Armed Guard Cash-In-Transit2022-06-16T00:44:46+00:00

Armed Guard Cash-In-Transit

CPP31318 Certificate III in Security Operations

This course teaches the safe use of firearms along with batons and handcuffs, defensive tactics and operational planning. The course is also designed to train security guards to work in the collection, transfer and/or delivery of cash and valuables. You must hold a current Security Officers Licence in the relevant jurisdiction to do this course. 


Full-Time & Part-Time

Nationally Recognised Training

Payment Plans Available

Course Fee:

$20* (Concession Card Holders)
$100* (Medicare Card Holders)
$1995 (Full Fee)

Additional fees for CPP31318 Certificate III in Security Operations may include:

$150.00 administration fee for processing credit transfer application
$135.00 per unit of competency if the student is required to complete additional classroom-based training

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

Course fees include face-to-face training and assessment, all your course material and manuals, as well as the printing of your certificate/statement of attainment.

Click here to view the statement of fees.

Career Outcomes

  • Transportation of valuables/cash from casinos, banks or ATM’s
  • Guard high profile buildings or businesses whilst carrying a firearm
  • Mobile Patrol facilitating a weapon
  • Compound Security Protection
  • High risk escorting

Course Duration

24 days (8:30 PM – 4:30 PM) Weekdays – 3 days a week 

Face to face – on campus.

Licensed Outcomes for Victoria

In addition to meeting the requirements for CPP20218 Certificate II in Security Operations, completing this training program will contribute towards licensed outcomes in Victoria for Armed Guard/Cash in Transit.

Breakdown of Units to meet individual licensing requirements of Armed Guard/Cash in Transit in Victoria.


Core Units
BSBFLM312 – Contribute to team effectiveness
CPPSEC3101 – Manage conflict and security risks through negotiation
CPPSEC3102 – Maintain operational safety and security of work environment
CPPSEC3103 – Determine and implement response to security risk situation
CPPSEC3104 – Coordinate monitoring and control of individual and crowd behaviour
CPPSEC3105 – Coordinate Provision of quality security services to clients
CPPSEC3106 – Gather, organise and present security information and documentation
HLTWHS003– Maintain work health and safety
Additional Electives
CPPSEC3114* – Control security risk situations using firearms
CPPSEC3115 – Carry, Operate and maintain revolvers for security purposes
CPPSEC3116 – Carry, Operate and maintain semi-automatic pistols for security purposes
CPPSEC3118 – Inspect and test cash-in-transit security equipment
CPPSEC3119 – Implement cash-in-transit security procedures
CPPSEC3120 – Load and unload cash-in-transit in secured and unsecured environments
CPPSEC3110 – Control persons using batons
CPPSEC3111 – Restrain persons using handcuffs
CPPSEC3125 – Implement security procedures to protect critical infrastructure and public assets
HLTAID015* – Provide Advanced Resuscitation and Oxygen Therapy
*Denotes Prerequisite unit requirement


ISTA’s Security Industry Firearms Requalification for Licensing Purposes

Our training program is more than just a requalification. ISTA has some of Australia’s most experienced firearms instructors that will enhance and develop your skills and introduce you to the most modern practical shooting methods utilised by Tactical and Specialist agencies both within Australia and internationally. This prequalification includes some self-paced revision.

Course Fees

Revolver + Semi-Auto: $590

Duration: 2 Days

Day 1: Theory
Day 2: Practical

Course Venues

  • Melbourne
    Level 11, Tower 4/18-38 Siddeley St, Docklands VIC 3008

  • 1300 134 782
  • Monday – Friday: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

I Just completed my Certificate II with a good group of people. An eye opener into the industry and I am thankful to trainers and the staff at ISTA for the training and gaining some great advice and experience.

Robert Ceke

ISTA has been an outstanding organisation to complete my course with. Their professionalism and course structure has been at excellent standard. I recommend ISTA as a training provider to do your security course with. Staff are fantastic and very supportive. Trainers were absolutely amazing. A BIG THANKS TO ISTA!

Nisarg Dave

If you want to become a Security Guard I can definitely recommend ISTA. The trainers have a wealth of information…. Thank you for helping me become a better person and more self-aware.

Brian Evans

I did my Certificate II at the Geelong Campus. I highly recommend it for those who live in the Geelong or Ballarat areas!

Ben Harriage

I’d like to say a big thank you to all the ISTA crew. You are all so lovely and helped out to the fullest and if anyone is looking to do a Certificate II in Security Operations I believe this is the organisation you should go to. I’m continuing on to do my Certificate III in Security Operations in a few weeks. It has be wonderful and I have learnt a lot and gained so much confidence within myself. Thank you so much for all that each and everyone of you have done!

Rhee Peters

I would 100% recommend ISTA, the staff are lovely, caring and so helpful.
Best decision I ever made, it’s an amazing environment, so family-oriented and everyone is just so focused and wanting the best for you and for you to succeed, instructors are so passionate and give such a great insight, from textbook to their own personal experience.
Thank you so much for everything.

Rachel Catherine, International Security Training Academy


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