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UEE31420 Certificate III in Security Equipment

National ID: UEE31420 State ID: BFL4
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Are you looking for a security career with current skills?

When you complete the Certificate III in Security Equipment you'll be looking at a career as a security equipment tradesperson.

You will gain the knowledge and practical skills to work effectively in the security industry, installing large and small security systems, including CCTV.

The Certificate III in Security Equipment is an apprenticeship; please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

  • Program and commission commercial security and closed circuit television systems
  • Troubleshoot circuits
  • Work with wired and wireless systems
  • Work with drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes, and specifications
  • Workplace health and safety

I have the following attributes:

  • Good communication skills
  • Able to follow plans and instructions, and solve problems
  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Enjoy and have an aptitude for technical and engineering activities
  • Honest and trustworthy

This course is an apprenticeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

Apprentices must obtain a conditional installers license as required by WA Police Force Licensing and Compliance Unit.


You will need to bring the following when attending on campus training:

  • Safety glasses
  • Safety gloves (Cut 2 Resistant)
  • Safety-cap work shoes/boots
  • A scientific calculator

Safety glasses and gloves ($10) will be stocked and available for sale (if needed) on the following campuses:

  • Balga
  • Clarkson
  • East Perth
  • Midland

You must also purchase the hard copy edition of the following textbooks before attending your first class:

It is however cheaper to buy both books as a Value pack 
Cengage offers a 10% discount if you use the code WOW10 at checkout.

This list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

Please note You can visit one of our four Jobs and Skills Centres located at NMT's  Balga, Joondalup, Midland and Perth campuses for free career planning advice and job search support.

Study options and next steps

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Semester 1, 2024

Balga - Apprenticeship

Duration 4 Years
When Semester 1, 2024
Where Balga
How Apprenticeship
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $3,100.50 $330.00 $3,430.50
Concession $925.38 $330.00 $1,255.38

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822

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