The Certificate IV in Security 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 31000:2018 (Risk management).
The qualification is one of the most sought after Nationally recognised Qualifications within the security industry.
This qualification is for security supervisors and security business managers who may engage in sub-contracting arrangements for personnel and clients. Security supervisors lead teams to coordinate and implement a range of security operations and functions such as control room, monitoring centre, electronic security and guarding. Security business managers coordinate security manpower and services to clients while operating under complex regulatory and contracting arrangements.
Occupational titles may include:
- Control Room Manager
- Event Security Supervisor
- Monitoring Centre Manager
- Security Business Manager
- Security Operations Supervisor
- Technical Security Manager
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.
Those with little or no understanding of risk management, or those 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.
The Certificate IV in Security Management course 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.
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:
- BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety,
- TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment,
- CPP41519 Certificate IV in Security Risk Analysis, or
- CPP50611 Diploma of Security and Risk Management
The course will be delivered over a minimum of 12 weeks, with class attendance of 12 days, each with 8 hours of face to face delivery.
An initial 12 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 developing the Security and Risk Management plan and ensure that supervised hours are being met.
Nominal training hours for this Qualification equal to 482 hours, which is broken down into 192 hours of supervised instruction and 300 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.
The Certificate IV in Security Management 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. This qualification is delivered over a minimum period of 80 hours student – trainer contact as implemented by the WA Police Licensing, Security Services.
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.