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CPPSEC2017A Protect Self & Others Using Basic Defensive Techniques


This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply basic defensive techniques in a security risk situation. It requires the ability to use basic lawful defensive techniques to protect the safety of self and others.



May form part of the licensing requirements for persons engaged in security operations in those states and territories where these are regulated activities. This unit of competency has wide application in the security industry in those roles involving operational activities. Competency requires legal and operational knowledge applicable to relevant sectors of the security industry. The knowledge and skills described in this unit are to be applied within relevant legislative and organisational guidelines.
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