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Certificate III in Security Operations (Existing Worker)

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CPP30411 Certificate III in Security Operations (Existing Worker)
Security Officer (Cash-in-Transit) + Bodyguard + Security Supervisor

For those who hold a current Security Providers Licence and wish to add Bodyguard and Cash-in-Transit as functions to their licence. 

Our CPP30411 Certificate III in Security Operations (Existing Worker) qualification builds on the foundation knowledge and skills developed while undertaking the Certificate II qualification or while working in the security industry.

Asset College’s CPP30411 Certificate III in Security Operations (Existing Worker) addresses communication skills, workplace safety, organisational skills, workplace relationships, customer service and incident reporting.

It addresses subjects more comprehensively and includes specialised training to allow for the addition of the following functions on your Class 1 Security Providers Licence:

  • Bodyguard
  • Cash-in-Transit

Government funding for CPP30411 Certificate III in Security Operations (Existing Worker) is available for eligible participants under the Certificate 3 Guarantee Program. For more information and eligibility requirements, please click here.

Course Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, a Certificate III in Security Operations (Existing Worker) (CPP30411) qualification will be awarded.

Participants can then apply to the Office of Fair Trading for a Class 1 Security Providers Licence with the licence functions:

  • Cash-in-Transit; and
  • Bodyguard


Entry Requirements

Participants must:

  • Have completed CPP20212 Certificate II in Security Operations, Week 1 of the CPP30411 Certificate III in Security Operations (New Worker) or hold a current QLD Security Providers Licence
  • 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

Participants must display sufficient language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills required to read and understand organisational policies and procedures, write reports and communicate with others in plain English.

Prior to enrolment participants may choose to undertake an LLN assessment.

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Note: This course can be completed in conjunction with the CPP20212 Certificate II in Security Operations qualification for new entrants to the industry. 

Units of Competency

The Certificate III in Security Operations (Existing Worker) includes a total of 14 units.

CPP30411 Certificate III in Security Operations (Existing Worker)

Core Units

  • BSBFLM303C Contribute to effective workplace relationships
  • BSBWOR301A Organise personal work priorities and development
  • CPPSEC3001A Maintain workplace safety in the security industry
  • CPPSEC3002A Manage conflict through negotiation*
  • CPPSEC3003A Determine response to security risk situation*
  • CPPSEC3005A Prepare and present security documentation and reports
  • CPPSEC3006A Coordinate a quality security service to customers
  • CPPSEC3007A Maintain security of environment

Elective Units

  • CPPSEC3004A Lead small teams in the security industry
  • CPPSEC3017A Plan and conduct evacuation of premises
  • CPPSEC3018A Provide for the safety of persons at risk
  • CPPSEC3050A Load and unload cash in transit in an unsecured environment
  • CPPSEC3051A Implement cash-in-transit security procedures
  • CPPSEC3052A Inspect and test cash-in-transit security equipment

* Participants will receive a credit transfer for these units from their Crowd Controller Statement of Attainment; they are not included in the delivery time/cost for this course. If they have not previously been completed please advise your trainer before commencing.

Delivery Options

This course is delivered face-to-face over two weeks (10 days) and is supported by a self-paced assessment workbook.

The program incorporates a combination of theory and practice through presentations, group discussions, role plays and self-paced learning to ensure you get the most out of it.

Participants who have already completed two or more of the licensing skill sets (Crowd Controller, Bodyguard, Monitoring, Cash-in-Transit, Firearms, Batons/Handcuffs, Dog patrol) may receive additional credits and be eligible to undertake a customised version of this qualification for a reduced course fee.

Asset College does not offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) on courses with industry licensing outcomes.

Course is only available at our QLD offices. Please contact us for information about courses in other states.



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.

The Security Providers Act 1993 requires individuals who hold Crowd Controller and Bodyguard licence functions to undertake refresher training every 3 years. All security providers are required to maintain a current First Aid certificate.

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.

Free Career Information Sessions

If you’re still undecided about undertaking a career in security, students can register for a free career information session at one of our offices.

These are complimentary and are run every week!
North Lakes – 10am Tuesdays
Spring Hill – 10am Thursdays
Toowoomba, Gold Coast, Logan, Rockhampton – By appointment

Want to reserve a spot? Book now.

Employment Support (Asset Recruiting)

ASSET 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

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Course Fees

Eligible students in Queensland may receive government subsidised training under the Certificate 3 Guarantee program.

Certificate 3 Guarantee Funded Co-Contribution Fees

Concession $14
Non-Concession $42

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Payment Plans available

Course fees vary depending on the location and delivery mode of the course.


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