CPP31418 Cert III in Close Personal Protection


($950 FULL RPL)

Please note this course can only be provided to people in WA. No refunds will be provided if you enrol from outside WA.


This qualification reflects the role of a close protection operative who is responsible for providing security services to protect the safety and security of principals who may be celebrities, political figures, very important persons (VIPs) or other persons requiring close protection services. This qualification provides an occupational licence outcome of a close protection operative.

Occupational titles could include:

  • close protection operative.

This qualification is suitable for people within or entering the security industry who wish to specialise in the provision of close protection services. It provides a pathway to further learning and work in various security roles and settings, including security risk management.

Close protection operatives work in a team environment under limited supervision and use discretion and judgement in known and unpredictable work contexts.

This course will cover demonstration of skills and knowledge through, in part, a dynamic practical operation that will involve you actually implementing your operational order to pick up a VIP and his valuables from the airport, transporting them to a public location, then returning both valuables and VIP safely to their destination.

Utilising the = SMEAC model for Operational Planning, Paragon Corporate Training is the only training organisation in WA that delivers this great skill set as part of the Certificate III in Close Protection Operations. Very hands-on training.

Course Date: Please contact office

CPP31418 Certificate III in Close Protection Operations
CPPSEC3101 Manage conflict and security risks through negotiation
CPPSEC3103 Determine and implement response to security risk situation
CPPSEC3105 Coordinate provision of quality security services to clients
CPPSEC3121 Control persons using empty hand techniques
CPPSEC3122 Plan provision of close protection services
CPPSEC3123 Implement close protection services
HLTAID006 Provide advanced first aid
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
Specified Electives
BSBFLM312 Contribute to team effectiveness
CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
CPPSEC3102 Maintain operational safety and security of work environment
CPPSEC3104 Coordinate monitoring and control of individual and crowd behaviour
CPPSEC3106 Gather, organise and present security information and documentation
Plus one of the following units
CPPSEC3125 Implement security procedures to protect critical infrastructure and public assets
PMAOMIR21O Control evacuation to muster point


Intermediate computer skills

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Please note that CPP30411 (superseded) is not equivalent to CPP31418 (current)

If you wish to apply for RPL we will require an up to date resume detailing your experience, Certificate II in Security Operations qualification and any other qualifications you may have and a copy of current first aid certificate if you have one. We can then advise what is required in order to obtain the qualification and the cost.

If RPL is granted for any of the units in the qualification then an RPL Questionnaire is required to be completed to demonstrate you have the required knowledge for the particular unit. This is a requirement by the Training Accreditation Council and the WA Police.

If you are interested applying for RPL, then please contact us for further details.


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