Certificate III in Immigration Detention Operations

Start a career protecting vulnerable persons in immigration detention with this Certificate III.

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CSC30222 Certificate III in Immigration Detention Operations

We are not currently accepting enrolments into this course. To be added to the waitlist for future courses, please enquire here. 

The Certificate III in Immigration Detention Operations provides you with the knowledge you need to work for the Commonwealth or the service provider to provide immigration detention services under the Migration Act (Cth).

It allows for the attainment of competencies to work effectively with people in immigration detention to ensure their safety and security.

Course Outcomes

One course offers many courses of action and pathways for you.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Certificate III in Immigration Detention Operations (CSC30222).

This qualification is suited to the following job roles:

  • Immigration Detention Officer
  • Immigration Detention Administration Officer

Entry Requirements

What do I need before I start?

There are no formal prerequisite units required for entry into this course.

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

Before commencing this course, you will be required to undertake an Online LLN ASSESSMENT.

If you are completing the course via an online or RPL delivery mode, you will need access to a computer with word processing, PDF reader capabilities and an internet connection.

Please be advised we are unable to train students on a student visa. You must find a CRICOS registered training provider.

What will I need to provide to enrol?

  • Enrolment Form
  • USI
  • Photo Identification
  • Completion of LLN assessment
  • Payment

Units of Competency

To complete this course you must demonstrate competency in a total of 16 units.

Core Units

  • CSCIDO001 Protect the safety and welfare of people in immigration detention
  • CSCIDO002 Supervise people in immigration detention
  • CSCORG028 Work effectively with culturally diverse offenders and colleagues
  • CSCORG043 Communicate effectively
  • CSCORG050 Prepare and write reports
  • CSCSAS025 Contain incidents that jeopardise safety and security
  • CSCSAS028 Maintain security
  • CSCWHS004 Use safe work practices

Elective Units*

  • CSCORG029 Conduct interviews
  • CSCSAS027 Maintain operational security
  • CSCSAS026 Control incidents using defensive tactics
  • CSCSAS024 Manage conflict through negotiation
  • CSCSAS022 Conduct searches
  • CSCTRA005 Maintain security during escort
  • CSCSAS023 Support a response to medical emergencies

You can view the full list of units available to study within this qualification on training.gov.au.

Delivery Options

We are not currently accepting enrolments into this course. To be added to the waitlist for future courses, please enquire here. 


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“My trainer was amazing, inspiring and engaging. I would highly recommend him to anyone who wishes to do this course. The college was supportive when I needed extra assistance with some of the course content as well.”

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