Security Trainers Association


Are you seeking comprehensive training materials and online programs tailored for the security industry? Look no further. Welcome to the Resources section of the Security Trainers Association Inc. (STA), where quality meets compliance.

Here, you’ll find an array of state and territory-specific resources designed to elevate the standards of security training across Australia. Our offerings range from online training programs for the CPP20218 Certificate II in Security Operations to specialized course materials that align with both ASQA and state-regulated RTOs.

Whether you’re a training provider seeking formal approval from regulatory bodies or a member looking to benefit from our high-quality resources, this hub serves as your one-stop solution. Explore our sample files to gauge the quality of our products, or delve into our Effective Security Officer’s Training Manual for insights into professional security training.

Join us in our mission to advance the Professional Security Industry through top-notch training and resources. Feel free to reach out for further information or to purchase our exclusive materials.

Browse through our offerings and take the first step toward a more secure and compliant future.


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Training resources

The Security Trainers Association Inc have developed resources for the Security Industry across Australia which are state and territory specific. The resources include the following which most resource developers will not provide.

Resources Include

  1. Training and Assessment Strategy
  2. Session plan
  3. Training Plan
  4. LLN – Pre training review
  5. Learner Guide
  6. Student Assessment and Instructions
  7. Assessor Guide and Instructions
  8. Assessment mapping
  9. RPL Pack
  10. Industry consultation templates
  11. Trainer matrix template
  12. PowerPoints
  13. Video’s and SOP’s (Cert II)


Security qualifications available are as follows:

  • CPP20218 Certificate II in Security Operations (available now)
  • CPP31318 Certificate III in Security Operations (available June 2020)
  • CPP31418 Certificate III in Close Protection Services (available in Aug 2020)
  • CPP30619 Certificate III in Investigative Services (available in Oct 2020)


The STA require you to remain a corporate member which help support the Association.


  • Membership Certificate
  • Linked logo of you RTO on our website
  • Invites to PD sessions (most a no extra cost)
  • Allows limited staff to attend PD sessions as part of your corporate membership
  • Support with RTO audits
  • Attend security audits (cost)
  • Newsletter


Please call the Association for pricing and sample on 0409 446 976.


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Online Resources

STA developed an online training program for CPP20218 Certificate II in Security Operations which has been approval by Victoria Police Licensing and Regulation Division (LRD).

For more information email:
Email Secretary

Purchase Request


Sample Resources

One of the benefits to having a membership with the Security Trainers Association is the quality resources that have been designed to suit both ASQA and state regulated RTO’s.

Download the demo files here: Download A Sample



course resources

If you would like to see some of the resources for yourself, please feel free to download a copy of our student manual and skills mapping document for your review.

Download the demo files here: Sample CP20212 Student Manual

Sample Skills Mapping Document
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