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Security Operations and Aviation Transport Protection

Combined Aviation + Security course to fast-track your career.

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Overview

QLD – CPP20212 Certificate II in Security Operations + Aviation Transport Protection 

Get fast-tracked to a career in aviation security with this dual qualification.

This course includes everything needed to pursue a career as an Aviation Protection Officer.

The program provides three key qualifications:

  • Certificate II in Security Operations (Unarmed)
  • Certificate II in Aviation Transport Protection (Passenger and Non-Passenger Screener)
  • Certificate II in Aviation Transport Protection (Checked Baggage Screener)

The Australian Department of Home Affairs – Aviation and Maritime Security (AMS) Division) recognises the Certificate II in Aviation Transport Protection as a benchmark standard for security personnel employed in the sector.

Participants on this course will undertake screening operations at a fully functional screening facility.

Certificate II Aviation Transport Protection is also available as a stand-alone course. Click here for details.

Course Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will receive three qualifications:

  • CPP20212 Certificate II in Security Operations – Security Officer (Unarmed) & First Aid
  • AVI20316 Certificate II in Aviation Transport Protection (Passenger and Non-Passenger Screener)
  • AVI20416 Certificate II in Aviation Transport Protection (Checked Baggage Screener)

These qualifications will enable you to work in security screening roles at major, regional and international airports.

Eligible participants will also be able to apply for a QLD Class 1 Security Providers Licence with the Security Officer (Unarmed) function and work in a variety of other security roles.

Entry Requirements

For entry into this course you must:

  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Have no previous criminal convictions in the past 10 years
    Note; driving offences (e.g. speeding, drink driving, etc.) are not normally disqualifying offences.
  • Be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold the appropriate Visa to work within the Security Industry in QLD. Please note, we are unable to train international students or those on a student visa.

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.

Find out your LLN level now!

Participants should not have any injury or physical disability that prevents them from standing for long periods, lifting luggage or visual impairments that prevent them from accurately and consistently monitoring images on a computer screen for continuous periods of up to 20 minutes.

Units of Competency

This course is based on the requirements of local, regional and national airports for Aviation Transport Protection Officers. Units of competency within this qualification cannot be changed.

CPP20212 Certificate II in Security Operations

  • 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
  • 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
  • HLTFA311A Apply first aid (will also receive a separate HLTAID003 Statement of Attainment)
  • TLIE2007 Use communication systems

AVI20316 Certificate II in Aviation Transport Protection (Passenger and Non-Passenger Screener)

  • AVIF2020 Employ fatigue risk management practices in an aviation workplace
  • AVIG2002 Work effectively in the aviation industry
  • AVIG2003 Work in a socially diverse environment
  • AVII0002 Provide quality customer service
  • AVIK2001 Use computers in the aviation screening workplace
  • AVIO2004 Conduct frisk search of persons
  • AVIO2006 Control access to and exit from an airside security zone or landside security zone at an airport
  • AVIO2009 Screen articles by interpreting X-ray images
  • AVIO2010 Screen articles to enter an airside security zone or landside security zone
  • AVIO2011 Screen people to enter an airside security zone or landside security zone
  • AVIZ2050 Maintain security awareness and vigilance in an aviation workplace
  • CPPSEC1007A Apply walk through metal detection procedures
  • CPPSEC1008A Apply hand-held metal detection procedures
  • CPPSEC2001A Communicate effectively in the security industry

AVI20416 Certificate II in Aviation Transport Protection (Checked Baggage Screener)

  • AVIF2020 Employ fatigue risk management practices in an aviation workplace
  • AVIG2002 Work effectively in the aviation industry
  • AVII0002 Provide quality customer service
  • AVIK2001 Use computers in the aviation screening workplace
  • AVIO2005 Conduct screening using explosive trace detection
  • AVIO2006 Control access to and exit from an airside security zone or landside security zone at an airport
  • AVIO2009 Screen articles by interpreting X-ray images
  • AVIO2010 Screen articles to enter an airside security zone or landside security zone
  • AVIO2011 Screen people to enter an airside security zone or landside security zone
  • AVIZ2050 Maintain security awareness and vigilance in an aviation workplace
  • CPPSEC1007A Apply walk through metal detection procedures
  • CPPSEC1008A Apply hand-held metal detection procedures
  • CPPSEC2001A Communicate effectively in the security industry

 

Delivery Options

The face to face component of this course for Certificate II in Security Operations will run for 7 days (Unarmed only). The aviation component of this course is run face to face for 5 days.

In total, you will be required to undertake a minimum of 12 days face to face training.

You will also undertake training and assessment in a live screening facility during this course.

