Security Officer (Monitoring)


Interested in up skilling in the Security industry? Do you have an interest in working with CCTV? Then Monitoring is for you! Learn how to work within a control room providing exceptional service and secure yourself an exciting new career!


A Monitoring Statement of Attainment (partial Certificate III in Security Operations) will be awarded upon successful completion of this course. Participants may then apply to the Office of Fair Trading to add the Security Officer (Monitoring) function to their Class 1 Security Providers Licence. This function allows the licensee to undertake the following roles:

  • Security Control Room Operator
  • CCTV Monitoring Officer
Entry Requirements

In order to undertake this course, participants must have completed a Certificate II in Security Operations or hold a current QLD Security Providers Licence.

Must be 18 years of age or older and have had no criminal convictions in previous 10 years to be eligible for a Security Providers Licence. Note. Driving offences (e.g. speeding, drink driving, etc.) are not normally disqualifying offences.

Must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold an appropriate Visa to work in the Security Industry in Queensland.

Sufficient Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills to read and understand organisational policies and procedures, write reports and communicate with others in plain English. Participants may choose to undertake an LLN assessment with one of our qualified assessors prior to committing to their enrolment in this course if they are unsure of these requirements.

Units of Competency

This skill set is based on the licensing requirements for a QLD Security Providers Licence.

Security Officer (Monitoring) Skill Set
  • CPPSEC2018A Monitor electronic reporting facility
  • CPPSEC3020A Monitor security from control room.