Certificate IV in Security Risk Management (CPP40707)

Qualification: Certificate IV
Course Code: CPP40707
Study mode: Online
Payment options: Payment plan
Upfront payment
Duration: Max 12 months
Start date: Anytime – start today!
Awarded by: Online Courses Australia Pty Ltd (RTO 32080)
This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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About this course

There is an element of risk involved in just about every working environment. The online Certificate IV in Security Risk Management equips you with the skills you need to conduct thorough risk assessments in order to minimise threats and keep others secure within a range of settings. In this nationally recognised program, offered by Online Courses Australia, you'll develop the capacity to advise clients on their security needs, and understand issues of legal compliance. Learn to assess and monitor threats, interpret information from security equipment and compile in-depth reporting on potential security infringements.

You'll also gain a transferrable foundation in general workplace communication skills, including how to work effectively within a team environment. In order to facilitate further studies, the Certificate IV in Security Risk Management articulates into a number of business and commerce courses offered by Flinders University. You will receive 9 credits - equivalent to 2 subjects - towards undertaking one of the approved degree programs. A recommended 542 hours of study is required to complete this course, however you will retain access to Online Courses Australia's e-learning centre for a period of 12 months from the date of enrolment. Online study affords you the flexibility of working through the materials at a pace that suits you.


In order to apply for this course, you must be a resident of South Australia, Queensland, the Northern Territory, Western Australia or Tasmania. Please refer to your local licensing authority for current risk advisor licensing requirements.

Areas of study

In this security course, the subjects you will study include:

Compulsory Units

  • BSBWOR401A - Establish effective workplace relationships
  • BSBWOR402A - Promote team effectiveness
  • BSBWOR404A - Develop work priorities
  • CPPSEC4001A - Manage a safe workplace in the security industry
  • CPPSEC4002A - Implement effective communication techniques
  • CPPSEC4003A - Advise on security needs
  • CPPSEC4004A - Monitor and review security operations
  • CPPSEC4005A - Facilitate workplace briefing and debriefing processes
  • CPPSEC4006A - Assess risks
  • CPPSEC4007A - Assess threat
  • CPPSEC4012A - Identify and assess security of assets

Elective units

  • BSBADM409A - Coordinate business resources
  • CPPSEC4009A - Interpret information from advanced security equipment
  • CPPSEC4010A - Manage monitoring centres
  • CPPSEC4011A - Coordinate field staff activity from control room

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate IV in Security Risk Management CPP40707 from Online Courses Australia. Security is big business these days, and opportunities abound for qualified professionals who know how to identify and manage risks. With this qualification under your belt, you'll have the security operations, risk management and customer service skills to lead any security operation. Possible job outcomes include roles in:

  • Security and risk management
  • Tactical risk management
  • Anti-terrorist planning
  • Event security management
  • Travel security management

Finance options

Pay upfront for online study and save! Payment plans are also available; simply pay $50 deposit and then $50 a week for 49 weeks. Course fees are payable in full by credit/debit card, direct deposit or PayPal, at the time of enrolment. OCA also offers students Interest Free Finance through Once Finance. Fill out the enquiry form to find out if you're eligible.

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Online Courses Australia (OCA) is a nationally registered training organisation dedicated to dynamic, customised training. As a 2010 Interactive Media Awards (IMA) winner, a LearnX finalist, and member of leading peak bodies such as ACPET and VELG, OCA has a proven track record when it comes to quality education and an innovative learning experience. With a focus on value for money, OCA's courses range from nationally recognised qualifications through to short courses, across a number of diverse fields.
As a student of Online Courses Australia, you will have access to an engaging learning experience. With a team of highly experienced teachers and trainers and the latest technology in online delivery, OCA delivers interactive learning activities, developed in conjunction with industry and government departments and maximised for the online environment. OCA’s student support team will be on hand to help you with any enquiries you may have, anything from accessing resources to submitting assessments.

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