Potential employers will also be invited to observe participants throughout the course and discuss career pathways within the critical infrastructure sector.

Recognition of Prior Learning is available for this qualification. Please note however, we are unable to provide RPL on the Certificate II in Security Operations course if required for licensing.

Pathways

On successful completion of this course, participants may choose to improve their skills and employability by undertaking any of the following qualifications:

Licensing and Employment

QLD Security Providers Licence
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. Refer to the Office of Fair Trading website for further information and current licence application fees.

Note: Security Screening Officers are exempt from holding a Security Providers Licence however most employers prefer that you hold a licence and doing so increases your employability in other areas.

Employment Support (Asset Recruiting)

ASSET offersa number of employment support options to students in the security training programs. This includes:

  • Employer Connection Event
  • Pre-Screening Sessions to prepare you for job applications and interviews
  • Assistance with resumes and cover letters
  • Industry contacts who are constantly looking to employ our graduates

Follow our Asset Recruiting Facebook page for the latest updates.

Licensing Requirements

QLD Security Providers Licence
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. Refer to the Office of Fair Trading website for further information and current licence application fees.

Security Screening Officers are exempt from holding a Security Providers Licence however, most employers prefer that you hold a licence and doing so increases your employability in other areas.

Free Career Information Sessions

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

Want to reserve a spot? Book now.

Employment Support

Want to get started on your job applications now?
Register your interest now via the following links.

Brisbane Airport
Gold Coast Airport

Asset College offer a number of employment support options to students in the security training programs. This includes:

  • Employer Connection Events – Read more
  • Pre-Screening Sessions to prepare you for job applications and interviews
  • Assistance with resumes and cover letters
  • Industry contacts who are constantly looking to employ our graduates
  • VIP access to jobs usually not advertised to the public

Follow our Asset Recruiting Facebook page.

 

Course Fees

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

Fee-for-service
$1500

Recognition of Prior Learning
$800

Payment plans available

Testimonial

“I email you in response to the training Course in Security/Screening recently conducted on Norfolk Island. I offer my thoughts on the training.

Craig Tyson – the Trainer arrived on Norfolk Island and commenced the course immediately. He is a great asset to your organisation. I found him to be all of the following: intelligent, witty, charming, informative, pleasant, instructive, a communicator and and all round pleasant gentleman.

As the only ‘girl’ in the group, I was treated with respect and courtesy. These are all ‘old fashioned’ words in today’s world, but hopefully still carry the meaning.

Thank you as the course provider.  I enjoyed the challenge of the ‘speed’ at which it was efficiently delivered. We had a nice working group and Craig recognised each persons abilities. The course covered all of the aspects and the print-outs provided were great and hopefully the answers were correct!

Thank you for the Certificates you forwarded to us. Most impressive. Your organisation was promoted by Craig and other courses were offered to us for completion.

Our work at the airport has commenced and of course as ‘new’ recruits just off training,  we ‘notice everything’ – thanks to Asset College! I hope that Norfolk Island council employs your organisation again. There are no complaints from the 3 new Screening Officers at the Norfolk Island airport.”

