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How do I get a 1AC Security Licence?

To apply for a 1AC Security Licence in NSW, first you need to complete a security licence course, which you could do with Multisec Training in Auburn.


To apply for a 1AC Security Licence in NSW, to become a security guard, you must first complete a Certificate II in Security Operations.

You need to apply for the IAC security licence through the NSW Security Licence Enforcement Directorate.


To enroll into a security Licence course with Multisec Training, you first must be either an Australian or New Zealand Citizen or possess a visa that gives you unlimited work rights. Unfortunately, if you are on a Student Visa, you are not able to complete a security course with Multisec or any other security training organization in NSW.

If you are eligible to apply, then you can contact Multisec Training to book a time to enroll. You then attend our training rooms and fill out an enrolment form and complete a Literacy, Language and Numeracy test. A Literacy, Language and Numeracy test assesses basic language and writing skills that you must possess to successfully pass the CPP20218 Certificate II in Security Operations Course.

Pre Qualifications

You must also possess a HLTAID011 Provide First Aid certificate, which you are able undertake with Multisec Training. Once you successfully complete a Literacy, Language and Numeracy test you will be enrolled into a Security Licence Course.

The CPP20218 Certificate II in Security Operations course with Multisec Training starts every Monday morning and takes 10 days of face-to-face training to complete. You will also be required to complete a pre-course learning program that is self-paced but should take approximately 63 hours.

Completion of Course

At the completion of the Security Course with Multisec Training you apply for a 1AC Security Licence through the NSW Government portal. At the time you apply you should attach the certificate that Multisec Training awards you for passing the course, as will as 100 points of ID and your visa, if you have one. You also currently pay for the 1ac security licence.

Time Frame to Get 1AC Security Licence

You will then be asked to attend a police station to have your fingerprints taken and then attend a Service NSW outlet to have your photo taken. All this take approximately eight weeks.

Your 1ac security licence will be mailed out to the address you provided on your application to the NSW Government.

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