CPP20218 Certificate II in Security Operations

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Course Overview

Become a licensed security guard (unarmed) with the Certificate II in Security Operations (CPP20218). Over 6 months of part-time study (including 8 days of face-to-face training) you will learn how to provide security services for a range of clients while protecting yourself, patrons, and the general public. The course covers: first aid, basic self defence, screening people and personal effects, conducting patrols, crowd control, managing intoxicated people, removing persons from premises.

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Nationally recognised training

Average duration

6 months


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
CCTV Operator$1,050 weekly pay
Security Guard$1,050 weekly pay
Security Officer$1,050 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Customs and Border Protection Officer$1,250 weekly pay
Security Consultant$1,450 weekly pay
Security Manager$1,550 weekly pay

Please note that weekly pay figures are estimates only of what you could possibly earn.

Government Funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the CPP20218 Certificate II in Security Operations. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in. There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding.

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Benefits of Nationally Recognised Training

This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

Payment Options

Course providers may offer flexible payment options for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront.

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Global Institute of Education
Online / On Campus