Barbara Elliott



Matthew Wall is an awesome instructor. So much knowledge and patience. Such a great security course. I learned so much!
Angie Lynn Leigh
Angie Lynn Leigh
2018-10-05T07:01:31+0000
I recently had an RPL completed with Asset College Australia. Henry Winzar was very helpful outlining what evidence and experience was required to complete the Cert 4 in Project Management. I will recommend to Asset College to friends and colleagues with confidence. Thanks!!
Anthony Wagner
Anthony Wagner
2018-09-19T22:02:50+0000
Asset College is fantastic and their Recruitment Events really pay off. I highly recommend them to everyone. Thanks Asset!
Terri Anne Gossage
Terri Anne Gossage
2018-09-04T03:26:32+0000
Just completed my cert 3 in Security Operations at meadowbrook campus. Matthew, Lynn and Graham were my trainers and i cannot speak HIGHLY enough of how awesome they are. I'm so glad i chose asset for my training and i will definitely be back for more qualifications through them. Keep the awesome work up guys!!
Tegan Stonham
Tegan Stonham
2018-07-21T09:46:34+0000
Currently attending a Cert III in Security Operations at North Lakes. Staff are brilliant and very helpful. My Trainer/Facilitator is very professional and extremely knowledgeable in many if not all facets of the Security Industry. I also have a great group of class mates, working together and being a team is very important to me. See you all tomorrow �
Jason Elliott
Jason Elliott
2018-05-20T00:42:47+0000
Great organisation. I look forward to completing courses with them this year.
Jai Jamieson
Jai Jamieson
2018-03-27T23:54:41+0000
I recently completed my Cert II in Security Operations and Aviation Security training under Craig Tyson’s teachings. Absolutely great course and loved every minute of it. Two short weeks later upon finishing my qualifications I was interviewed for a Aviation Transport and Screening Officer position. I have now been accepted into ISS at Brisbane Airport and I have Craig and the whole Asset team to thank!
Lauren Maree Frances Paton
Lauren Maree Frances Paton
2018-02-23T03:51:08+0000
Professional, Great Facilities and Staff that ensures you are in good hands to achieve the required outcomes
Ian Hodgson
Ian Hodgson
2018-01-19T08:05:41+0000
I just finished my Security course at Logan a few weeks ago and these guys were brilliant. Especially our onsite trainer at Logan (I wont say his name to help him out - lol but he knows who he is). I have never seen a trainer actually keep things real so well. Most trainers I find are just pompous twits, but he was fantastic and would do all my courses in future with him. Great job as a company also guys. Thanks
Jaymie Johnson
Jaymie Johnson
2017-11-06T02:47:35+0000
Completed my Cert III in Security Operations today at the Meadowbrook location, I found my Trainer Matthew Wall extremely knowledgeable and someone who took great pleasure in sharing that knowledge. As someone who has partaken in a few courses (IT Certifications and one failed Tafe Cert III years ago) I found this course to be the best one I have done. If I was to come across someone wanting to know if there was a place that was good to get their training through I would certainly encourage them to follow up with Asset Training, and most certainly recommend Matthew as a trainer.
Neil Mcguire
Neil Mcguire
2017-10-13T13:28:48+0000
Doing my certificate 3 in Security. 3 days in and already got a job lined up for when I get certificate.
Duane Daniel Bartlett
Duane Daniel Bartlett
2017-09-20T22:25:08+0000
Todd E Philippe
Todd E Philippe
2017-05-26T22:13:13+0000
I have just recently completed the CERT II, CERT III in Security Operations and the Aviation, Maritime & Security Screening Course. I could not fault the Asset Training Australia team. Their instructors and support staff are all of a very high standard, everyone was helpful and very supportive. I would have no hesitation in recommending Asset Training to anyone considering a career in the Security Industry.
Charles Perry
Charles Perry
2017-05-19T07:51:11+0000
Enjoyed the course I just completed with them Cert lll.Would highly recommend Asset to anyone interested in obtaining their Security License.
Sandy Tait
Sandy Tait
2017-05-01T03:58:55+0000
I would like to thank all the team at asset for your help in securing a position with wilson security. From the first day of of doing my cert2 and 3 in security with kevin and fiearms with James and then going for pre screen interview with mike and attending the wilson event.u guys go and above and beyond what most trainning organisations do and i would highly recommend this company to others
Martin Reuben
Martin Reuben
2017-04-18T02:57:57+0000
Big "SHOUT OUT" to ALL the staff at Asset for their Professional approach to Training & equipping me & many others, especially in our class to achieve our Job Search Goals. I was prepared well by the Team at Asset as I have been given a job offer with ISS as an Aviation Protection Officer / Screening. The training was Fun & Professional hence I recommend it to a friend who has since enrolled himself into the next course.� Joe
