CPP30411 Certificate III in Security Operations

Successful candidates are trained to assess, analyse and supply the resources needed to ensure the safety and protection of their clients. A “live” practical exercise will reinforce the core skills learnt in the classroom. These skills include the role of the bodyguard, escort formations and basic protection techniques.


Course Fee Starts at $80*

Easy Payment Plans Available

Full-Time & Part-Time Options

Nationally Recognised Training

Government Funded + Healthcare Card

$80*Conditions apply.

Government Funded Students

$400*Conditions apply.

Full Fee (Fee for Service Students)

  • Bodyguard only
  • $2445
  • Armed Guard Cash-in-Transit + Bodyguard
  • Cost of Individual Units

    CPPSEC3018A Provide for the safety of persons at risk – $650
    CPPSEC3014A Control persons using baton – $150
    CPPSEC3015A Restrain persons using handcuffs – $150
    HLTFA311A Apply First Aid – $150
    Other Units – $80

    *For eligible individuals: This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding

    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

    • Bodyguard Celebrities
    • Bodyguard Government  Officials
    • Bodyguard Business executives
    • Bodyguard Witness Protection members

    Course Duration

    Full time:14 days (8:30 am – 4:30 pm) Weekdays

    Licensed Outcomes for Victoria

    In addition to meeting the requirements for CPP20212 Certificate II in Security Operations, completing this training program will contribute towards licensed outcomes in Victoria for Bodyguard.

    Breakdown of Units to meet individual licensing requirements of Bodyguard in Victoria

    BODYGUARD – 14 Units

    BSBFLM303C Contribute to effective workplace relationships
    BSBWOR301A Organise personal work priorities and development
    CPPSEC2011B Control access to and exit from premises
    CPPSEC2012A Monitor and control individual and crowd behaviour
    CPPSEC3001A Maintain workplace safety in the security industry
    CPPSEC3002A Manage conflict through negotiation
    CPPSEC3003A Determine response to security risk situation
    CPPSEC3005A Prepare and present security documentation and reports
    CPPSEC3006A Coordinate a quality security service to customers
    CPPSEC3007A Maintain security of environment
    CPPSEC3013A Control persons using empty hand techniques
    CPPSEC3017A Plan and conduct evacuation of premises
    CPPSEC3018A Provide for the safety of persons at risk
    HLTFA311A Apply first aid

    Click here to find out the eligibility requirements for an Armed Guard/Cash in Transit Licence.



    CPP30411 Certificate III in Security Operations (Bodyguard) will prepare you for real life experiences and will provide a healthy income for those that gain employment within the Security Industry.

    Bodyguards can expect and income of $25 – $150 per hour.

    Course Venues

    • Melbourne
      Level 1, 280 King Street Melbourne 3000

    • 03.9663.0881
    • Monday – Friday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
      Saturday: 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Dandenong
      63 Walker Street Dandenong 3175

    • 03.8352.4274
    • Monday – Friday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

    Just completed Certificate II with a good group of people. An eye opener into the industry and I am greatly 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

    Did my Certificate II from Geelong. Highly recommend it for those who live in 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


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