Chris Lee — Scott, 33, southern Highlands, is a security manager studying a Diploma in Security and Risk Management. Q. Why did you study the course and what did you like about it?
A. I was working as a security guard without much thought about my career when I decided to study a Certificate II in Security Operations. One of the first things I learnt was conducting operations for a VIP event. Not long after this I found myself doing the real thing with the British Prime Minister. The course gave me a lot of confidence. I can manage security situations much better than before.
Q. What are your plans for the future?
A. I would really like to start my own security business or work in a more senior management role. Q. What advice would you give someone wanting to get into the industry?
A. Find out which area you want to follow. There are interesting but very diverse areas so do your homework.