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Certificate II in Security Operations

Quick Facts:

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In this Program:

  • Develop job ready skills for the security industry.
  • You will learn to understand verbal and non-verbal communication.
  • Gain strategies for positive proactive thinking.
  • Understand legal obligations
  • Hands on experience with the guidance of our qualified teachers.
  • Learn in a positive atmosphere and have access to state-of-the-art facilities.

We will teach you practical skills in areas of:

  • Protect self and others using basic defensive techniques
  • Monitor and control individual and crowd to behaviour to maintain security
  • Apply security procedures to manage intoxicated persons
  • Escort and protect persons and valuables

Plus more!


EXTRA practical components

  • Defensive Tactics
  • Corporate Day
    - Correct dress
    - Bearing for an interview
    - Formulating industry specific resume


Your Career:

  • Security Officer
  • Unarmed Guard
  • Crowd Controller


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We also offer the CPP20218 Certificate II in Security Operations CRICOS Code: 102974H for international students. 

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Meet Your Trainer - Ron Dawson

Ron started his career thirty years ago in New Zealand. Work comprised of Hotels, Clubs and licensed venues – as well as concerts and Auckland’s SKYCITY Casino.


He has worked across the many facets of the security spectrum - as a crowd controller, security guard, (unarmed and armed) Cash in Transit (included three years with the state security investigations unit) and close protection detail assignments.


He has been involved in the security operational training space for his whole career, as a principal trainer at both Complex and ISTA. Facilitating theory and practical modules of competency from critical thinking, communication to tactical aspects of operating in a shifting, ever-changing industry.

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Learn more about Ron

from his LinkedIn

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Program Details

  • Program Code & Title

    CPP20218 Certificate II in Security Operations

  • Subjects

    The CPP20218 Certificate II in Security Operations requires 14 Subjects consisting of fourteen (14) core units. 


    Core Subjects:

    CPPSEC2101 - Apply effective communication skills to maintain security

    CPPSEC2102 - Apply legal and procedural requirements to work effectively within a security team

    CPPSEC2103 - Apply WHS, emergency response and evacuation procedures to maintain security

    CPPSEC2104 - Apply risk assessment to select and carry out response to security risk situations

    CPPSEC2105 - Provide quality services to a range of security clients

    CPPSEC2106 - Protect self and others using basic defensive techniques

    CPPSEC2107 - Patrol premises to monitor property and maintain security

    CPPSEC2108 - Screen people, personal effects and items to maintain security

    CPPSEC2109 - Monitor and control access and exit of persons and vehicles from premises

    CPPSEC2110 - Monitor and control individual and crowd behaviour to maintain security

    CPPSEC2111 - Apply security procedures to manage intoxicated persons

    CPPSEC2112 - Apply security procedures to remove persons from premises

    CPPSEC2113 - Escort and protect persons and valuables

    HLTAID011 - Provide first aid


    Credit Transfer and RPL offered for the eligible learners.

  • Entry Requirements

    • Age: must be 18 years or over
    • Have lived in Australia for 12 months
    • Students are required to undertake a Pre-Training Review and a Language Literacy, Numeracy and Digital Literacy Assessment. These will assist with determining suitability and relevance into course entry and identification of any support needs
  • Assessment

    Assessment methods may include:

    • Demonstration/Presentation/ On Site observation
    • Questioning / Written assessment task
    • Research assignment / Project / Portfolio
    • Role Play/Case Study
    • Simulated Environment
  • Duration and Intensity

    Estimated duration: 

    • 20 days or
    • 40 nights or
    • 10 weekends 
  • Delivery Mode

    TMG College Australia provides the following delivery options: 

    Facilitator Led Virtual Online classes

    Face to Face Training

    In person Classroom Based training delivered at TMG College Australia sites. Face to Face delivery includes both theory and practical activities.


    Offsite Training 

    TMG College Australia can deliver training and undertake assessments using facilities at a Students Workplace, or in a Mobile Manner (e.g. delivery at a regional/remote location for a specific period or for a specific training course).  

    Mixed Mode Training

    A combination of various delivery modes. Also known as "Mixed Delivery" or "Blended Learning". This includes Virtual, Face to Face and Workplace Based.  

  • Pathways

    Students who successfully complete this program may undertake: 

    • CPP31318 Certificate III in Security
  • Your Career

    This course provides you with the skills and knowledge to undertake job roles such as:

    • Security Officer
    • Unarmed Guard
    • Crowd Controller
  • Fees & Eligibility

    Enrolment Fees:

    Fee For Service - $1,195.00

    The student tuition fees published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. 

  • Locations

    This qualification is available in the following regions:

    • Melbourne CBD


  • Upcoming Classes

    TMG College Australia

  • Credit Transfer

    We provide Credit Transfer with agreed and consistent credit outcomes for components of qualification if the CT request is equivalent in content and learning outcomes with TMG's matched qualifications.

  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

    We provide Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where student work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL result is subject to the quality and amount of the evidence submitted by the Student to TMG.