Certificate III in Close Protection Operations (Release 2)



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Certificate III in Close Protection Operations (Release 2)


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This qualification reflects the part of a close security operative who is accountable for providing protection solutions to shield the safety and security of principals who can be celebs, political figures, very important person (VIPs) or other individuals needing close safety providers.

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Why study the CPP31418 Certificate III in Close Protection Operations?

CPP31418 Certificate III in Close Protection Operations is a program designed to prepare students for a successful career in close protection. With a focus on real-world scenarios and relevant contexts, this qualification equips you with the necessary skills to excel in this demanding field. By completing this program, you will gain practical knowledge that can be immediately applied, fostering a diverse and adaptable mindset. Developed by industry specialists and endorsed by sector bodies, the CPP31418 Certificate III in Close Protection Operations ensures that you are equipped with the practical expertise required to hit the ground running in organizations of all sizes. Whether you aspire to work in modest, medium, or large enterprises, this qualification will provide you with the necessary skills to excel. In today’s competitive job market, experience alone is no longer sufficient to stand out to potential employers. They seek evidence of professional proficiency through current formal qualifications. By obtaining the CPP31418 Certificate III in Close Protection Operations, you demonstrate your commitment to professional development and showcase your practical knowledge and skills.
This certification is suitable for anyone within or getting into the security industry who would like to specialise in the provision of near security solutions. It possesses a pathway to further discovering and are employed in different protection roles and adjustments, which includes security risk management.
You should give a scope of proof to help your assessor to settle on a choice about your ability. The sorts of proof you might be approached to give can include:
  • ID
  • Resume
  • Language eligibility
  • Payslips/work contract/ABN if independently employed
  • Letter of Employment
  • Current work contracts
  • Be 18 years or above.
  • Letters of reference
  • Operational plans
  • Letter of Employment
  • Current business contracts
  • Letters of reference
  • Proof of abroad capabilities
  • Transcripts or appraisals from related past capabilities
For a student, it is crucial to know the occupation he/she will eligible once finish a qualification successfully. If you complete this qualification, you will able to work with this role.
  • Security and Risk Manager
  • Security Advisor
  • Risk Consultant

To achieve this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in:

  • 14 units of competency:
  • 8 core units
  • 6 elective units.

The elective units must ensure the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome and are to be chosen as follows:

  • a minimum of 4 elective units must be chosen from the elective units listed below
  • up to 2 units may be chosen from the elective units listed below, or elsewhere from the CPP Property Services Training Package or other current Training Packages.

Electives selected from outside this qualification must be relevant to the occupational outcome.

Core units


Manage conflict and security risks through negotiation


Determine and implement response to security risk situation


Coordinate provision of quality security services to clients


Control persons using empty hand techniques


Plan provision of close protection services


Implement close protection services


Provide advanced first aid


Maintain work health and safety

Elective units


Contribute to team effectiveness


Respond effectively to behaviours of concern


Maintain operational safety and security of work environment


Coordinate monitoring and control of individual and crowd behaviour


Gather, organise and present security information and documentation


Store, protect and dispose of security information


Use and maintain security databases and compile reports


Control persons using batons


Restrain persons using handcuffs


Prepare and present evidence in court


Implement security procedures to protect critical infrastructure and public assets


Defend persons using spray


Select, use and maintain body armour for security purposes


Provide advanced resuscitation


Control evacuation to muster point


Carry out vehicle inspection


Operate commercial vehicle


Apply safe car driving behaviours


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