Crowd Control Skill Set

in4training security course certificate II in security operations

Course overview

If you’re looking to up skill in the security industry – the crowd control skill set could be perfect for you!
In 4 Training provides existing security license holders the ability to add the function crowd control upon successful completion of this course.

Some employment options

  • Airport
  • Shopping Centre
  • Mobile patrol officer
  • Static/roving guard
  • Maritime security
  • Construction Sites
  • Night clubs / Pubs / Sporting events / Community events
  • Private parties
  • Mine sites
  • Mine site camps
  • Cruise ship

Pre Requisites

The candidate should have a current Provide first aid certificate HLTAID003 and completed Certificate II in security operations CPP20212 or have a class 1 Qld security licence with unarmed function.

The candidate is going to need good reading and writing skills.

Preparation: These criteria are offered as a guidelines for candidates to participate in the crowd control skill set course. The final responsibility regarding the ability to participate in course rests with the each candidate.

  • Average fitness level and can stand for extended periods. (more than 40 minutes)
  • Kneel on either knee and be able to raise unassisted
  • Lie in a prone position and rise unassisted
  • Participate actively.  (running, falling, rising, compliance holds, striking training bags, grappling, etc
  • Adequate grip strength to control persons and training equipment
  • Ability to hear training commands
  • Ability to give verbally commands clearly

Delivery options

up to 4 x 10 hr days blended learning. (Depends on candidates specific requirements)This course is a competency-based program, so mere attendance is no guarantee of certification.

In 4 Training deliver this course is face to face up to 4 x 10 hour days.

The training and assessment is supported with self paced assessment work book.

This course has a combination of theory and practicals

Course locations

  • Mackay
  • Emerald
  • Rockhampton

Units of competency

Breakdown of units for CPP20212 to meet Office of Fair trading licencing requirements for the class 1 security license, crowd control function.

  • CPPSEC3002A – Manage conflict through negotiation
  • CPPSEC3003A – Determine response to security risk situation
  • CPPSEC3007A – Maintain security of environment
  • CPPSEC3013A – Control Persons using empty hand techniques

These two units are available as a pre-requisite to the Cash in Transit course. To meet Office of Fair trading licencing requirements for the class 1 security license, Cash in Transit function.

  • CPPSEC3002A – Manage conflict through negotiation
  • CPPSEC3007A – Maintain security of environment

Licensing information

Security Providers licence applications are administered by the Queensland Government Office of Fair Trading. The process for preparing and submitting the licence application will be covered on the course.
Refer to the Office of Fair Trading website for further information and current licence application fees.This course meets the training requirements for a Class 1 Security Providers Licence crowd control function:

  • Security Officer (Crowd Control)

Eligibility: To be eligible for a licence, you must:

  • be 18 years or older
  • not pose a risk to public safety
  • pass the required training course.

You are not eligible for a licence if you have been convicted of a disqualifying offence ( ) in the past 10 years, where a conviction was recorded

You must also tell OFT if you have been found guilty of a disqualifying offence ( ) in the past 5 years, where a conviction was not recorded (this is known as an ‘unrecorded finding of guilt’). We may ask you for further information so we can assess if you are a suitable person to hold a licence.

Suggested pathways

Some suggested pathways to further your career in the security industry.

  • Cash in transit
  • Responsible service of alcohol
  • Firearms
  • Batons and handcuffs

Refresher training

The Security Providers Act 1993 requires individuals who hold the Crowd Controller licence function to undertake refresher training every three years or as directed by office of fair trading.All security providers are required to maintain a current First Aid certificate.
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