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Certificate II in Security Operations, WA

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CPP20212 Certificate II in Security Operations
Security Officer (Unarmed) & First Aid + Optional Crowd Control

Asset College is not currently delivering our security training in WA. Expressions of interest are open for 2020 courses. Please add your name to the waiting list.

Suitable for those wanting a basic Security Providers Licence for unarmed security jobs in WA.

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:

  • retail loss prevention
  • power stations
  • corporate security
  • building sites
  • industrial sites
  • patrols
  • plus Retail, Event and Venue Security with optional Crowd Control Units

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.

Course Outcomes

Upon successful competition of this course, a Certificate II in Security Operations (CPP20212) qualification.

First Aid is also included in this course.

We ensure our students have the knowledge and skills to not only be confident in their chosen job but also to pass the WA Police examination to get licensed in WA

Entry Requirements

For entry to this course you must:

Be eligible to apply for a WA Security Providers Licence:

  • Be 18 years or older
  • Have not been convicted of a disqualifying offence in the past 10 years
  • Be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold an appropriate Visa to work in Australia
  • Complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Assessment

Asset College in partnership with Delta Training Academy are not a CRICOS provider, we cannot accept enrolments from people who hold a student visa.

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 WA Security Providers Licence and therefore units within this course cannot be changed.

Core Units

  • CPPSEC2001A Communicate effectively in the security industry
  • CPPSEC2002A Follow workplace safety procedures in the security industry
  • CPPSEC2003B Work effectively in the security industry
  • CPPSEC2004B Respond to security risk situation
  • CPPSEC2005A Work as part of a security team
  • CPPSEC2006B Provide security services to clients
  • HLTFA311A Apply first aid (will also receive a separate HLTAID003 Statement of Attainment)

Elective Units

  • CPPSEC2011B Control access to and exit from premises
  • CPPSEC2014A Operate basic security equipment
  • CPPSEC2015A Patrol premises
  • CPPSEC2017A Protect self and others using basic defensive tactics
  • TLIE2007 Use communication systems

Optional Additional Crowd Control Units (to be studied as part of the 13 day program)

  • CPPSEC2012A Monitor and Control Individual and Crowd Behaviour
  • CPPSEC3002A Manage Conflict through Negotiation
  • CPPSEC3003A Determine Response to Security Risk Situation
  • CPPSEC3007A Maintain Security of Environment
  • CPPSEC3013A Control Persons using Empty Hand Techniques

To gain an overview of everything you will be required to learn in this course, please visit

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.

Delivery Options

Face-to-Face Training

The face to face component of this course will run for 9 days (Unarmed only).  If you would like to add Crowd Control the total face to face component will run for 13 days (Unarmed and Crowd Control).

Please note, there is additional online study workbooks to be completed by you before and after the face to face workshops in order to satisfy the requirements of this course.

The course is run by Delta Training Academy in partnership with Asset College and is presented via a combination of structured tutorials, workshops, case studies, video, practical assignments and workplace application. Individual and group work activities and assessment activities are conducted throughout the course.

All trainers and assessors are recognised industry experts, holding relevant experience and training qualifications. They include security industry specialists, former serving police officers, military personnel and emergency response and medical specialists.


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:

  • CPP30411 Certificate III in Security Operations

Course Fees

Course fees may vary depending on delivery location of the course.


Payment Options

    • EFTPOS
    • Credit Card (MasterCard, Visa & Amex)
    • Direct Deposit
    • PayPal (selected locations only)