Joe Mathews
Joe Mathews
2017-04-07T07:19:11+0000
Thouroughly enjoyed course. Cert11 Cert 111..Havent studied so had for so long..Thanks Dave and Renee Asset Training Hemit Park Townsville..Love yor work..Well Done.
Shirley Stevens
Shirley Stevens
2017-04-07T06:40:26+0000
Did security operations cert 2 & 3 The trainer was excellent.
Callum Deland
Callum Deland
2017-04-07T03:24:16+0000
After previously completing First Aid & CPR with Asset and experiencing their interactive approach, industry knowledge and professionalism - something I had not experienced at other RTOs, I did not hesitate to continue my professional development with ATA and am excited to have just completed a dual Certificate IV in Training and Assessment together with Small Business Management. I'm looking forward to the next part of my journey :D
Natarsha Tyson
Natarsha Tyson
2017-04-05T02:59:58+0000
Jamal Carab
Jamal Carab
2017-04-03T11:28:13+0000
I recently completed a CertIV in training and assessment and business management and couldn't recommend ATA enough. Trainers all very helpful with any question. It was a new challenge for me as I hadn't undertaken a course above Cert III before and am happy with how I went and greatful for the support I received from ATA. Thanks and I looking for my next area of interest you offer.
Scott Campbell
Scott Campbell
2017-03-26T09:14:02+0000
Recently completed Cert 2 &3 in Security teachers were awesome class was fun would highly recommend
Ellen Mcleod
Ellen Mcleod
2017-03-21T04:41:09+0000
Awesome flexibility and knowledge the the trainer (Chris) also made the course very enjoyable. Would recommend and will recommended to anyone interested in security. 11/10
Jarren Cross
Jarren Cross
2017-03-19T05:06:06+0000
I completed cert 2 & 3 security operations Jan Feb this year I have recommended others to train with asset & i will be going back for more training. Go for it people.
Michael Benson
Michael Benson
2017-03-01T03:15:23+0000
I have just decided to make a career changes and booked in and did the Cert 2 and Cert 3 in security. We had James the first week and then Kevin, both of these trainers were excellent and knew what they were talking about plus any help required if we needed it along with humour. I will be going to do my aviation screening course on 30th Jan and have already applied to ISS and MSS but they need my license no so as soon as that is acquired and before will be looking for jobs. I thoroughly recommend females to book in and try this course out as we are needed in the security areas too.
Denise McDougall Long
Denise McDougall Long
2017-01-21T06:24:04+0000
Blaze Komicioski Najdovski
Blaze Komicioski Najdovski
2016-08-24T00:56:12+0000
Tim Cooke
Tim Cooke
2016-08-15T01:03:27+0000
Rama Krishna Reddy Valluri
Rama Krishna Reddy Valluri
2016-06-10T07:38:04+0000
I am not in the habit of writing reviews normally however I have been dealing with Brooke Shellback regarding RPL and other training matters and have to say I have never dealt with anyone so helpful and quick to action requests for information. Brooke provided the "go to" person that you seek in an organisation to actually get things done and professionalism is a refreshing find. Asset Training Australia presumably know how well served they are by Brooke but if not I hope this helps. Regards Graham Matthews
Graham Matthews
Graham Matthews
2016-06-03T03:19:08+0000
Having worked in training for 20+ years, I recently completed RPL for Associate Diploma's through Asset Training and was incredibly impressed with the professional approach they took and the excellent communication about every stage of the process. A particular thanks to Brooke for her patience with my questions and emails and I would highly recommend them to anyone looking to up skill or go through the RPL process.
Pete Brace
Pete Brace
2016-05-23T05:53:33+0000
Vesna Kitanovska
Vesna Kitanovska
2016-03-19T05:59:03+0000
Best place to go to re-new your security Licence go to the North Lakes office & ask for James .
Jason O'keeffe
Jason O'keeffe
2016-02-11T06:42:37+0000
Chris Johnson
Chris Johnson
2015-11-14T07:15:15+0000
Great quality training from highly experienced trainers
Anthony Carlon
Anthony Carlon
2015-11-05T09:20:12+0000
I recently completed my Certificate II in security operations and Batons & Handcuffs licence at North Lakes led by James Hickey. He was a knowledgeable and all-round fantastic teacher. I was very impressed by the ease of signing up and completing my courses, and I would like to thank you all for guiding me on my career path.
Stephanie Lynette Horsley
Stephanie Lynette Horsley
2015-10-25T11:29:46+0000
Just completed a cert 2& 3 in Security Operations, It was fantastic! James was our trainer for the course and he was very helpful, fairly well knowledgeable with what he was teaching and made sense of confusion by using real world scenarios. Couldnt ask for better! Keep it up guys :)
