Use your technical problem-solving skills to work as a large security systems installer in the dynamic security industry. Learn to set up large and wireless security systems and provide your community with a sense of safety.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Solve problems in circuits
Use engineering drawings
Assemble, set up and install large security systems
Install and test wired and wireless security systems
Safely use hand and power tools
Apply occupational health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
A nationally accredited qualification at Certificate III level
Exposure to the industry through simulated workplace environments
Experience using industry standard hand and power tools
Skills to install and test wireless and wired security systems
A strong pathway to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities
This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
Check the campus page for requirements to take this course as an apprenticeship
This course may also be offered as a non-apprenticeship. Enquire today to discuss your eligibility
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
A desire to learn using hand tools
Good hand-eye coordination
The ability and desire to solve technical problems
An interest in and aptitude for technical work
The ability to follow instructions
Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) at a Year 10 high school level
TAFE NSW may ask you to complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills test.
This skills test helps us to understand your individual study needs, to design an individualised plan that supports your study success and ensures your LLN skills match the demands of the course.
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.
Our graduates go onto roles like:
Electronic Equipment Trades Workers install, maintain and repair electronic equipment and systems such as audio and visual reproduction equipment, home entertainment systems, computers and electronic security systems.
Other jobs include: business equipment technician, customs electronics installations technician, electrical fitter, audio visual installation technician and electronics engineering technical officer.
A Class 2 security licence, also known as a security operative licence, is required for workers who want to carry out security work in NSW. This licence allows you to work in a wide range of specialist fields in the security industry. Visit the NSW Police website for more information on applying for your Class 2 security licence.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
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.
Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate III in Security Equipment qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 1060 Weighting points, including 640 core and 420 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.
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
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