Crowd control training and qualifications

In January 2020 CBOS introduced new national training qualifications, implemented Australia wide to improve the quality of training in the security industry.

The training modules that form the basis of qualifications necessary to apply for a licence with a provisional training condition are no longer offered. As a result, CBOS are discontinuing the issue of security licences subject to a training condition.

Training units accepted until 30 September 2020

Units for a full employee and/or agent individual licenceAdditional training units for agent individual licence

Applicants for employee and agent licence must complete these units before applying for a licence

Applicants for an agent licence must complete these additional training units

  • CPPSEC1003A - Apply security procedures for the responsible service of alcohol
  • CPPSEC2001A - Communicate effectively in the security industry
  • CPPSEC2002A - Follow workplace safety procedure in the security industry
  • CPPSEC2011B - Control access to and exit from premises
  • HLTFA311A - Apply first aid
  • CPPSEC2003B - Work effectively in the security industry
  • CPPSEC2004B - Respond to security risk situation
  • CPPSEC2005A - Work as part of a security team
  • CPPSEC2006B - Provide security services to clients
  • CPPSEC2007A - Screen people
  • CPPSEC2009A - Give evidence in court
  • CPPSEC2010A - Protect safety of persons
  • CPPSEC2012A - Monitor and control individual and crowd behaviour
  • CPPSEC2014A - Operate basic security equipment
  • CPPSEC2017A - Protect self and others using basic defensive techniques
  • CPPSEC3002A - Manage conflict through negotiation
  • CPPSEC3013A - Control person using empty hand techniques
  • CPPSEC3005A - Prepare and present security documentation and reports
  • CPPSEC3017A - Plan & conduct evacuation of premises
  • CPPSEC3018A - Provide for the safety of person at risk
  • CPPSEC4006A - Assess risks
  • CPPSEC4007A - Assess threat
  • BSBSMB404 - Undertake small business planning

Training units accepted from 20 January 2020

Units for an employee and agent individual licenceAdditional training units for agent individual licence
  • CPPSEC2101 Apply effective communication skills to maintain security
  • CPPSEC2102 Apply legal and procedural requirements to work effectively within a security team
  • CPPSEC2103 Apply WHS, emergency response and evacuation procedures to maintain security
  • CPPSEC2104 Apply risk assessment to select and carry out response to security risk situations
  • CPPSEC2105 Provide quality services to a range of security clients
  • CPPSEC2106 Protect self and others using basic defensive techniques
  • CPPSEC2107 Patrol premises to monitor property and maintain security
  • CPPSEC2108 Screen people, personal effects and items to maintain security
  • CPPSEC2109 Monitor and control access and exit of persons and vehicles from premises
  • CPPSEC2110 Monitor and control individual and crowd behaviour to maintain security
  • CPPSEC2111 Apply security procedures to manage intoxicated persons
  • CPPSEC2112 Apply security procedures to remove persons from premises
  • CPPSEC2113 Escort and protect persons and valuables
  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid
  • CPPSEC4001 Manage work health and safety in the security work environment
  • CPPSEC4003 Assess and advise on client security needs
  • CPPSEC4004 Supervise security operations
  • CPPSEC4006 Conduct security risk assessment of client operations
  • CPPSEC4007 Identify security threats and assess impact on client operations
  • CPPSEC4024 Assess security of crowded places
  • BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning

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Updated: 10 Jun 2020