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What does a Security Consultant do?

A Security Consultant provides advice and assistance to organisations needing to improve their security systems. You might be employed as a Security Supervisor for a business or you may be hired as an external consultant. Security Consultants identify current risks and threats and offer advice on security solutions. You may also design a security system to meet specific needs.

Security Consultants need to have a strong understanding of the security issues facing a range of industries. You’ll need to be aware of the security systems available and be able to communicate your ideas to clients. Security Consultants need to have strong attention to detail and good problem solving abilities.

Security Consultant Courses

There are 4 courses available for people who want to become a Security Consultant.

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FAQs

How much does a Security Consultant earn?

In Australia, a full time Security Consultant generally earns $1,450 per week ($75,400 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for a Security Consultant?

There has been an increase in employment numbers in the security industry in recent years. There are currently 1,100 people employed as a Security Consultant in Australia compared to 870 five years ago. Security Consultants may find work across all regions of Australia.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a Security Consultant?

A Certificate IV in Security and Risk Management is a good qualification if you’re planning a career as a Security Consultant. This course will explore topics such as identifying and assessing risks and threats and advising on security needs. You could also consider a Certificate IV in Security Management or a Certificate IV in Security Risk Analysis.

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within border security & customs and security. Click on the occupation for information on the course you should enrol in to start your journey.

Sourced from The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training and MySkills.gov.au.