Qualification Details

CPP30507 Certificate III in Technical Security

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The CPP30507 Certificate III in Technical Security reflects the role of a Technical Security Technician and will cover the educational requirements for telecommunications licencing (Open Registration Course) as well as endorsements for work with Coaxial Cabling and Structured Cabling, which are the most common cabling types for CCTV work. The Alarm Installation Component will cover the set-up of a security monitoring system (for example, Passive Infra-Red sensors) as well as instruction on how to program the control panel for the end users. In the CCTV Installation Component you will learn how to install and test cameras and cabling for a complete CCTV system solution for a domestic or commercial premise. Security and alarm system installation work is a regulated activity in some Australian States and Territories. To find out about your licensing/regulatory requirements, please contact your Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authority at National or State/Territory level, or check on the Australian Security Industry Association (ASIAL)'s website.


Funding, Incentives and Subsidies

MILCOM is approved for a range of government funding programs in a number of States and Territories. Contact us on 1300 369 320 to find out whether this program is available under funding and whether you may be eligible.

Learning Outcomes

After completion of this course and all assessments, you will be issued with the Nationally Recognised Qualification CPP30507 Certificate III in Technical Security.

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to

  • Access Control
  • Biometrics
  • IP Systems
  • Building Automation
  • Cabling Techniques (ACMA Open Rule)
  • Coaxial Cabling
  • Structured Cabling

Units of Competency

The CPP30507 Certificate III in Technical Security requires 14 units (10 Core and 4 Elective):

CPPSEC3001A Maintain Workplace Safety in the Security Industry (Core)
CPPSEC3006A Coordinate a Quality Security Service to Customers (Core)
CPPSEC3035A Identify Technical Security Requirements (Core)
CPPSEC3040A Plan and coordinate installation of security equipment and system (Core)
Alarm Subjects
CPPSEC3046A Configure a Security System (Elective)
CPPSEC3036A Program Security Equipment and System (Core)
CPPSEC3037A Test Installed Security Equipment and System (Core)
CPPSEC3039A Identify and Diagnose Electronic Security Equipment and System Fault (Core)
CPPSEC3041A Maintain and Service Security Equipment and System (Core)
CCTV Subjects
CPPSEC3038A Commission and Decommission Security Equipment and System (Core)
CPPSEC3042A Identify and Diagnose CCTV Equipment and System Fault (Elective)
Open Registration
ICTCBL2137A Install, maintain and modify customer premises communication cabling: ACA Open Rule (Core)
Structure and Coax
ICTCBL301 Install, terminate and certify structured cabling installation (Elective)
ICTCBL303 Install and terminate coaxial cable (Elective)
Credit Transfer and RPL offered for the eligible learners.
Note - Due to some units having prerequisite requirements the sequence of delivery will not be varied for those units

Course Duration

This qualification is delivered face-to- face at the MILCOM training centre over 12 – 24 months.

Mode of delivery

Delivery is done via face to face training, online learning and includes knowledge and skills based assessment. MILCOM ensures to satisfy the requirement of amount of learning and AQF volume of learning for this course which includes all teaching, learning and assessment activities that are required to be undertaken by the learner to achieve the learning outcomes.

Your Career

This course provides you with the skills and knowledge to undertake job roles such as:
  • Commercial Property Security System Installer
  • Commercial Data Network Installer
  • Security Advisor


After achieving the CPP30507 Certificate III in Technical Security, candidates may undertake CPP40707 Certificate IV in Security and Risk Management.

Course Fees

The total course fee is $4,000 (GST free)

MILCOM’s Entry Requirements

Applicant will be required to successfully complete an ACSF language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) assessment.
ICTWHS2170A Follow work health and safety and environmental policies and procedures
ICTCBL2136A Install, maintain and modify customer premises communications cabling: ACMA Restricted Rule* OR Equivalent ICT Unit of Competency

Expression of Interest

Send an email to training@milcom.edu.au including your contact details to express your interest in this course, and we will get in touch to discuss your options with you.