This is a qualification for managerial positions who provide specialist advice to mitigate risk to people, property & assets, as defined by Australia’s Strategy for Protecting Crowded Places from Terrorism (2017).

Diploma of Security Risk Management


The CPP50619 Diploma of Security Risk Management has been designed to develop your knowledge and skills in risk assessment and risk management methodologies as they apply to the security of an organisation’s property, assets and people.  This qualification is suited to individuals in a management position and is particularly suitable for a manager responsible for risk management and security.

One course offers many courses of action and pathways for you. This qualification is Release 2 and is a superseded qualification.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded a CPP50611 Diploma of Security and Risk Management. 

What do I need before I start?

This strategy is targeted at students who must be currently employed in a full time, part-time, or casual capacity in a security or supervisors’ role and have access to a workplace environment to complete the assessment tasks and to practice applying the unit requirements in a variety of different security situations.

The pre-requisites for this qualification are:

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

Prior to entering this program, applicants have an interview to determine their suitability and ensure that this is the most appropriate training program to suit their individual needs and goals. Language, Literacy and Numeracy test forms are part of this process.

Learners should be able to read and write English at approximately grade 12 level with reasonable computer skills.

Before commencing this course, you will be required to undertake an Online intermediate English language, literacy and numeracy (LLN ASSESSMENT). Upon inquiry, you will be sent an invitation to complete.

If you are completing the course via an online or RPL delivery mode, you will need access to a computer with word processing, PDF reader capabilities and an internet connection.

Please be advised we are unable to train students on a student visa. You must find a CRICOS registered training provider.

What will I need to provide to enrol? 

The minimum requirement to confirm your course enrolment is to provide us with a Unique Student Identifier and payment.

You will also need to complete your enrolment form and upload a photo. 

This will be communicated to you via email once you have inquired through  

To complete this course you must demonstrate competency in a total of 10 units. These units have been selected to give you the most comprehensive overview at management level. 

 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
  • CPPSEC5002  Coordinate Security Operations

You can view the full list of units available to study within this qualification on

*If you wish to change one or more of your elective units please contact us.  While we endeavour to be able to provide all options, changes to elective units cannot be guaranteed. The cost for custom unit packaging is $300 per qualification for full study or $150 for RPL. 

Learners will be required to complete several tasks for each unit which may include short response answers, demonstration of skills, participation in role plays, case studies and taking part in group discussions.


Access to technology will be required to complete this qualification including:

  • computer (Mac/ PC etc., browser, version etc.)
  • access to Zoom for virtual training, Skype for trainer support etc.


If a learner is seeking to use observations in the workplace examples and systems to show competency, then access to workplace will be required.

Online- Coming Soon- Contact us if this is an option for you

To complete your qualification, a portal called CIRT will be utilised to manage and track your completion of units.

Assessment Only / RPL

For people with evidence of their extensive experience.

We aim to have all RPL assessments finalised within 16 weeks. The actual time frame depends on the course you are seeking RPL for, how long it takes you to supply the evidence and how long it takes us to verify your evidence.

Blended – Classroom and Workplace Based

  • Eight days face to face (or zoom) training workshops – 2 days each quarter
  • Scheduled monthly telephone tutorials with your dedicated trainer
  • A visit to your workplace each quarter by your trainer to undertake assessment observation (either in the workplace or via zoom)
  • You will also need to be willing to complete up to 6 -10 hours per week self-study for the duration of the course.

Custom Enrolment

The number of hours outlined is a guide only and each individual will learn at a different pace. On enrolment, each student is provided with an individual learning plan to suit their needs. Students may request an extension or submit their assessments early as required to suit their individual learning need

Please contact us at to see if this option is for you.

Where a student is experiencing difficulty in successfully managing the academic aspects of the program they may request additional assistance from their trainer.  Alternatively, the trainer may also identify a student as being at risk and in need of additional learning support.

The trainer can provide assistance in a number of ways:

  • individual coaching session, either in person or via Skype
  • additional telephone tutorial session(s)
  • additional/alternate reading materials/podcasts/YouTube clips depending on the nature of the content area

Where the student is experiencing any personal difficulties s/he should be referred to the CEO who will seek to assist.  If the student’s needs exceed CHD Partner’s support capacity, it will refer the student to an appropriate external agency.

The cost of this course will vary depending on individual and group prices. Contacts us to find out your price.

Payment plans are available, please contact our Training Coordinator to find out more

CHD Partners acknowledges that it has a responsibility to protect the fees paid by students in advance of their training and assessment services being delivered. To meet our responsibilities CHD Partners may accept payment of no more than $1500 from each individual student prior to the commencement of the course.

Following the course commencement, CHD Partners may require payment of additional fees in scheduled payments in advance from the student but only such that at any given time, the total amount required to be paid does not exceed $1,500.

Student can choose to sign up for 12 monthly payments. There are no fees for direct debit but 2.5% processing fee on credit card.

CHD Partners endeavours to assist all of its clients, employers and learners by providing quality training suited to their individual needs.

If you work in the industry,have had prior experience or would like to seek recognition for a combination of skills and experience, RPL is available for this course.

What does this mean for you?

Based on the current work you have already done and your role of responsibility you may be able to receive this qualification without having to complete any additional study.

To find out if you’re eligible for this qualification call us on 4964 4055 or email