Security
Certificate III in Security Operations

course
DURATION: 6 Months
COURSE FEE: $499
STUDENTS ENROLLED: 5
REVIEWS: 0
OUTCOME: Qualification
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LIST OF COMPETENCIES

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to gather information and maintain effective working relationships and networks, with particular regard to communication and representation.

Frontline managers have a key role in contributing to efficient and effective work teams within the context of the organisation. They play a prominent part in motivating, mentoring, coaching and developing team cohesion through providing leadership for the team and forming the bridge between the management of the organisation and the team members.

At this level, work will normally be carried out within known routines, methods and procedures which require the exercise of some discretion and judgement.

 

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to organise own work schedules, to monitor and obtain feedback on work performance, and to maintain required levels of competence. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to maintain Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) policies and procedures to ensure the safety of self and others in a security work environment. It requires the ability to monitor risk controls and support OHS awareness and training processes.

This unit may form part of the licensing requirements for persons engaged in security operations in those states and territories where these are regulated activities.

This unit of competency has wide application in a range of work roles in the security industry. Work is performed under limited supervision and competency requires judgement and decision-making. The knowledge and skills described in this unit are to be applied within relevant legislative and organisational guidelines.

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to use effective communication techniques to manage a conflict situation. It requires the ability to assess security risk situations, accurately receive, interpret and relay information, adapt communication styles and techniques to varying social and cultural environments, and evaluate responses.

This unit may form part of the licensing requirements for persons engaged in security operations in those states and territories where these are regulated activities.

This unit of competency has wide application in the security industry in those rolesinvolving operational activities. Competency requires legal and operational knowledgeapplicable to relevant sectors of the security industry. The knowledge and skillsdescribed in this unit are to be applied within relevant legislative and organisationalguidelines.

At the completion of this unit you will have skills and knowledge to assess conflict,negotiate resolution and evaluate conflict response.

You will have the ability during a security risk situation to interpret and comply with legaland procedural requirements, select response options which are most effective for theobjective, review conflict management strategies and make adjustments according tochanging circumstances, use communication techniques to give clear and accurateinformation in a form which is preferred and understood by the receiver and usenegotiation techniques to defuse and resolve conflict.

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to determine an appropriateresponse to a security risk situation. It requires the ability to analyse the nature anddegree of risk and determine response options according to changing circumstances.This unit may form part of the licensing requirements for persons engaged in guardingoperations in those states and territories where these are regulated activities.

This unit of competency has application in those work roles involving guarding in asecurity environment. Competency requires legal and operational knowledge applicableto relevant sectors of the security industry. The knowledge and skills described in thisunit are to be applied within relevant legislative and organisational guidelines.

At the completion of this unit you will have skills and knowledge to Identify security risksituations, Assess security risk situation and Determine response options.

You will have the ability to determine the correct response options which are mosteffective for the security risk situation, determine the response options within specifiedlegal and strategic limits, identify current and potential risk factors and their impact onthe security risk situation, interpret and comply with legal and procedural requirementsincluding licensing requirements, review and adjust response strategies to meetchanging circumstances and use appropriate communication modes and terminology toreceive and convey information.

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to plan, organise and present documentation in required formats appropriate for use in the security industry. It requires the ability to gather information by factual or surveillance methods, evaluate the quality of information and data, prepare and review drafts, and present final reports and documentation. This unit may form part of the licensing requirements for persons engaged in security operations in those states and territories where these are regulated activities.

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to plan, organise and monitor a small team to achieve designated outcomes in a security context. It requires the ability to allocate duties and schedule rosters, set and maintain team and individual performance standards, facilitate open communication and resolve individual or team concerns. It also requires the ability to coordinate and facilitate team development and team performance. This unit may form part of the licensing requirements for persons involved in specific security activities in those states and territories where these are regulated activities.

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to maintain the safety andsecurity of premises. It requires the ability to communicate effectively, maintainoperational safety and respond appropriately to security risk situations.

This unit may form part of the licensing requirements for persons engaged in securityoperations in those states and territories where these are regulated activities.

This unit of competency has wide application in the security industry in those rolesinvolving operational activities. Competency requires legal and operational knowledgeapplicable to relevant sectors of the security industry. The knowledge and skillsdescribed in this unit are to be applied within relevant legislative and organisationalguidelines.

At the completion of this unit you will have skills and knowledge to Maintain effectiverelations, Maintain operational safety and Respond to security risks.

