Control Room Operator: Everything You Need To Know Our newest CPP30411 Certificate III in Security Operations elective is Control Room. Choosing the right path to take in the security industry can be a hard decision to make, so here is an insight into the Control Room Operator role and what it entails. A Control Room Operator is a person who monitors activity through CCTV. It’s not all sitting in a darkened room as you may also be required to respond in person and/or conduct additional guarding duties such as patrolling. A control room is typically on-site but may be [...]
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3 Great Reasons To Upskill To A Certificate III in Security Operations CPP30411 Certificate III in Security Operations is ideal for students looking to gain an upper hand within the security industry. If you have recently completed a CPP20212 in Certificate II in Security Operations this course is the perfect route to upskill and progress further within the Security Industry. Here are 3 reasons you should start your Certificate III today! 1. Increase your employment possibilities Employers look for highly skilled and qualified guards in an industry where competition is fierce. If you wish to stand out from the [...]
Top 7 Tips To Tighten Your Supply Chain Security We have all heard the saying “A chain is only as strong as its weakest link” but to repair or replace that weak link, you first need to identify it. These are my seven tips for improving the sustainability or resilience of your supply chain security 1. Identify all of the nodes in your supply chain No two organisational supply chains are alike, as there are many dependencies and interdependencies at all levels. Some organisations perform a cursory mapping of their supply chain (some not at all) and [...]
Developing A Loss Prevention / Security Culture In Your Organisation The security / loss prevention department in an organisation is one of the few departments that regularly has its value measured by what does not happen rather than what does. Due to this fact, coupled with the ever ongoing problem security professionals face, of tangibly showing senior management a clear return on investment in funding the department, security / loss prevention departments can quite often be resourced to the bare minimum with a small handful of people.So with only having access to minimum resources, how can an organisation ensure [...]
Perception Change of Site Security Vulnerabilities - Licensed Premises We are all creatures of habit. We get dressed in the same order every day, brush our teeth in the same way and eat our breakfast in basically the same routine every day.We are all creatures of habit. We get dressed in the same order every day, brush our teeth in the same way and eat our breakfast in basically the same routine every day.Unfortunately, habit also crosses over to the way we look at our places of work. Quite often we park in the same place, walk the same [...]
A Quick Guide To Applying For A Victorian Security Licence This guide aims to help you develop an overall understanding of the process of applying for a Victorian Security Licence. Individual and business Private Security Applications must now be lodged online via the Victoria Police eServices Portal. To lodge a new application you need to register for an eServices account. Click here to register The eServices account enables you to complete your application online, track the progress and receive notifications from the Licensing and Regulation Division. Available Services/Applications with the Licensing & Regulation Division (LRD) The Licensing & Regulation Division [...]
A Definitive Guide On How To Become A Security Guard & Start Working At Exciting Locations If you are you wondering on how to become a security guard, this definitive step-by-step guide will assist you in choosing your career pathway in the field of security. Congratulations on taking the first step towards an exciting, stable and promising career that will take you places. No matter what your background is, security industry can be a great career option. Step 1. Find The Right Training Provider Choosing a right [...]
5 Great Reasons to Start A Career In Security in 2019 “What are my prospects? Why should I join Security?”This is the second, most asked question by our students aspiring to join the security industry (First one still being - Will you help me get a job?)Well, how’s this for a start, Security is never going away, EVER!1. Security is the Future (A Wise & Safe Career Choice)There will be obvious changes in the way Security would be carried out in future, but this is one profession that is going to stick around. Individuals and businesses today, need security more [...]
Why Should Women Consider Private Investigations As A Potential Career Option? Private investigator – what images does that conjure up? Long gone are the days of men hiding in the shadows, and not every private investigator wears a moustache or drives a Ferrari. According to some of the major security firms, female investigators make up more than 50% of their workforce – and for good reason. Put Your Natural Abilities & Instincts to Test The unique skills, talents and abilities of women are recognised as essential and in high demand in the industry. Female investigators tend to be [...]
5 Common Misconceptions about Security Guards It goes without saying that movies and TV shows can often influence the way we think or view the world and the Security industry is certainly no exception. Thanks to Hollywood, there are a bunch of misconceptions out there about being a security officer and what it’s really like to work in the industry. If you believe what you see in movies, you might think that security jobs are all high-flying and dangerous. Or on the other side of the stereotype; you may perceive security officers as being lazy, unskilled or that [...]