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Suitable for those wanting a basic Security Providers Licence for unarmed security jobs in QLD.
Our Certificate II in Security Operations covers everything you need to know to apply for your Security Officer (Unarmed) Licence. This licence allows you to undertake work in:
This course offers an introduction into a number of fields including, private security, legal studies, ethical standards, performance management, team work, communication skills, risk management, incident management, reporting, security officer duties and responsibilities and First Aid.
Upon successful competition of this course, a Certificate II in Security Operations (CPP20212) qualification, as well as a First Aid certificate will be awarded.
Popular jobs for those with a Class 1 Security Providers Licence (Unarmed) include:
For entry to this course you must:
There are no prerequisite units required for entry into this course.
However, you will require basic English language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills. You will be required to undertake an Online LLN ASSESSMENT prior to commencing enrolment in this course.
You must be able to read and understand organisational policies and procedures, write reports and communicate with others in plain English.
Units of Competency
The Certificate II in Security Operations includes a total of 12 units.
This qualification is based on the licensing requirements to obtain a QLD Security Providers Licence and therefore units within this course cannot be changed.
To gain an overview of everything you will be required to learn in this course, please visit training.gov.au.
If you already hold a current First Aid certificate but it is more than 12 months old, you will need to complete a CPR Refresher in order to apply for or renew your licence. This can be done as part of your course and is strongly recommended.
This course is delivered face-to-face over a one week (six day) period and is supported by a self- paced assessment workbook.
Week 1 – Monday to Saturday
During the week you will take part in:
View course dates for all locations here. For locations outside of the above, please contact your closest Asset College to arrange training in your area.
Information for Job Active Providers
Certificate II in Security Operations can be run at your location. Minimum student numbers are required. Please contact your Asset College representative for more information.
Recognition of Prior Learning
Asset College does not offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) on courses with industry licensing outcomes. This includes the Certificate II in Security Operations.
Asset College does not offer online training for this course.
After completing this course it is strongly recommended that you go on to complete another security qualification in order to widen your employment opportunities. This may include:
Security Providers Licence applications are administered by the Queensland Government Office of Fair Trading. The process for preparing and submitting the licence application will be covered on the course and options on how to submit your licence will be included.
There is a fee (not included in the cost of the course) to submit your licence. Refer to the Office of Fair Trading website for further information and current licence application fees.
To maintain your security licence you will required to undertake refresher training every three years. All security providers are required to maintain a current First Aid certificate, which is renewable every 3 years. A CPR Refresher every 12 months is also advisable.
Free Career Information Session
If you’re still undecided about undertaking a career in security, you can register for a free career information session to help you make an informed decision. These are complimentary and are run every week!
Tuesdays 10am – North Lakes
Thursdays 10am – Spring Hill
Wednesdays 10am – Logan
By appointment – Gold Coast, Rockhampton, Gympie, Toowoomba, Townsville
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Asset College offer a number of employment support options to students in the security training programs. This includes:
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Course fees may vary depending on delivery location of the course.
“I recently completed the Certificate II and III Security Operations course at Asset College at Spring Hill. The course design was well put together, and was presented in a manner that was easy to understand, and interesting.
Our Instructor, Craig, knew his stuff. Great teacher, good demo’s, lots of relevant info. The staff at Asset College are friendly and approachable, nothing was too much trouble and the follow up has been awesome! Highly recommend Asset College”