PSP50316 Diploma of Government Security
CPP50619 Diploma of Security Risk Management


About this Qualification

This program is a combination of the qualifications PSP50316 Diploma of Government Security and CPP50619 Diploma of Security Risk Management.

It is suitable for individuals who need to apply integrated technical and theoretical concepts in a broad range of contexts to undertake advanced skilled duties in a government security environment. The program is also suitable for those who provide specialist advice on strategies to mitigate risk to people, property and assets including crowded places, as defined by Australia’s Strategy for Protecting Crowded Places from Terrorism (2017). Security risk consultants operating at this level work with a high level of autonomy to assess the current threat environment, assess risk management options, and prepare and implement security risk management plans and communication systems to respond to active threats.

Course Prerequisites

The legislated entry requirement for the program is that the candidate must hold

  • CPP40707 Certificate IV in Security and Risk Management, or
  • CPP40719 Certificate IV in Security Management, or
  • CPP41519 Certificate IV in Security Risk Analysis

Units of Competency

  • PSPETH003     Promote the values and ethos of public service
  • PSPLEG003     Promote compliance with legislation in the public sector
  • PSPSEC011     Assess security risks
  • PSPSEC012     Develop security risk management plans
  • PSPSEC013     Implement and monitor security risk management plans
  • PSPSEC014     Coordinate protective security
  • BSBWHS501   Ensure a safe workplace
  • 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
  • PSPMGT006   Develop a business case
  • PSPGEN054    Use complex workplace communication strategies
  • PSPGEN046    Undertake research and analysis

Course Information

Course Code
PSP50316 & CPP50619


Delivery & Duration
Blend of self-paced online learning combined with an intensive five-day face-to-face workshop.

Eligible candidates can commence the online component of the training at any time.


Course dates

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