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Diploma Of Security And Risk Management CPP50619





Are you looking to coordinate large-scale security operations and learn about specialist areas like analysing vulnerabilities or understanding risk management techniques? Look no further than our Diploma of Security & Risk Management CPP50619 qualification!

Designed to equip you with the essential skills necessary for working with or near sensitive information, this certification will teach you how to assess and prevent environmental threats by creating a comprehensive risk management plan. Additionally, you’ll learn how to manage communication and build your teamwork skills while responding to active threats.

With this certification, you’ll be able to coordinate operations easily and become an expert in risk management techniques. Enrol in our Diploma of Security and Risk Management CPP50619 qualification and take the first step towards a successful security and risk management career today!


A Diploma of Security and Risk Management CPP50619  can provide a number of career and further study outcomes.

After completing this course you could explore some of the following careers:

  • Security Operations Manager
  • Security Trainer
  • Security and Risk Adviser
  • Security Consultant

Gain knowledge and experience in areas such as:

  • Establishing occupational health and safety 
  • Coordinating security operations
  • Managing people performance
  • Ensuring team effectiveness

Already have experience in Security and risk management? Apply for RPL and gain your qualification sooner!


View the core and elective units that this qualification can be studied via online correspondence or via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Entry Requirements

CPP40707 Certificate IV in Security and Risk Management, or

CPP40719 Certificate IV in Security Management, or

CPP41519 Certificate IV in Security Risk Analysis

Packaging Rules

To achieve this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in:

10 units of competency

5 core units

5 elective units.

An elective unit may be selected from any Training Package, as long as it contributes to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome and maintains the AQF level of this qualification.

Core Units

CPPSEC5003 Assess security risk management options

CPPSEC5004 Develop security risk management plans

CPPSEC5005 Implement security risk management plans

CPPSEC5008 Analyse threat environment and devise strategies to respond to active threats

CPPSEC5009 Implement communication systems to respond to active threats

Elective Units

BSBLDR522 Manage people performance

BSBOPS505 Manage organisational customer service

BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness

BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development

CPPSEC4008 Assess and prepare security tender submissions

CPPSEC5002 Coordinate security operations

CPPSEC5006 Develop strategies to implement advanced technology security systems

HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety

**Online study units:**

Core Units

  • CPPSEC5003 Assess security risk management options
  • CPPSEC5004 Develop security risk management plans
  • CPPSEC5005 Implement security risk management plans
  • CPPSEC5008 Analyse threat environment and devise strategies to respond to active threats
  • CPPSEC5009 Implement communication systems to respond to active threats

Elective units*

  • BSBOPS505 Manage organisational customer service
  • BSBLDR522 Manage people performance
  • BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness
  • CPPSEC5002 Coordinate security operations

This qualification is tailored for ambitious security risk consultants seeking to pioneer in strategising against evolving risks to safeguard people, property, and assets amidst the complex threat landscape defined by Australia’s Strategy for Protecting Crowded Places from Terrorism (2017). As the realm of security and risk management widens, professionals operating at this level are expected to exhibit unmatched autonomy in dissecting the current threat environment, evaluating risk management methodologies, and formulating robust security risk management plans and comprehensive communication systems to counteract active threats effectively.

Industry Evolution: The security and risk management industry is at a critical juncture, influenced by a gamut of factors, including rapid technological advancements, increased digitisation, the advent of sophisticated analytics, and the emergence of non-financial risks like cybersecurity threats, fraud, and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations. These elements reshape the landscape, compelling financial institutions and other sectors to pivot their strategies and operating models for enhanced resilience and sustainable growth​​.

Cybersecurity Trends: Cybersecurity remains a pivotal aspect of risk management with significant implications for organisations. The costs associated with cybercrimes are surging, necessitating increased investments in cybersecurity measures. In 2023, the global average price of a data breach soared to $4.45 million, underscoring the escalating financial impact of cyber threats​​. This trend highlights the imperative for security professionals to navigate the cybersecurity landscape adeptly, leveraging advanced technological solutions and adopting a forward-looking approach to risk management.

Occupational Outlook: The demand for skilled security risk specialists, consultants, policy analysts, and strategists is expected to rise in response to these evolving challenges. These roles are crucial in guiding organisations through the intricacies of risk assessment, mitigation strategies, and crisis management in a dynamically changing world.

Regulatory Considerations: As legislative and regulatory landscapes evolve, particularly in cybersecurity and data protection (e.g., GDPR implications), professionals in this field must stay abreast of changes to ensure compliance and protect against liabilities. Regulatory requirements vary across states and territories, highlighting the importance of consulting with relevant authorities to navigate the complexities of security solutions and strategies effectively.

Delivery Pathways

3CIR is an authorised third party of Asset College (RTO #31718). We provide the following methods of study in line with their policies:

OPTION 1 – Study Online

Our standard online delivery option allows you to complete one unit per month for up to 12 months. During this time, you will have regular contact with a dedicated trainer to assist you with your studies. We recommend dedicating 20-25 hours per week to ensure you get the most out of your learning experience.

