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 $95*

Easy Payment Plans Available

Full-Time & Part-Time Options

Nationally Recognised Training

Government Funded + Healthcare Card

$95*Conditions apply.

Government Funded Students

$475*Conditions apply.

Full Fee (Fee for Service Students)


Additional fees for CPP30411 Certificate III in Security Operations may include:

$150.00 administration fee for processing credit transfer application
$120.00 per unit of competency if the student is required to complete additional classroom-based training

$150.00 for first aid if the student’s first aid was completed over 12 months ago

*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.

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Career Outcomes

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

Course Duration

Full-time: 19 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 11, Tower 4/18-38 Siddeley St, Melbourne VIC 3008

  • 1300 134 782
  • Monday – Friday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Dandenong
    63 Walker Street Dandenong 3175

  • Monday – Friday: 8:00 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 every one 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 text book to their own personal experience.
Thank you so much for everything.

Rachel Catherine, International Security Training Academy


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