SECURE A VARIED FUTURE
CERTIFICATE COURSE AN ENTRY INTO SECURITY SECTOR
FROM looking out for foreign dignitaries to controlling the rowdier elements of crowds at a cricket match, a career in security offers great variation.
The entry level is a licence obtained through a Certificate II and can extend to a Diploma in Security and Risk Management.
TAFE Sydney’s courses cover workplace health and safety, teamwork and resolving conflict, right up to identifying threats and risks, and how to conduct investigations, preparing tenders and legal risk management for small business.
Students learn how to minimise a conflict situation, provide discreet se- curity for VIPs and how to identify threats and vulnerabilities in an organisation.
The diploma teaches students how to how to prepare a security risk management plan and a business plan.
To be successful as a security guard or manager you must have good communications and negotiating skills and be able to understand complex legislation and organisational procedures.
Security staff help maintain order at sporting events.