CPP31318 Certificate III in Security Operations - Armed Guard WA

Complete this course to obtain a 'Firearm Endorsement' (on a Security Officer's Licence for Armed Cash in Transit (CIT) Industry Duties).

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CPP31318 Certificate III in Security Operations – Armed Guard WA

If you are new to the industry you need to start with CPP20218 Certificate II in Security Operations which is currently available for enrolments.

This course is specifically for licensed Security Officers in WA who are looking to obtain a ‘Firearm Endorsement’ (on a Security Officer’s Licence for Armed Cash in Transit (CIT) Industry Duties).

Course Outcomes

On completion of this course you will be awarded a CPP31318 Certificate III in Security Operations with specialised units for a ‘Firearms Endorsement’.

Entry Requirements

What do I need before I start?

For entry to this qualification you must hold a current Security Providers Licence.

You will also require basic English language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills.

Before commencing this course, you may be required to undertake an Online LLN ASSESSMENT. You can check your LLN level right now.

This course is not open to international students (student visa 500).

What will I need to provide to enrol?

  • Enrolment Form
  • USI
  • Photo Identification
  • Payment

Units of Competency

To complete this course you must demonstrate competency in a total of 14 units. These units have been selected to give you the ‘Firearms Endorsement’ and cannot be changed.

Core Units

  • BSBFLM312 Contribute to team effectiveness
  • CPPSEC3101 Manage conflict and security risks through negotiation
  • CPPSEC3102 Maintain operational safety and security of work environment
  • CPPSEC3103 Determine and implement response to security risk situation
  • CPPSEC3104 Coordinate monitoring and control of individual and crowd behaviour
  • CPPSEC3105 Coordinate provision of quality security services to clients
  • CPPSEC3106 Gather, organise and present security information and documentation
  • HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety

Elective Units

  • CPPSEC3118 Inspect and test cash-in-transit security equipment
  • CPPSEC3119 Implement cash-in-transit security procedures
  • CPPSEC3120 Load and unload cash-in-transit in secured and unsecured environments
  • CPPSEC3121 Control persons using empty hand techniques
  • CPPSEC3114 Control security risk situations using firearms
  • CPPSEC3116 Carry, operate and maintain semi-automatic pistols for security purposes

Delivery Options

This course is delivered over 2 weeks – Monday – Saturday, 8am – 6pm.


After completing this course you may wish to further your studies with:

Course Fees

Course Fees


You can view information about Jobs and Skills WA funding for this course here.

Other Information

Please read our Course Fees and Refund policy here.

Extension Request Fees

Should you require an extension on your study, the following applies:

Full Qualification
One Month $150
Six Months $300
Single Unit
One Month $50
Six Months $150

Assessment Re-Submission Fees

Should you be deemed not competent after 2 attempts at a unit of competency, an assessment re-submission fee of $50 will apply per assessment.


Should you wish to cancel your course or your enrolment is cancelled by us due to no progress and you then wish to re-enrol, a re-enrolment fee of 25% of the standard course fee will apply if requested within 3 months of initial cancellation. If re-enrolment is requested within 4 – 12 months of initial cancellation, 50% of the standard course fee will apply.


“The staff at Asset were friendly and helpful. Easy enrolment process. A positive experience doing the course. The trainer presented the course in a way we all felt comfortable with asking questions and participating in discussions. He was very experienced and informative in his trade. The trainer effectively conveyed information while creating a supportive learning environment. Thank you ASSET Team.”

Anastacia T

State Winner

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