Danny J. Silby
Danny J. Silby
2015-09-27T04:01:41+0000
Kyle Terra Nova
Kyle Terra Nova
2015-09-09T05:46:40+0000
Ben Kelly
Ben Kelly
2015-07-06T06:11:25+0000
Kayla England
Kayla England
2015-07-05T13:20:00+0000
SaiFo Almsalawi
SaiFo Almsalawi
2015-07-01T16:00:15+0000
Wesley Fee Pennings
Wesley Fee Pennings
2015-05-28T01:38:22+0000
Had a brilliant time doing my cert 2 and 3 in security. Craig is an exceptional teacher and i will have to come back for more courses.
Dwayne Million
Dwayne Million
2015-04-24T01:51:05+0000
I have just finished the 2 courses (Cert 2 & Cert 3 in Security Operations) and that was delivered across 2 weeks and the staff, trainer and training was fantastic. I would highly recommend Asset Training Australia and the Townsville instructor Dave Powell for any security industry training in the future. Dave was very good at making the instructions interesting and it was very well delivered. I felt that I actually learnt and retained the information and also understood all that was being discussed, Dave has a lot of security industry knowledge and it shows. I will be doing more courses here with Asset Training Australia – Townsville in the future, a very big thanks to Dave for an exciting course and to Renee for all of the help that was given to me as well, thanks heaps.
BenJamin Howie
BenJamin Howie
2015-04-14T01:43:20+0000
Very enjoyable and informative course, ian, kim and paul all had a very sound knowledge of the industry which made learning from them easy. They were always open to answer any questions and help out wherever needed. Thanks guys!
Brenton Turnbull
Brenton Turnbull
2015-02-27T02:38:21+0000
When I missed my Weapons renewal (financial reasons) other organizations were trying to make me do the entire weapons course again as the certificates had run their time, But Mark gave me RPL for no cost and got my weapons license back again....thanks Mark, your company is awesome, your trainers are awesome and your tea and biscuits are awesome.......
Mal McAuliffe
Mal McAuliffe
2015-02-18T06:20:11+0000
Caden Wardle
Caden Wardle
2015-02-14T14:10:01+0000
Alphonse Tatuava
Alphonse Tatuava
2015-02-14T11:50:23+0000
Firstly, I wish to commend Trainers James & Craig on their communication, knowledge, and professionalism throughout the entirety on Firearms & Defensive Tactics. In my opinion their outstanding work ethic is an invaluable asset toward students and Asset Training Australia. I have nothing but admiration and praise for both James and Craig, and I would not hesitate to recommend my family, friends or colleagues to attend their classroom.
James Jw
James Jw
2015-02-14T10:27:59+0000
Terence Greaves
Terence Greaves
2015-02-12T00:20:26+0000
Brooke Shellback
Brooke Shellback
2015-02-04T00:39:42+0000
Jay James L
Jay James L
2015-01-24T05:32:02+0000
Craig Tyson
Craig Tyson
2015-01-01T06:40:34+0000
Steve Murphy
Steve Murphy
2014-12-21T05:53:08+0000
Excellent trainers. Great prices
Adam Stifanic
Adam Stifanic
2014-10-17T10:58:24+0000
Janelle Hurrell
Janelle Hurrell
2014-10-16T04:13:25+0000
Steph Bourman
Steph Bourman
2014-08-05T18:31:29+0000
Jaie Makepeace
Jaie Makepeace
2014-05-21T10:17:01+0000
Had the best Shooting Experience with the Asset team... I wanna do that again!!!
Tracey Sneesby
Tracey Sneesby
2014-05-12T22:53:46+0000
Lindsay Foster
Lindsay Foster
2014-04-13T08:29:43+0000
Hey just loved the cert 3 in security operation training I have just conducted last week Can't wait to conduct further training
Greg Baker
Greg Baker
2014-01-24T21:51:21+0000
David Gillett
David Gillett
2014-01-21T07:05:53+0000
Mark Costello
Mark Costello
2013-12-07T08:13:25+0000
Andy Tesch
Andy Tesch
2013-11-23T04:44:41+0000
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Daniel Alexandria Stone
2013-11-06T22:52:28+0000
Brendan Lalot
Brendan Lalot
2013-11-06T00:51:26+0000
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Brock Woodruff
2013-11-02T09:14:01+0000
Darren Friend
Darren Friend
2013-11-01T13:24:39+0000
Rene Grosse
Rene Grosse
2013-10-28T09:09:58+0000
Daniel Oschmanns
Daniel Oschmanns
2013-10-26T11:15:17+0000
Daniel Kenneth Smith
Daniel Kenneth Smith
2013-10-24T04:27:54+0000
Darrin Thomas
Darrin Thomas
2013-10-20T18:43:20+0000
Doug White
Doug White
2013-10-20T06:02:39+0000
Brett Lynch
Brett Lynch
2013-10-14T08:28:02+0000
Josh Douglas Stenner
Josh Douglas Stenner
2013-10-13T13:03:29+0000
Annette May
Annette May
2013-10-10T12:34:22+0000
Brendan Coulston
Brendan Coulston
2013-10-03T23:02:30+0000
Belinda Willis
Belinda Willis
2013-09-29T03:47:47+0000
Shasha Zee
Shasha Zee
2013-09-15T00:32:53+0000
Matthew Maltry
Matthew Maltry
2013-09-12T03:18:39+0000
Neal Richard Costello
Neal Richard Costello
2013-09-02T16:23:22+0000
Mitchell Crawford
Mitchell Crawford
2013-08-15T15:21:22+0000
Luke Wakeham
Luke Wakeham
2013-07-24T11:52:27+0000
Natasha Baro
Natasha Baro
2013-07-22T14:55:01+0000
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