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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

This course is 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.

This course 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, you will be awarded a Certificate III in Security Operations (Existing Worker) (CPP30411).

Once you have received your certificate you can then apply to the Office of Fair Trading for the following functions to be added to your Class 1 Security Providers Licence:

  • Cash-in-Transit; and
  • Bodyguard.

Entry Requirements

In order for you to enter this course you 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. Please note, we are unable to train international students or participants on a student visa.

You will require basic English language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills to read and understand organisational policies and procedures, write reports and communicate with others in plain English.

You will be required to undertake an Online LLN ASSESSMENT prior to commencing enrolment in this course.

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Units of Competency

This course includes a total of 14 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.

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 or cost for this course. If you have not previously completed these units, please contact us.

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.

Delivery Locations

  • North Lakes, QLD
  • Spring Hill, QLD
  • Logan, QLD
  • Townsville, QLD
  • Rockhampton, QLD
  • Gympie, QLD
  • Burleigh Waters, QLD
  • Toowoomba, QLD

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:

Licensing Requirements

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 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

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

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Course Fees

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

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

Click here for Co-Contribution Fee Breakdown

You can Apply Online Now for the government funded course.
You can also complete your application at one of our office locations. Call us now on 1300 731 602 to schedule a time.

Payment Plans may be available


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