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CPP31318 Certificate III in Security Operations (Screening / Baton & Handcuffs)


The CPP31318 Certificate III in Security Operations (Screening and Baton & Handcuffs) course is the direct pathway for students who have completed the CPP20218 course and have a valid security licence.

Majority of security organizations will require and appreciate the qualification of a Certificate III in Security Operations as a mandatory part of their employment requirements because it is an extension of your knowledge in additional fields for example, Screening people at checkpoints and determining a response to security risk situations using baton and handcuffs. These are the critical components to the course and on the job.

The above will definitely broaden your career pathway and increase your opportunity of applying for higher skilled security positions. This qualification is definitely an employment attraction.

What employment opportunities will students have?

Working as a Control Room Operator, Screening Officer or Patrol Guard in any of the following environments:

  • Airports / Seaports
  • Freight Security
  • Government Courts
  • Hotels and Casino's
  • Mobile Patrol
  • Gate House Security
  • Monitoring / Control Room Centres

Course Duration

The Certificate III in Security Operations (Screening and Baton & Handcuffs) course will consist of 23 days full-time attendance Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 5.30pm. Evening classes will run for 48 nights Monday to Friday from 6.00pm to 10.00pm.

All TAT instructors are fully recognised by the Licensing and Regulation Division of Victoria Police. Further, they have years of proficiency and maintained current competency in security industry thus providing ongoing industry skills and knowledge to potential security officers.

What will students study?

The units of competence and nominal hours for completion are as follows:

CPP31318 Core Units

Subject Code Description
BSBFLM312 Contribute to team effectiveness
CPPSEC3105 Coordinate provision of quality security services to clients
CPPSEC3106 Gather, organise and present security information and documentation
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
CPPSEC3101 Manage conflict and security risks through negotiation
CPPSEC3102 Maintain operational safety and security of work environment
CPPSEC3103 Determine and implement response to security risk situation
CPPSEC3104 Coordinate monitoring and control of individual and crowd behaviour
CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
CPPSEC3124 Prepare and present evidence in court
PMAOMIR210 Control evacuation to muster point
CPPSEC3125 Implement security procedures to protect critical infrastructure and public assets

Additional Elective Units – Baton and Handcuffs

Subject Code Description
CPPSEC3110 Control persons using batons
CPPSEC3111 Restrain persons using handcuffs

Additional Elective Units – Checkpoint Screening

Subject Code Description
CPPSEC2108 Screen people, personal effects and items to maintain security
CPPSEC3128 Conduct security screening using walk-through metal detection equipment
CPPSEC3130 Conduct security screening using hand-held metal detectors
CPPSEC3129 Conduct security screening using explosive trace detection equipment
CPPSEC3127 Apply x-ray interpretation procedures

The Checkpoint Screening units are a skill set of the Certificate II/III in security operations.

How much will the course cost for Government Funded eligible students?

Students eligible for Government Subsidised Training as part of the Skills First Program for the Certificate III in Security Operations is only required to pay:

  • Skills First Program Eligible Concession $80 (including all workbooks) OR
  • Skills First Program Eligible Standard $400 (including all workbooks)
  • Please click here  for further information course prices for Skills First Program Eligible Students and Full Fee paying students.
  • Please click here Victorian Skills Gateway

How much will the course cost for a full fee paying student?

For full fee paying students the CPP31318 Certificate III in Security Operations course will cost $2200.00. A minimum deposit of $250.00 is required prior to course commencement.

How do l Enrol?

To enrol in this course you will need to attend in person to our Broadmeadows Office and complete an enrolment application together with a Pre-Training Review / Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) form.

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