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Security Officer (Monitoring)

Want to work in control rooms and monitor CCTV? This Monitoring skills set will help you do just that!

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Monitoring Centre/Control Room Operator
Upgrade for participants with a Security Officer (Unarmed) licence

For those wanting to add Monitoring as a function to their current Security Providers Licence.

Interested in up-skilling in the security industry? Do you have an interest in working with CCTV? Then monitoring is for you! Learn how to work within a control room providing exceptional service and secure yourself an exciting new career.

If you have never held a Security Providers Licence, please see our Certificate II in Security Operations course.


Course Outcomes

A Monitoring Statement of Attainment will be awarded upon successful completion of this course.

Successful participants may then apply to the Office of Fair Trading and add the Monitoring function to their Class 1 Security Providers Licence. This function allows the licensee to undertake the following roles:

Entry Requirements

Participants must:

  • Have completed a minimum Certificate II in Security Operations or hold a current QLD Security Providers Licence
  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Have had no criminal convictions in previous 10 years
    Note; driving offences (e.g. speeding, drink driving, etc.) are not normally disqualifying offences.
  • Be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold an appropriate Visa to work within the Security Industry in Queensland.

Participants must display sufficient language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills 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.

Find out your LLN level now!

Units of Competency

This skill set is based on the licensing requirements for a QLD Security Providers Licence.

Security Officer (Monitoring) Skill Set

  • CPPSEC2018A Monitor electronic reporting facility
  • CPPSEC3020A Monitor security from control room

Delivery Options

This course is delivered face-to-face in one day (eight hours) plus online study will be required.

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.


After completing this course, there are a number of additional courses that participants can undertake with Asset College to further their qualifications and employment opportunities. Some examples include:


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.

The Security Providers Act 1993 requires individuals who hold the Monitoring licence function to undertake refresher training every three years. All security providers are required to maintain a current First Aid certificate.

Free Career Information Session

If you’re still undecided about undertaking a career in security, you can register for a free career information session at either our North Lakes or Spring Hill office!

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

Want to reserve a spot? Book now.

Course Fees

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



“I would like to take a moment to say a big thank you to all of the Asset College staff in North Lakes. You guys rock!”

Jeremy Forlong

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