Skills Training College provides the best security guard courses Salisbury has to offer. 

 With our training services conveniently located near Salisbury train station in Parabanks Shopping Centre, we’re easily accessible for North Adelaide’s prospective security students.

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Interested in starting a career in the security industry? Take the first step by enrolling in a Certificate II in Security Operations at our Salisbury security training venue. 


CPP20218 Certificate II in Security Operations is the qualification needed to apply for a South Australian security agent licence with the Department of Consumer and Business Services.

As a CRICOS registered training organisation, Skills Training College’s training services are available for eligible domestic students. Courses for international students or those on a student visa are available in nearby Adelaide.

Completing this course is a necessary first step toward employment in entry level security operations roles in either the public and private security industry. Among the possible career opportunities available upon completing this course are the following:

  • Security guard or security officer
  • Licensed crowd controllers venues or major events/sporting events
  • Control room operator
  • Unarmed guard
  • Loss prevention officer

A Certificate II in Security Operations issued by Skill’s Training College is the key to a bright new career in the security industry. Upon successful completion of our security operations course, you’ll be eligible for additional training services and courses offered to further advance your new security career. You’ll open opportunities to further learning, such as Certificate III, and new job roles such as a cash in transit officer, transport security protection, or a guard dog handler.


Price: $599
Delivery: Blended (Online & In Person)
Duration: 1 Week (In-person)

SALISBURY Security Training Course

Skills Training College’s security courses are the perfect way to begin your new security operations career. Through extensive training we’ll teach you the practical skills to apply security procedures including how to:

  • Apply risk assessment to protect persons and security clients such as individuals, venues, major events, establishments, or their personal effects.
  • Control access to and monitor property.
  • Conflict management
  • Enact evacuation procedures.
  • Safely remove intoxicated persons if necessary.
  • Provide emergency response first aid skills.

There are no academic prerequisites or prior learning required to enrol in CPP20218 Certificate II in Security Operations. However, there are entry requirements students must meet before they can enrol in security courses, and it is each student’s personal responsibility to ensure they meet them. To meet the entry requirements to enrol in our security training course you must:

  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Be an Australian citizen, permanent resident.
  • Possess basic physical fitness.
  • Possess effective communication skills via written and verbal English skills.
  • Possess competent numeracy skills.
  • Have your own laptop, tablet, or other device to bring to class for the face-to-face training components.

It is also strongly recommended you first complete a criminal history check. Students may not be eligible to apply for Certificate II in Security Operations if they have been convicted of a disqualifying offence in the last 10 years or are a “close associate” of criminals. A list of offences serious enough to automatically disqualify potential applicants is available from the South Australian Government.

If you have any questions about your eligibility please contact us directly on

For domestic students, CPP20218 Certificate II in Security Operations uses a blended delivery method. We combine independent, self-paced online learning with in-person, practical training. We strongly recommend completing the online portion first to prepare for your face-to-face training. Practical classes run over fulltime hours, beginning 9am and continuing until 5pm each weekday over five days, with additional self-paced exams for you to complete at home.

If any student has first aid training certificate they have completed prior to this security course and they can provide evidence, they will have one fewer days in-person classes needed to attend.

Book early, as space is limited.

The fee for domestic students is a single upfront payment of $599 for the entire course, including a $100 non refundable enrolment fee.

For all students there is a cancellation fee of $100. Terms and conditions for cancellation and rescheduling fees can be found here.

After completing CPP20218 Certificate II in Security Operations, your will be eligible to apply for a security agent licence. Applications come with additional costs which are charged by the South Australian government and not included in your course fee.



Ready to start your career in the security industry? View all our upcoming Salisbury security course dates and enrol online today.

LocationCourse TitleTraining BeginsPrice
(ex GST)
Salisbury (SA)
map 38434 1

Salisbury (SA)
6/89 John Street
Salisbury 5108

Certificate II in Security Operations (Domestic - 1 week Face-to-Face Practical) Plus Online TheoryMon, 10 Jun 2024
Salisbury (SA)
map 38434 1

Salisbury (SA)
6/89 John Street
Salisbury 5108

Certificate II in Security Operations (Domestic - 1 week Face-to-Face Practical) Plus Online TheoryMon, 15 Jul 2024



Security guards provide quality services to protect security clients, persons, clients, venues, or personal effects. They enact security procedures such as risk management, monitoring crowd behaviour for inappropriate, dangerous, or criminal activity, and apply effective communication skills to manage conflict to resolve security risk situations which could threaten the safety of people or a person’s property while complying with legal and procedural requirements. They be even be required to provide emergency response first aid.

No, not entirely. Our security operations course is provided through a blended delivery model consisting of a combination of in-person practical learning and independent online study.

After passing our security training course you will be eligible to apply for a security agent licence online. You can begin the application process at this link. Additional fees will be charged by the South Australian government as part of your application, these are independent of any course fees.

Legal and procedural requirements dictate the police need to fingerprint all security providers. After your form as been lodged South Australia Police will contact you via email to explain and begin the fingerprinting process.

Yes. A South Australian security agent licence must be renewed every twelve months, and it is the licence holder’s own responsibility to ensure their licence remains current. You can renew a security agent licence by following this link.

Yes, in most circumstances it is possible to transfer your security agent licence to a different state. This is done through a process known as mutual recognition, of which the details and costs are different for each state as licensing requirements vary. You can find out how to apply for mutual recognition by checking the government website of the state you are looking to transfer to.

Security officers are in high demand in the hospitality industry. As such, both a Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) or Responsible Gambling Services (RSG) qualification compliment a security training course and open up a wider range of employment opportunities for a prospective security officer.