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Certificate IV in Security and Risk Management

This qualification is for individuals working as developing and emerging leaders and managers in a range of enterprise and industry context. This practical courses develops innovative and resourceful approaches to managing people, reporting on finances and undertaking projects.

Our Level IV Certificate in Security and Risk Management Training

The security and risk management industry has never been bigger and with more and more companies hoping to hop aboard the health and safety train, there’s never been a better time than now to become a specialist and offer an extensive range of services. And how can you do this? With our Level IV Certificate in Security and Risk Management!

What will this course consist of?

As well as a dedicated tutor, a host of training facilities and materials and a variety of assets that can be put to immediate use by you as the student; you will also be able to study online and obtain a qualification within as little as twelve months! Your tutor will keep on top of your education with easy to submit online assessments, making it even easier for you to pass and reap the rewards.

How long should the course actually take?

As mentioned above, you could walk away with your very own level IV certificate in as little as twelve months. Plenty of students are able to keep to this timeframe, but if you work from home, if you are employed full time, or if you’d simply like to extend your study duration, then this course can be ideal for those requirements as well.

As we manage our own curriculum, whilst adhering to the national awarding body for this type of training and certification, your tutor could help you to develop a schedule that benefits your lifestyle – allowing you to complete your course as slowly, or as quickly as you want!

What types of careers can open up with a security and risk management certificate?

The security and risk management sector has never been bigger. Many of our students will go on to become:

  • Security Supervisors
  • Risk Consultants
  • Security Management
  • Team Leaders

Each of these roles can be as highly paid as they are enjoyable – and as more and more companies strive to employ experts with this qualification (of which you could be one of), there’s never been a better time to consider changing career, or enhancing your knowledge in the risk management sector.

Which types of assessments should you expect when signing up to this course?

In order to ensure that you are progressing at the right rate, our tutors will introduce a range of assessments that can A) help you to better your knowledge and B) ensure that you are learning at the required pace. These assessments can be tailored to suit you, with options to submit written assignments, or to take part in online exams and case studies.

How’s best to take this course?

Here at Westbourne College, we specialise in online training courses, so we’d definitely recommend that if you want to save time, effort and money – studying online might be the best way forward.

Once qualified, what will your level IV certification do for you?

With this certificate you could go on to offer an incredible variety of services to businesses of all sizes. This will mean that there won’t be many shortages in career opportunities – but what you can really do with a qualification like this is expect a greater income, in return for your expertise.

You will be able to pursue any number of careers that rely on risk management experts and security specialists; such as those within the financial, medical, industrial, commercial and retail sectors. With so many options available to you, we have no doubt that you’ll find employment, but before that – why not make sure that your knowledge is up to date by enrolling with one of the best online colleges in Australia?

Why might you want to choose to study with us?

We offer incredibly diverse courses, a range of fantastically well-trained tutors and industry experts, as well as a host of exciting curriculums to be a part of. We modify our training courses and programs to suit the needs of our students and this is why many consider us the best online training company in the country.

If you are keen to sign up to this course in particular, then you’ll undoubtedly want to get to grips with the requirements, the specifications and the potential rewards once you’ve obtained your qualifications.

There’s no better way to do that than by reaching out to our friendly team for a little helpful advice, or to make an enquiry about your enrolment. Why put your education in hands that won’t support you, when with us you won’t just be receiving a world-class education; you could also start taking advantage of endless career opportunities that will make themselves known once you are qualified?

Get in touch with us today to book your place on this course, or to find out a little more about what it entails from one of our friendly advisors.

About this qualification

This qualification is for individuals working as developing and emerging leaders and managers in a range of enterprise and industry context.


Assessment methods may include:

  • Projects / Research
  • Written Assignments & Case Studies
  • Scenarios

Delivery & Duration

  • 1 – 2 years
  • Blended mode learning or On-line

Your career

This course provides you with the skills and knowledge to undertake jobs roles such as:

  • Security Team Leader
  • Security Managers
  • Security Supervisors

Type of study

Classroom-Blended, Blended, Workplace, On-line.


After achieving the CPP40707 Certificate IV in Security and Risk Management, candidates may undertake a range of other Diploma qualifications.

What you will learn

You will learn to provide leadership through planning and communication.

One of Australia’s leading training providers

Westbourne is one of Australia’s leading training providers for individuals, businesses, community groups and Government with a record of success in designing and delivering nationally recognised training qualifications.

Fees & Payment Options

  • Option one – initial $250 administration fee and less than $3 a day up to 2 years – total payable $2,408*. Note, we cannot issue your qualification until payment has been received in full.
  • Option two – Pay up front and receive a 10% discount – total charge $2,168.

Entry Requirements

  • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. Applicant will be required to successfully complete an ACSF language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) assessment.
  • Learning (ACSF Level 3), reading (ACSF Level 3), writing (ACSF Level 3), oral communication (ACSF Level 3) and numeracy (ACSF Level 2) are desirable to participate in the course.

Units of competency

The CPP40707 Certificate IV in Security and Risk Management requires 15 units of competency:

  • BSBLDR402 Lead effective workplace relations
  • BSBLDR403 Lead team effectiveness
  • BSBWOR404 Develop work priorities
  • CPPSEC4001 Manage a safe workplace in the security industry
  • CPPSEC4002 Implement effective communication techniques
  • CPPSEC4003 Advise on security needs
  • CPPSEC4004 Monitor and review security operations
  • CPPSEC4005 Facilitate workplace briefing and debriefing processes
  • CPPSEC4006 Assess risks
  • CPPSEC4007 Assess threat
  • CPPSEC4012 Identify and assess security of assets
  • BSBMGT403 Implement continuous improvement
  • BSBCUS401 Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies
  • BSBHRM405 Support the recruitment, selection & induction of staff
  • BSBINN502 Build & sustain an innovative work environment
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