CPP40719
Certificate IV in Security Management

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Is risk management and analysis of security risks a part of your current or previous daily routine?  The CLET CPP40719 Certificate IV in Security Management is a great qualification to add to your resume to confirm your skills and knowledge in this area.

For former police, military, corrective services, public and private security sector, and other relevant employees with a focus on risk management, the CPP40719 Certificate IV in Security Management is available for full RPL to recognise your experience.

Or, perhaps you have some experience in the area, but there is more to learn.  CLET offers partial RPL with study pathways which may suit you.

Apply for RPL today and see what options are available for you to secure a CPP40719 Certificate IV in Security Management from CLET.

Australian Qualifications Framework
Australian Qualifications Framework
Certificate IV in Security Management
Course Code: CPP40719
Application Completion Time: 28 days
Delivery Mode: RPL ONLY
Awards for RPL:
Certificate IV or
Statement of Attainment
GAP Training: No
Units Recognised: 12
Nationally Recognised Training:
Payment Plans: Yes
RPL Review and assessment can take a minimum of 28 days to complete
Core Units

This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to manage work health and safety in the security work environment. It includes facilitating WHS awareness, legislative compliance and consultation, monitoring compliance with risk control procedures, and planning and implementing WHS training for individuals and teams.

This unit is suitable for those using specialised knowledge to complete routine and non-routine tasks and using their own judgement to deal with predictable and sometimes unpredictable problems.

Legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply in some states and territories to the provision of advice on security solutions, strategies, protocols and procedures. For further information, check with the relevant regulatory authority.

This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to assess the security needs of clients and provide documented advice on products and services to meet those needs. It includes conducting a security risk assessment of the client’s specific circumstances and operating environment and evaluating client satisfaction to improve service provision.

This unit is suitable for those using specialised knowledge to complete routine and non-routine tasks and using their own judgement to deal with predictable and sometimes unpredictable problems.

Legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply in some states and territories to the provision of advice on security solutions, strategies, protocols and procedures. For further information, check with the relevant regulatory authority.

This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to facilitate security operations briefing and debriefing processes. It includes scheduling and conducting briefings to provide operational information and instructions, and debriefings to review operational outcomes including incident observations and lessons learned. It requires identifying areas of concern associated with the wellbeing of individuals and implementing suitable support strategies and recommending procedural improvements to future operations.

This unit is suitable for those using specialised knowledge to complete routine and non-routine tasks and using their own judgement to deal with predictable and sometimes unpredictable problems.

Legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply in some states and territories to the provision of advice on security solutions, strategies, protocols and procedures. For further information, check with the relevant regulatory authority.

This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to establish and implement ethical and governance arrangements to comply with legislative and regulatory responsibilities associated with managing a security business. It includes establishing, monitoring and communicating policies and procedures that ensure compliance with governance arrangements. It also includes understanding the ethical principles and security industry practices that guide professional conduct when performing security work, developing and implementing a code of conduct and taking necessary disciplinary actions for breaches of the code.

This unit is suitable for those using specialised knowledge to complete routine and non-routine tasks and using their own judgement to deal with predictable and sometimes unpredictable problems.

Legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply in some states and territories to the provision of advice on security solutions, strategies, protocols and procedures. For further information, check with the relevant regulatory authority.



Possible Electives

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and implement strategies to source candidates and to assess their suitability for available positions.

The unit applies to individuals working in a human resources job role, as well as those for whom recruitment and onboarding are part of their broader duties.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills, knowledge and outcomes required to use leadership to promote team cohesion. It includes motivating, mentoring, coaching and developing the team and forming the bridge between the management of the organisation and team members.

The unit applies to team leaders, supervisors and new or emerging managers where leadership plays a role in developing and maintaining effective workplace relationships. It applies in any industry or community context. At this level work will normally be carried out within routine and non-routine methods and procedures, which require planning, evaluation, leadership and guidance of others.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills, knowledge and outcomes required to lead the performance of a team and to develop team cohesion.

