safety and respond appropriately to security risk situations.

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 store and protect information for future retrieval. It requires an ability to use appropriate technology to record and maintain the integrity of data, as well as to preserve evidence which may be used in future judicial proceedings.

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

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to select and apply appropriate empty hand techniques. It requires the ability to use force in circumstances where there is a risk to safety of self and others. Competency also requires knowledge of the procedures for conducting an arrest.

This unit may form part of the licensing and legal requirements for the use of empty hand techniques and tactical force procedures by persons working in the security industry in those states and territories where these are regulated activities.

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to ensure the safety of persons at risk under various security assignment conditions. It requires the ability to plan and prepare security arrangements, implement security and safety policies during escort activities, and monitor and review the effectiveness of the security assignment.

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 monitor the security of persons and premises from a control room perspective. It requires the ability to effectively operate security systems to monitor activities, coordinate appropriate responses to security incidents and organise back-up support to field staff.

This unit may form part of the licensing requirements for persons who operate electronic security systems in those states and territories where these are regulated activities.

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to maintain and use database software and hardware in a security context. It requires the ability to use software and hardware appropriate to the task, input verifiable data in a standardised style and format, and fully backup and recover a database. It also requires an ability to identify and solve common database performance problems and compile reports.

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

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to load and unload cash in transit in an unsecured environment. It requires the ability to select an appropriate loading site, securely transfer the load, and complete transfer documentation.

The unit requires legal and operational knowledge applicable to relevant sectors of the security industry.

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to implement cash-in-transit security procedures. It requires the ability to check and monitor personnel and goods within the work area, coordinate responses to security incidents and emergencies, and carry out surveillance of work areas.

The unit requires legal and operational knowledge applicable to relevant sectors of the security industry.

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to inspect and test cash-in-transit security equipment. It requires the ability to inspect equipment and the work area, identify and assess the impact of faults on security requirements, and record and report the results of inspection and testing activities.

The unit requires legal and operational knowledge applicable to relevant sectors of the security industry.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.

This unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide CPR, in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

Specific licensing /regulatory requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training should be obtained from the relevant national/state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authorities.

Licenced Security Officer

RPL FEES - $495 (Full RPL Fee)

Initial RPL Review: NO FEE (Free of charge) - This is conducted when RPL Application and evidence received.

PROCEED TO AWARD: $495 - This fee is only due after initial review is completed, candidate then requests a full RPL assessment is conducted and decides to proceed to be awarded with the qualification. If candidate does not proceed to award, no fee is payable.

STATEMENT OF ATTAINMENT - FEE adjusted accordingly. This occurs when initial review is conducted, candidate then requests a full RPL assessment and is awarded PARTIAL RPL for selected units.

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