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RPL is currently available for this nationally recognised qualification.


Take your security career to the next level by completing the Diploma of Security and Risk Management using recognition of prior learning.

Intended for the security professional this course offers a structured RPL process in which current supervisory security operatives are able to use current skills and knowledge to gain the highest security qualification available in Australia.

Course Overview

Course Code: CPP50611

The dynamic and exciting discipline of security and risk management will offer graduates with the opportunity to work with some of Australia’s largest government and corporate sector organisations. The Diploma of Security and Risk Management will provide the skills and knowledge to implement security risk management plans and a thorough understanding of the methodology for analysing risks and threats.

The Diploma of Security and Risk Management is a multi-disciplinary qualification appropriate for those with a keen interest in the planning, assessment and methodology of security risk management along with risk or threat analysis. The skills and knowledge gained from this qualification will be necessary for risk investigations into natural, deliberate, accidental and perceived disasters as well as the ability to hold inquiries into threats within and to Government, Private or Corporate Organisation. You will be responsible for the implementation of plans on behalf of directors and government advisers within risk assessment and management requirements. This professional stream offers rewarding salaries and the opportunity of career risk management positions.

Career Outcomes

The Diploma of Security and Risk Management offers rewarding salaries, career opportunities and corporate recognition in risk management positions. Relevant position titles include:

  • Risk Management Specialist
  • Security Risk Adviser
  • Healthcare Security Specialist
  • Threat Analysis Officer
  • Crime Prevention Officer
  • Crime Prevention Co-Ordinator
  • Security Investigating Management
  • Departmental Risk Strategist
  • State Government Protective Manager
  • Risk Management Policy Developer
  • Policy Implementation Officer
  • Legislative Risk Assessment Manager
Course Duration

This qualification is currently offered under an RPL process only:

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Recognition of Current Competencies (RCC) options are available for students on request and assistance will be provided to determine eligibility. Each student requesting RPL will be interviewed and they should provide a portfolio of evidence to support their application and may be assessed on the job. On the job assessments can be conducted to assess current skills and knowledge. Being a self-paced program, the time required to complete the process is dependent on the hours per week you put into it. The more hours you put in, the quicker you can complete.

All Nationally Accredited courses are competency based which means that you can complete the course at your own pace and complete sooner than the expected completion if you wish.


Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally accredited Diploma of Security and Risk Management (CPP50611).

Entry Requirements

Given the specialist nature of this course, you must be currently employed in a relevant role in this industry. If you have previous work experience in a relevant role you can apply to progress through an online RPL process. Your online assessments will require you to have access to appropriate workplace tasks and resources which relate to the unit of competency.

About Gold Coast Training College

By submitting an enquiry on this Diploma of Security and Risk Management, you will receive a complimentary course consultation with Gold Coast Training College.

Gold Coast Training College is a leading Registered Training Organisation (RTO) that innovates the effective and efficient delivery of vocational qualifications and short courses to working professionals, job seekers and school leavers. As one of the Premium RTOs in Australia, they partner with businesses and career-minded individuals to secure superior measurable outcomes.

RTO number: 40816

The Diploma of Security and Risk Management consists of the following units of competence:

Establish and maintain an occupational health and safety system
Coordinate security operations
Assess security risk management options
Manage quality customer service
Manage people performance
Manage personal work priorities and professional development
Ensure team effectiveness
Prepare security risk management plan
Implement security risk management plan
Manage budgets and financial plans
Build and sustain an innovative work environment
Support the recruitment , selection and induction of staff

Security professional wishing to undertake this course have two years to complete the RPL process. Extensions may be given. Please contact the college on 07 5528 3591 to discuss this option if required or to have any further questions clarified about our Diploma of Security and Risk Management course offered using RPL.