National code: UEE21620

Certificate II in Security Assembly and Set-up

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Overview About this course

Launch your career as you learn the fundamentals of security system setup. You’ll graduate prepared for higher-level study in the security field, as you develop the skills to give people peace of mind at home, at work, and in their community.

Outcomes What You'll Gain

Learning Outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Assemble and set-up wired and wireless base security systems

  • Fabricate, assemble and dismantle components

  • Use diagrams, standards and specifications

  • Source material and parts for installation or service jobs

  • Apply safe work practices

Course Outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • Practise real-world scenarios in simulated TAFE NSW workspaces

  • Assemble and install basic security systems

  • Gain essential industry knowledge around occupational health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace, and environmentally sustainable procedures

  • A strong pathway to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities

Suitability Is This Course Right For You?

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.

  • This course is offered as a traineeship. Enquire today to check the eligibility requirements.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • A desire and ability to learn using hand tools

  • Good hand-eye coordination

  • Good fine motor skills

  • An interest in and aptitude for technical work

  • The ability to follow instructions

  • Literacy and numeracy skills at a Year 10 school level or equivalent

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Future Career and Study Options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: Security installation assistant, Security cabler, Electrical trades assistant and Telecommunications trades assistant

Study pathways

Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

Previous study 0 Courses

Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.

The Certificate II in Security Assembly and Set-up does not have any pre-requisite courses.

Further study 1 Course

Advance your skills to take your career to the next level

Related study 2 Courses

Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.

Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate II in Security Assembly and Set-up qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 360 Weighting points, including 240 core and 120 speciality units.

Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

  • Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector UEERE0001

  • Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications UEECD0051

  • Assemble and set up basic security systems UEEEC0003

  • Document and apply measures to control WHS risks associated with electrotechnology work UEECD0016

TAFE NSW Services Facilities and Support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

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