Our accelerated learning option may suit those with prior knowledge, skills or qualifications. This option allows you to complete two monthly units for up to six months. To succeed in this intensive program, we recommend dedicating 30-40 hours per week to your studies.

Upon successful enrolment, you will be granted access to our interactive and user-friendly eLearning platform. Each unit includes reading materials and a series of assessment activities that can be completed at your own pace and convenience. Start the enrolment process now to take the first step towards your educational goals with 3CIR.

OPTION 2 – Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
If you already have skills and experience relevant to this qualification, you may be eligible for RPL and receive your qualification with little or zero additional study. Contact us or complete an RPL Assessment Form to determine the right option. Watch our video here.

Software and Technical Requirements

Welcome to 3CIR, your bridge to quality education. To ensure a seamless learning experience with us, we must understand and meet the technical requirements for our courses. The guidelines below provide the necessary information for setting up your device for optimal learning.

Essentials for Your Learning Journey

  1.     Hardware Specifications:

A contemporary computer system could be a PC, Mac, or tablet.
An inbuilt or external speaker and microphone for auditory activities.

  1.     Internet Connectivity:

An active internet connection is vital to access course materials, tutorials, and online resources. Please take a look at our detailed technical specs to know more about browser compatibility.

  1.     Software Specifications:

 Microsoft Office suite, including Word and PowerPoint. Alternatively, Mac or tablet users can utilize equivalent software.
For those relying on tablet applications, ‘Pages’ or similar apps can be used to create documents. However, please make sure you convert them to PDF format before submission.

Detailed Device Specifications

For Windows Users (PC / Laptop / Tablet):

Operating System: Windows 7 or newer.
Browser: Updated version of Google Chrome.
Essential Software: Microsoft Office (Version 2010 or higher)
The most recent versions of Adobe Flash Player & Adobe PDF Reader.

For Apple Mac Users:

Operating System: Mac OS X 10.6 or above.
Browser: The latest version of Chrome or Safari.
Essential Software: Microsoft Office tailored for Mac (Version 2010 or higher).
The most recent versions of Adobe Flash Player & Adobe PDF Reader.

For Android Device Users:

Operating System: Android’s newest version.
Browser: Updated version of Google Chrome.

For iPhone & iPad Users:

Operating System: Latest iOS version.
Browser: Updated version of Google Chrome.
Special Note: If you’re an iPad or iPhone user, you’ll need to use a PC, laptop, or Dropbox account to upload documents for submission.

Thank you for ensuring your system meets our technical requirements. This guarantees a smoother educational experience and ensures that you can make the most of the tools and resources 3CIR has to offer. Happy learning!

Further Studies

After completing this qualification, you can explore further study through the following courses:


Choose the way you pay

Whether you’re studying online or obtaining your qualification through RPL, we provide several convenient options:

  • Direct Transfer
  • Credit
  • BPay
  • PayID
  • Paypal

Learn about your payment options or contact us today.

Payment Plans

Break down the cost of your qualification through our easy payment plan options.

PAYRIGHTPays your qualification upfront and creates a manageable plan spread over your nominated timeframe with fortnightly or monthly payment options.

AFTERPAY: Pay your fee over 6 weeks. No interest and no fees when you pay on time. This payment method has a maximum limit amount of $2000. Please let us know if you want to pay with AfterPay, and we will send you a personal link.

Frequently Asked Questions

There are many reasons to study a Diploma of Security and Risk Management. The world we live in is an increasingly uncertain one, and having the skills and knowledge to manage security and risk is essential for both individuals and organisations.

There are many jobs that a diploma of security and risk management can lead to. Some positions may require additional certification or training, but generally, someone with this diploma would be qualified for jobs such as loss prevention officer, safety inspector, security guard, and event security. With additional education or experience, one could also pursue a career in risk management, corporate security, or border force.

You can either enrol for Online Study or apply through RPL, which will allow you to get credit for knowledge and skills that are already familiar with life experience, work experiences or self-study. This is great if you need a qualification quickly.

We know that you want successful results, and at 3CIR we’re here to help. We have trainers who will be happy to answer any questions or provide advice when needed!

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Qualification Outcomes

Most often employed as:

  • Community and Personal Service Workers: 39.3%
  • Professionals: 28.9%
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers: 15%

Top industries employing graduates:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: 52%
  • Public Administration and Safety: 15.6%
  • Education and Training: 10.1%

In addition to the foundational roles and industries, security and risk management program graduates find employment across a wider range of sectors, reflecting the versatility of the qualification. Key areas of employment include:

  • Organisational and facility security risk management
  • Banking, finance, and insurance security risk management
  • Cash in transit, ATM security risk management
  • Event security risk management and public liability investigation
  • Government, education, and university security risk management
  • Celebrity, political, & VIP security risk management
  • Health facility, transport, and port facility security risk management

This expansion of employment opportunities is driven by the increasing recognition of the critical importance of security and risk management within various settings, from the corporate to the public sector, indicating a broad field of potential career paths for graduates​.

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