Security Foundation Courses

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Are you new to the security industry? Our Foundation courses will provide you with the basic skills and knowledge to help you find employment in the security sector. Security is a growing and varied industry – there are lots of opportunities for you to work across different sectors such as retail, mobile patrols, secure transport, courts, government agencies, events and many others. We have developed our own Security Career Pathway so that you can see where a career is security might take you. Wherever that is, C4 has the course that you need to take you there. So come and join us.

“When I first came I was scared that I would struggle with learning the course content as I have never worked in the security industry. The instructor is an awesome instructor and I have learnt so much today that I have so much confidence regarding security employment.”

Cherie Rangirangi

“Great teaching, always used examples for a better understanding for us shy ones who don’t want to ask.

“Super friendly and made us feel more comfortable.”

Elahnna Bennett


Certificate Of Approval training

This covers the mandatory training required for a security Certificate of Approval (COA) – Unit Standards 27360, 27361 and 27364. Delivery is a combination of online and practical classroom sessions. We also offer a complete Certificate of Approval service from licence application through to notifying PSPLA of training completion.  Click here for a downloadable brochure.

Price:  $330 (incl GST)

Security Foundation Skills

Our Security Skills Foundation course focuses on the essential skills required by beginning security personnel. The 5 day programme covers the mandatory COA training as well as First Aid, Fire, Health and Safety, Customer Service, CV development, and interview skills. We are also able to put you in front of prospective employers.  Click here for a downloadable brochure.

Next course starts February 8th 2021

Price: $1000 (incl GST)

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