CPP50611 Diploma in Security and Risk Management Course

Course Objectives

The Diploma in Security Risk Management incorporates Leadership and Management skills with the process for the development, implementation and evaluation of a security risk management plan based on the principles of ISO 31000:2009 (Risk management).

The qualification is the one of the most sought after Nationally recognised Qualifications within the security industry.

The Diploma in Security Risk Management incorporates an assessment of potential risks facing an organisation and the development of strategies and plans to mitigate risk situations through elimination, isolation and protection.

Participants receive comprehensive learning materials, a copy of ISO 31000:2009 Risk Management and trainer support. Presented using a combination of in class and external study or external only with an immediate start.



  • Introduction and  overview  of  security  risk  management,  emergency  risk  managment  and business continuity
  • Introduction to the framework for managing risk ISO 31000:2009
  • Understanding the threat assessment and risk analysis process
  • Procedures for  effective  risk  management  including:  conduct  a  risk  audit;  develop  a  risk register; develop policies; procedures and training for the organisation
  • Methods for implementing and monitoring the risk management plan
  • Methods for continually evaluating and improving the  risk management plan, policies  and procedures
  • Introduction to Leadership and Management skills and strategies

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the risk management process ISO 31000:2009
  • Understand the threat assessment process
  • Understand the strategic importance to the organisation of developing a risk management plan
  • Implement the risk management plan
  • Evaluate and monitor the risk management plan
  • Apply front-line management strategies in the

Designed For

Those with little or no understanding of risk management; or those persons who want to extend their knowledge and experience in the field of managing risk strategically in the context of their current employment or to improve future employment opportunities through formal qualifications.

This qualification is about providing the fundamental knowledge and skills needed to manage risk strategically; it is not intended to cover every facet of Risk Management planning and implementation.

Prerequisites Stipulated By The RTO

  • Must live in and have a Western Australian residential address.
  • Applicants must demonstrate good language, literacy and numeracy required at this level. A LLN assessment may be conducted at pre-enrolment to assess whether the applicant requires LLN support for this training
  • Participants may choose to undertake an LLN assessment with one of our qualified assessors prior to committing to their enrolment in this qualification
  • It is expected that the candidate has a strong background working in the Security Industry (minimum five (5) years.
  • Basic to intermediate computer skills are also required for entry into this qualification.
  • 100 points of identification
  • Completed CPP40707 Certificate IV in Security and Risk Management or similar to ensure application of knowledge

USI Number Requirements:

All students doing nationally recognised training from January 1, 2018 need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). For more details and to create a USI go to the Government USI site here.

Course Structure

The course is presented via a combination of structured tutorials, workshops, case studies, video, practical assignments and workplace application. Individual and group work activities and assessment activities are conducted throughout the course.

All trainers and assessors are recognised industry experts, holding relevant experience and training qualifications. They include security industry specialists, former serving police officers, military personnel and emergency response and medical specialists.

Course Outline

12 units must be completed (7 core units plus 5 elective units)

Core Units

  • CPPSEC5001A Establish and maintain an occupational health and safety system
  • CPPSEC5002A Coordinate security operations
  • CPPSEC5003A Assess security risk management options
  • BSBCUS501A Manage quality customer service
  • BSBMGT502B Manage people performance
  • BSBWOR501A Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • BSBWOR502A Ensure team effectiveness

Elective Units

  • CPPSEC5004A Prepare security risk management plan
  • CPPSEC5005A Implement security risk management plan
  • BSBHRM402A Recruit, select and induct staff
  • BSBINN502 Build and sustain an innovative work environment
  • BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan

Please contact the RTO for any changes in Electives that you may wish to make to suit your training requirements.

How Is The Course Delivered?

The course will be delivered over a minimum of 16 weeks, with class attendance of 16 days, each with 8 hours of face to face delivery.

An initial 16 days of classroom attendance is required to commence the course; this is for those who are not seeking to RPL any units of competency; this is to deliver the initial course content. There is a requirement for students to undertake unsupervised learning in the developing the Security and Risk Management plan and ensure that supervised hours are being met.

Nominal training hours for this Qualification equals to 570 hours, which is broken down into 128 hours of supervised instruction and 442 hours of unsupervised activities in the development of a Risk Management Plan

We understand that you may lead a high stress and fast paced life regardless of the industry you are currently in, so this course is delivered and completed by two methods; face to face of one day per week and a self-paced development of a final project throughout the course.

A training and assessment diary may be completed at enrolment or on completion of the face to face delivery phase to ensure that you are staying on track with your course completion. The point being, you complete your much needed qualification regardless of current circumstance or time restraints from where ever you are in Australia. You may also be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

You will have access to our highly qualified industry experienced Trainer who can provide you with guidance to assist you with completion timeframes for each unit to suit your study goals! You also have access to the Trainer throughout your study period to answer any questions you may have or help you overcome any stumbling blocks you may encounter.

By participating in this course you challenge yourself to grow professionally. Investing in yourself and taking time to learn, practice and implement this knowledge will change your career and create more job opportunities.


To achieve a nationally recognised qualification, participants are required to complete an assessment project, complete course readings and written assessments. Assessment details will be provided with course materials.

Assessment due date – as agreed with the learner and outlined within the training and assessment plan.

Recognition of Prior Learning – RPL

Recognition of Prior Learning is available to persons who have extensive experience in the Security/Law Enforcement and related fields. If you have over 5 years experience in the security industry together with consulting and management experiences, you should consider the RPL process by undertaking a self-assessment against the competency standards of this qualification.

Assessment is conducted via a detailed portfolio of evidence, workbook, questions and written scenarios to support your claim for RPL. Further information about the RPL process will be explained prior to enrolment with any of our training assessor. Where you and your Impact assessor can identify if there are any requirements for further training, you may choose to do this through the completion of individual units (at an additional fee).

Career Outcomes

This will be suited to the following job roles:

  • Senior Security Officer
  • Security Supervisor
  • Security Trainer
  • Security Risk Coordinator


Suggested pathways for further study after completion of this qualification include:

  • PSP50316 Diploma in Government Security, or
  • FNS60815 Advanced Diploma of Integrated Risk Management

Course Fees

Fee for service – $2,400 ($250 non-refundable deposit on enrolment)

RPL – $1,200 ($250 non-refundable deposit on enrolment) excludes gap training

Gap training per UoC $125 each

This course is not supported by VET Funding. We are priced to ensure we can make it accessible for you whilst also ensuring your education is of the calibre you desire and deserve. Where these two factors meet… you get our inexpensive and invaluable price!

Sometimes, depending on circumstance, it can be difficult to come up with a lump sum the moment you decide to enter into your new executive career so we have made available PAYMENT PLANS to enable a swift start!

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Cancellation policy

Deposits will not be refunded for students who do not turn up for classes or decide at a later date after booking that they do not want to attend. Changes to class times are allowed, but not within 48 hours of the class commencing.

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Course Cost: $2400