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ASIAL - Level 1 – Certified Security Technician

Level 1 – Certified Security Technician (CST)

Level 1 covers security fundamentals associated with the installation and maintenance of security equipment and cabling. It is designed for technicians who have at least 12 months field experience, a White Card and an Individual Security Licence.


  • ACMA Open Registration
  • Structured, Optical Fibre and Coaxial Cabling Endorsements

We recommend you read Pre-requisites for detailed information.

Note: Acceptable evidence must be submitted and approved prior to receiving a Certificate of Completion. 

No refund will be given if you are unable to provide this evidence.

Course content:

You will be required to successfully complete all four parts of this course:

1. Installation Practices

  • Cabling standards
  • Cabling practices

 2. Intruder Alarm Systems

  • Cabling standards
  • Basic electronics
  • Static electricity
  • Termination techniques
  • Components
  • Design principles
  • Commissioning

 3. CCTV Systems

  • Understanding resolutions and compression
  • Understanding lighting for CCTV applications
  • CCTV components (cameras, lenses, housings, power)
  • Data storage
  • Design

 4. IP Networking for the Security Industry

  • What is a network?
  • IP addressing and subnet masks
  • Port forwarding
  • Design a network

Course Delivery

Online (approx. 12 hours in total)

Course Outcome

A Certificate of Completion will be automatically awarded once all online learning and assessments are successfully completed, and evidence of re-requisites has been uploaded and approved.

Course Cost - $300.00 inc GST

Enrolling in this course

  1. Click on the link below – this will take you to Comtech Online Training (ASIAL).
  2. Create a new account (if you don’t already have one).
  3. Log in using your username and password.
  4. Pay for the course via PayPal.
  5. You are now enrolled in this course and have immediate access to the course materials.

Enrol in STC – Level 1