Security guarding with firearm training and qualifications

To be allowed to perform this activity the person must

  • hold a full Security General Guarding licence and
  • hold the following qualifications and
  • provide a current Tasmanian H6 firearm licence

Training units accepted until 30 September 2020

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

There are no prerequisite training requirements

After a licence is issued, these units must be completed before re-applying for a licence

Applicants for an agent licence must complete these additional training units

  • You must hold a full (not provisional) security general guarding licence
  • 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
  • CPPSEC3008A - Control security risk situations using firearms
  • CPPSEC3009A - Prepare and present evidence in court
  • CPPSEC3013A - Control persons using empty hand techniques
  • CPPSEC3014A - Control person using baton
  • CPPSEC3015A - Restrain person using handcuffs
  • CPPSEC3017A - Plan and conduct evacuation from premises
  • HLTFA311A - Apply first aid
  • CPPSEC2027A - Load and unload cash in a secured environment
  • CPPSEC3050A - Load and unload cash-in-transit in an unsecured environment
  • CPPSEC3051A - Implement cash-in-transit security procedures
  • CPPSEC3052A - Inspect and test cash-in-transit security equipment
  • CPPSEC3048A - Maintain effective relationship with security clients
  • CPPSEC4001A - Manage a safe workplace in the security industry
  • CPPSEC4002A - Implement effective communication techniques
  • CPPSEC4003A - Advise on security needs
  • 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
  • BSBFLM303 Contribute to effective workplace relationships
  • BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and developments
  • 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
  • CPPSEC3114 Control security risk situations using firearms
  • CPPSEC3118 Inspect and test cash-in-transit security equipment
  • CPPSEC3119 Implement cash-in-transit security procedures
  • CPPSEC3120 Load and unload cash-in-transit in secured and unsecured environments
  • CPPSEC3121 Control persons using empty hand techniques
  • CPPSEC3124 Prepare and present evidence in court
  • CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
  • HLTAID003 Apply first aid

With either:

  • CPPSEC3115 Carry, operate and maintain revolvers for security purpose
    OR 
  • CPPSEC3116 Carry, operate and maintain semi-automatic pistols for security purpose
  • 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: 07 Apr 2020