The Diploma of 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 31000:2018 (Risk management).
The qualification is one of the most sought after Nationally recognised Qualifications within the security industry.
The Diploma of 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 31000:2018 Risk Management and trainer support. Presented using a combination of in-class and external study or external only with an immediate start.
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.
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.
This qualification is about providing the fundamental knowledge and skills needed to undertake job roles such as Risk Consultants or Security Managers. This also relates to experienced consultants or managers with Qualifications and skills obtained through other sources of employment or training; such as the Police Force, Corrections and Defence. They may choose to formalise their experience by attaining this Qualification through Recognition of Prior Learning or Current Competency.
This will be suited to the following job roles:
- Senior Security Officer
- Security Supervisor
- Security Trainer
- Security Risk Coordinator
Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:
- CPP40719 Certificate IV in Security Management;
- CPP41519 Certificate IV in Security Risk Analysis, or
- with vocational experience in a supervisory role but no formal qualification
Suggested pathways for further study after completion of this qualification include:
- BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management;
- PSP50316 Diploma in Government Security, or
- FNS60815 Advanced Diploma of Integrated Risk Management
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.
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 developing the Security and Risk Management plan and ensure that supervised hours are being met.
Nominal training hours for this Qualification equal 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 wherever 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 time frames 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 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.