You will have the ability to identify and assess all factors which might impact on thesafety and security of persons and property, formulate and implement appropriateresponses or contingency measures to maintain security, systematically monitor securityactivities and varying operational plans as required to meet changing circumstances andmaximize the safety and protection of people involved in incidents while carrying outresponse activities.

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to select and applyappropriate empty hand techniques. It requires the ability to use force incircumstances where there is a risk to safety of self and others. Competency alsorequires knowledge of the procedures for conducting an arrest.

 This unit may form part of the licensing and legal requirements for the use of emptyhand techniques and tactical force procedures by persons working in the securityindustry in those states and territories where these are regulated activities.

 This unit of competency has wide application in the security industry in those rolesproviding guarding and personal protection activities. Competency requires legal andoperational knowledge applicable to relevant sectors of the security industry. Theknowledge and skills described in this unit are to be applied within relevant legislativeand organisational guidelines.

 At the completion of this unit you will have skills and knowledge to identify the need to use empty hand techniques, apply defensive techniques, isolate subject andevaluate response.

 You will have the ability to apply appropriate use of force according to the nature ofthe threat without harm to the subject, apply empty hand techniques that avoid vitalareas of the body, identify current and potential risk factors which might impact onthe safety and security of self and others and implementing appropriate responsemeasures, use effective communication techniques to provide warnings and cleardirections to subject, and conduct basic negotiation to defuse conflict in a mannerwhich engages minority groups, react in a timely manner to the application andtermination of force and selecting response options within specified legal andstrategic limits.

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to monitor and manage the access and exit of persons and vehicles from premises. It requires the ability to manage people, inspect baggage and vehicles, and manage vehicular traffic.


This unit may form part of the licensing requirements for persons engaged in security operations in those states and territories where these are regulated activities.

Elective Unit of Competency

CPPSEC2014A Operate Basic Security Equipment

 

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to operate a range of basic security equipment. It requires knowledge of the functions required to operate equipment and conduct routine maintenance, as well as to report faults and document information.

 

This unit may form part of the licensing requirements for persons who operate basic security equipment in those states and territories where these are regulated activities. In order to prepare for your assessment of this unit of competency you must read and understand the subject matter relevant to the unit and also develop and gain an understanding of the principles of security and risk management by reading and researching the recommended texts. It is recommended that you extend your preparation to appropriate websites, industry journals and forums.

 

How to approach Online Learning & Assessment

 

1. Read the relevant sections of the Learner guide.

2. Read relevant Handouts (powerpoint presentation & videos) from the section below.

3. Read all of the questions for this unit of competency before attempting (Each wrong answer will be recorded).

4. Answer all the questions for this unit of competency. Keep in mind you are studying a Nationally Recognised Certificate II qualification. Your answers must reflect the depth of knowledge and understanding expected of a person who can work under supervision and demonstrate a level of judgement and decision-making.

5. You must confirm that answers to the questions you submit are all your own work and completed without assistance. You will have to attend practical assessment session in one of our centers and your knowledge and skills will be tested during these sessions.

6. All questions and tasks must be correct and you need to be succesful in practical demonstration assessment to be deemed competent.

7. If you have any problems please feel free to contact us as we are more than happy to assist you.

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to maintain the security of premises and property. It requires the ability to conduct security patrols for a range of sites as a component of a complete zone, and the ability to respond to alarm activations as well as to conduct risk assessment to identify abnormal safety or security concerns.

 

This unit may form part of the licensing requirements for persons engaged in security operations in those states and territories where these are regulated activities. In order to prepare for your assessment of this unit of competency you must read and understand the subject matter relevant to the unit and also develop and gain an understanding of the principles of security and risk management by reading and researching the recommended texts. It is recommended that you extend your preparation to appropriate websites, industry journals and forums.

 

How to approach Online Learning & Assessment

 

1. Read the relevant sections of the Learner guide.

2. Read relevant Handouts (powerpoint presentation & videos) from the section below.

3. Read all of the questions for this unit of competency before attempting (Each wrong answer will be recorded).

4. Answer all the questions for this unit of competency. Keep in mind you are studying a Nationally Recognised Certificate II qualification. Your answers must reflect the depth of knowledge and understanding expected of a person who can work under supervision and demonstrate a level of judgement and decision-making.

5. You must confirm that answers to the questions you submit are all your own work and completed without assistance. You will have to attend practical assessment session in one of our centers and your knowledge and skills will be tested during these sessions.

6. All questions and tasks must be correct and you need to be succesful in practical demonstration assessment to be deemed competent.

7. If you have any problems please feel free to contact us as we are more than happy to assist you.

 

Refer the following material before attempting your assessments