Bodyguard training and qualifications

To be allowed to perform this activity the person must hold a full Security General Guarding licence and the following qualifications.

Training units accepted until 30 September 2020

Units for a full employee and/or agent individual licenceAdditional training units for agent individual licence

Applicants for employee and agent licence must complete these units before applying for a licence

Applicants for an agent licence must complete these additional training units

  • BSBFLM303C - Contribute to effective workplace relationships
  • BSBWOR301A - Organise personal work priorities and developments
  • CPPSEC3001A - Maintain workplace safety in the security industry
  • CPPSEC3002A - Manage conflict through negotiation
  • CPPSEC3003A - Determine response to security risk situation
  • CPPSEC3005A - Prepare and present security documentation and reports
  • CPPSEC3006A - Coordinate a quality security service to clients
  • CPPSEC3007A - Maintain security of environment
  • CPPSEC2011B - Control access to and exit from premises
  • CPPSEC2012A - Monitor and control individual and crowd behaviour
  • CPPSEC3013A - Control persons using empty hand techniques
  • CPPSEC3017A - Plan and conduct evacuation from premises
  • CPPSEC3018A - Provide for the safety of person at risk
  • CPPSEC4006A - Assess risks
  • CPPSEC4007A - Assess threat
  • BSBSMB404 - Undertake small business planning

Training units accepted from 20 January 2020

Units for an employee and agent individual licenceAdditional training units for agent individual licence
  • CPPSEC3101 Manage conflict and security risks through negotiation
  • CPPSEC3102 Maintain operational safety and security of work environment
  • CPPSEC3103 Determine and implement response to security risk situation
  • CPPSEC3105 Coordinate provision of quality security services to clients
  • CPPSEC3106 Gather, organise and present security information and documentation
  • CPPSEC3108 Store, protect and dispose of security information
  • CPPSEC3121 Control persons using empty hand techniques
  • CPPSEC3122 Plan provision of close protection services
  • CPPSEC3123 Implement close protection services
  • CPPSEC3124 Prepare and present evidence in court
  • HLTAID006 Provide advanced first aid
  • HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
  • CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
  • BSBFLM312 Contribute to team effectiveness
  • CPPSEC4001 Manage work health and safety in the security work environment
  • CPPSEC4003 Assess and advise on client security needs
  • CPPSEC4004 Supervise security operations
  • CPPSEC4006 Conduct security risk assessment of client operations
  • CPPSEC4007 Identify security threats and assess impact on client operations
  • BSBLDR403 Lead team effectiveness
  • BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning

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Updated: 06 Jul 2020