Certificate II in Security Operations

Course Overview

This course is designed to provide participants with the entry-level skills necessary to help them into a position in the security industry. This course will gain you considerable knowledge and practical skills that is a requirement to work as a security officer in places such as building sites, events, hotels, hospitals, shopping centres, nightclubs and more. Practical skills are gained through a combination of theory and defence restraints and techniques, class role plays and practical training.






Ten days
(including First Aid)

Start dates

Once a month in Darwin and Gold Coast

Course Breakdown

Core Units


Apply effective communication skills to maintain security


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


Apply WHS, emergency response and evacuation procedures to maintain security


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


Provide quality services to a range of security clients


Protect self and others using basic defensive techniques


Patrol premises to monitor property and maintain security


Screen people, personal effects and items to maintain security


Monitor and control access and exit of persons and vehicles from premise


Monitor and control individual and crowd behaviour to maintain security


Apply security procedures to manage intoxicated persons


Apply security procedures to remove persons from premises


Escort and protect persons and valuables


Provide first aid

Career Outcomes

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for a licence, participants must:
  • Be 18 years or older
  • Undergo a criminal history check
  • Pass the required training course.
It is a requirement for this course that students must have good verbal and written English skills. Students will be assessed for language, literacy and numeracy ability upon enrolment. A criminal history check is one of the requirements when applying for a Security Licence. It is the responsibility of each participant to check their eligibility prior to booking into this course.

Recognition of Prior Learning

You can apply for RPL if you have the knowledge and skills gained through work, formal study, volunteering, informal or formal training, social activities or general life experiences. If you feel that you may qualify for RPL, please contact our office for further information about the process to demonstrate your experience and knowledge.

Course Fees


(This includes $400.00 non-refundable enrolment fee)

Payment Plans

An enrolment fee of $400.00 (non refundable) is required upon enrolment to secure a course placement. The remaining course fees ($590.00) is to be paid in full prior to course commencement. We accept payments via VISA, MasterCard or bank deposit. This price includes all study manuals and materials and the first aid course. We will also be offering SITHFAB002 Provide Responsible service of alcohol (RSA) free of charge for those wishing to obtain this Statement of Attainment. The qualification will not be awarded until all payments are received.