Diploma of Security and Risk Management (CPP50611)

Qualification: Diploma
Course Code: CPP50611
Study mode: Online
Payment options: VET FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: Self-paced, max 24 months
Start date: Enquire now for upcoming start dates
Awarded by: Conwal Institute (RTO 31190)
Course fees: Price may vary
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

This course is not available to residents living in Victoria and Tasmania.

Build a career in risk management and threat analysis with the Diploma of Security and Risk Management (CPP50611) course! Offered through Upskilled, this online diploma is ideal for those looking to take on roles such as crime prevention officer, healthcare security specialist and policy implementation officer.

Investigate all types of risks and disasters with this diploma program, and learn how to implement security management plans in government, private or corporate organisations. With subjects in security operations, WHS and biometric systems, you'll finish this online course with the ability to plan, assess and understand the methodology of security risk management. This course is arranged into three clusters of four subjects, including five elective units.


There are no formal prerequisites for this course; however, it is recommended that students have a Certificate IV in Business, or related field, or have vocational experience in senior support.

This course will not award you any industry licence. Students are advised to check the licence requirements in their state/territory.

Areas of study

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

  • BSBWOR501A - Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • BSBCUS501A - Manage quality customer service
  • BSBMGT502B - Manage people performance
  • BSBWOR502A - Ensure team effectiveness
  • BSBHRM405 - Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
  • CPPSEC5001A - Establish and maintain an occupational health and safety system
  • CPPSEC5002A - Coordinate security operations
  • CPPSEC5003A - Assess security risk management options
  • CPPSEC5004A - Prepare security risk management plan
  • CPPSEC5005A - Implement security risk management plan
  • CPPSEC5006A - Determine strategy for the implementation of biometric technology
  • CPPSEC5007A - Assess biometric system

Upon completion of this course, you will gain the training to confidently implement security risk management plans for any workplace. This multi-disciplinary diploma program will give you the skills to work in government, or within corporate sector organisations.

Covering risk management planning, assessment and methodology, you'll be able to gain corporate recognition in dealing with risk and threat analysis.

Potential job titles at the end of this course include:

  • Risk management specialist
  • Security risk adviser
  • Crime prevention officer
  • Policy implementation officer
  • Legislative risk assessment manager

Finance options

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive VET FEE-HELP, meaning you can defer your course fees.

Upskilled offers their recruitment service on behalf of Conwal Institute (RTO 31190) at no expense to you, as they receive remuneration from their providers.

You may be eligible to receive VET FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the VET FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.
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