The unit applies team leaders, supervisors and new emerging managers who have an important leadership role in the development of efficient and effective work teams. Leaders at this level also provide leadership for the team and bridge the gap between the management of the organisation and the team members. As such they must ‘manage up’ as well as manage their team/s.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to determine and analyse existing and required resources, their effective application and the accountability for their use.

The unit applies to individuals with a broad knowledge of business resources and well-developed skills to ensure adequate resources are available to perform the work of the organisation. They may have responsibility to provide guidance to, or delegate aspects of these tasks to others.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to advise, carry out and evaluate customer service strategies.

The unit applies to individuals who have well developed skills and a broad knowledge of customer service strategies for addressing customer needs and problems. Individuals may provide guidance or delegate work related tasks to others.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan and prioritise own work tasks. It also addresses the skills and knowledge to monitor and obtain feedback on personal work performance.

The unit applies to individuals who are required to design their own work schedules and work plans and to establish priorities for their work. They will typically hold some responsibilities for the work of others and have some autonomy in relation to their own role.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement continuous improvement of systems and processes of an organisation. It includes using systems and strategies to encourage the team to participate in the process, monitoring and reviewing performance, and identifying opportunities for further improvements.

The unit applies to managers who are responsible for implementing the continuous improvement process to achieve the objectives of the organisation.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to case manage investigations. It includes developing case management plans, assessing and controlling anticipated investigation risks, monitoring investigations and implementing required contingencies. It also includes evaluating investigation outcomes and client satisfaction to identify and recommend improvements to future investigations and service delivery.

This unit is suitable for those using specialised knowledge to complete routine and non-routine tasks and using their own judgement to deal with predictable and sometimes unpredictable problems.

This unit forms part of the licensing requirements for people engaged in investigative services in some states and territories. For further information, check with the relevant regulatory authority.

This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to supervise security operations. It includes developing operational plans, assessing and controlling anticipated security risks, monitoring operations and implementing required contingencies. It also includes evaluating the results based on debriefing sessions and incident observations to recommend improvements to future operations.

This unit is suitable for those using specialised knowledge to complete routine and non-routine tasks and using their own judgement to deal with predictable and sometimes unpredictable problems.

Legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply in some states and territories to the provision of advice on security solutions, strategies, protocols and procedures. For further information, check with the relevant regulatory authority.

This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to interpret electronic information while operating advanced technology security systems. It includes identifying and responding to security risk situations, maintaining operational performance of systems and backing-up systems and data.

This unit is suitable for those using specialised knowledge to complete routine and non-routine tasks and using their own judgement to deal with predictable and sometimes unpredictable problems.

Legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply in some states and territories to the provision of advice on security solutions, strategies, protocols and procedures. For further information, check with the relevant regulatory authority.

This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to implement contracting arrangements to supply and obtain security services. It includes understanding the difference between direct employees and independent contractors and complying with fair work legislation when developing and implementing contractor agreements that ensure contractors receive correct and fair pay and conditions and security services contract terms specify sub-contractor approvals, costs, indemnities, supervision, management, reporting and record-keeping accountabilities.

This unit is suitable for those using specialised knowledge to complete routine and non-routine tasks and using their own judgement to deal with predictable and sometimes unpredictable problems.

Legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply in some states and territories to the provision of advice on security solutions, strategies, protocols and procedures. For further information, check with the relevant regulatory authority.

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Security Supervisor/manager
  • Security Consultant
  • Security Co-ordinator
  • Retail and Hospitality Supervisors
  • Business Owner
  • Government Supervisor / Team Leader
  • Australian Defence Forces
  • Emergency Services

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PROCEED TO AWARD: $1200 - This fee is only due after initial review is completed, candidate then requests a full RPL assessment is conducted and decides to proceed to be awarded with the qualification. If candidate does not proceed to award, no fee is payable.

STATEMENT OF ATTAINMENT - FEE adjusted accordingly. This occurs when initial review is conducted, candidate then requests a full RPL assessment and is awarded PARTIAL RPL for selected units.

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