NSW Security Licence Course

Multisec Training offers SLED approved training for NSW Security Licence Course.

To obtain a Security Licence in NSW you must first complete a CPP20218-Certificate II in Security Operations Training Course.

We keep our course for NSW Security Licence to a small, manageable numbers of  students.

Quality Course Trainers, dedicated and highly skilled.

This ensures our highly professional trainers, who have extensive histories in Australian Law Enforcement and Security Industries, provide you with the best security guard courses in the industry. All trainers delivering our NSW Security Licence Course to become a security guard, have been handpicked for their professionalism and dedication to delivering high-quality security guard training.

Contact US for More Course Information

Either email or call us to discuss your security guard courses. Your security guard course commences with an information session, followed by completing a pre-course assessment. This assessment has been mandated by the NSW Police Force and is required by all persons who wish to undertake NSW Security Licence course. This assessment is not designed to stop you from entering any of our security guard courses. It merely assesses how much assistance you will need during the course or needs to undertake further development before commencing the course.

Stimulating Online Learning, Security Course

Once you contact us, we will step you through our highly interactive and stimulating online learning environment which you will find enjoyable and highly informative.

Face to Face Training Options

On completion of online training, you will be eligible to commence your security guard course face-to-face classes. The face-to-face part of our security guard course is scheduled over 10 days. Most of our security guard courses run from Monday to Friday. However we do run occasional weekend courses.

Approved SLED Course for NSW Security Licence

Multisec Training is a registered training organisation offering, RTO 45548, the CPP20218-Certificate II in Security Operations course is approved by SLED for the NSW Security Licence Course.

The NSW Security Licence Course Online Component

Your online learning must be completed by all students who undertake a security training course in NSW. Your course must only be offered by a training company that has been approved by NSW Police to run and offer security guard courses. Your online learning will arm you with the knowledge required to complete your security guard course.

Call or Email Us for any Course Questions

We encourage you to call or email us to discuss what happens when you complete one of our security guard courses.

Course Outcome to obtain your NSW Security Licence

You will be excited to know that you can apply for an NSW Security Licence once you have completed one of our security guard courses. With the NSW Security Licence, you are entitled to perform security guard work in NSW. After you complete one of our security guard courses and receiving your NSW Security Licence, the types of work you could do include static guarding at shopping centres or work sites, crowd control at venues of hotels, or concierge work at office buildings. Of course, you could perform many other types of work as a security guard after completing one of our security guard courses.

Applying for the NSW Security Licence

Combined with outstanding support both during and after your course, you will be supported to gain the knowledge and qualifications to apply for a Class 1A security licence, to become a security guard.

Monday – Friday

10 day course

Obtain the skills and knowledge required to become a Security Guard with the  CPP20218- Certificate II Security Operations, Security Guard Course.

Was $1,100 Now $900

Weekend Course

5 Weekends

Career Change on a Weekend. Study to become a Security Office with a  CPP20218 – Certificate II Security Operations Course.



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Frequently Asked Questions

NSW Security Licence Course

Certain Pre-Qualifications are required to be able to obtain a NSW Security Licence

The qualifications to obtain a NSW Security Licence and start a career as Security Guard are the same for males and females.

  • You must be at least 18 years of age to apply for a Sydney, NSW Security Licence, Unarmed Guard, Class 1A. 
  • No Criminal History, a background checks will be conducted by NSW Police when you apply for your Security Licence on competition of the courseCPP20218-Certificate II Security Operations
  • You must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or have a visa that allows you unlimited work rights in Australia. It is important to understand that if you have a student visa, you are not permitted to enrol in a security course.
  • 100 Points of Identification, requirements of the NSW Police Security Industry Enforcement Directorate
  • Pre-Course learning, LNN, language, literacy and numeracy skills. It is a test to evaluate people ability to understand and interpret daily situations, including work-related tasks. It believes that different training processes and live experiences significantly impact on an individual ability to read, write, speak and make calculations for everyday life. 

In order to become a security guard, you must first obtain a NSW security license. You will have to have successfully completed an accredited course such as the Certificate II in Security Operations

If you meet these pre-qualification criteria and are looking for a career change to become a Security Guard, then all you need to do is call Multisec Training on 1300 891 503to find out how to enrol and next available security licence course dates

Standards of a Security Guard to hold a NSW Security Licence

The candidate sought to hold a Security Licence in NSW must operate as a Security Guard in NSW and be employed by a master licensee, or hold a master licence of their own.

You must also apply to the Security Licence Enforcement Directorate (SLED) for a licence. At the time of applying, you must provide SLED with 100 points of ID, your current first aid certificate and a CPP20218 Certificate II in Security Operations.

Pre Learning Requirements for your, NSW Security Licence Course

Once you decide to enrol into a NSW Security Licence course, you will be required to undertake a number of LLN tests.

This Pre-Course learning, LNN, language, literacy and numeracy skills. It is a test to evaluate people’s ability to understand and interpret daily situations, including work-related tasks. It believes that different training processes and live experiences significantly impact an individual’s ability to read, write, speak and make calculations for everyday life. The test involves exercises and quizzes prior to commencing your face to face security training classes.

The pre-learning can at times make the length of the security license course go for up to five weeks. However, you are in control of this and could, provided you reduce the length of time you take to do the pre-learning, which of course if self-paced, to as little as 3 weeks. This includes a week of pre-learning and 2 weeks face to face.

10 Days Face to Face learning is required to complete the Certificate 11 in Security Operations.

The security licence course is a short training course to change your Career to become a Security Guard in NSW

Multisec Training was the first provider in NSW to offer a Security Licence Enforcement Directorate approved Security Licence Course that went for two weeks.

All other providers at that time were only offering a three-week course. A number of providers have now followed suit, seeing the benefit to industry and to the students in a shorter, more targeted and relevant security licence course.

As previously stated, the length of Multisec Training’s security course is ten days face to face learning, as well as a number of days pre-learning.

Multisec Training has a number of very experienced trainers who come from various areas of the NSW Security and Law Enforcement industries.

Only SLED Security Training Providers can conduct the Security Guard Courses

Multisec Training is an Registered training organisation RTO 45548 and approved provider by the SLED, Multisec Training has been operating in the security sector for a number of years and provides Premium security training in Sydney.

This is to say, a training company that is approved to deliver the security licence course in NSW. A list of training providers can be located on the Security Licensing Enforcement Directorate website.

To obtain a security licence in NSW, you must first complete a CPP20218 Certificate II Security Operations, then you can apply to one of the NSW based approved training providers.

NSW Security Licence Course- Units of Competency

The length of the course with Multisec Training is 10 days face to face. If the pre-learning is taken into consideration, the length of the course could be as long as 5 weeks. However, you are able to reduce the actual length of the course if you are able to do your pre-learning quicker. Within the security license course , 13 units of competency need to be completed, to qualify for the security licence certificate.  These units are:

  • CPPSEC2101 Apply effective communication skills to maintain security.
  • CPPSEC2102 Apply legal and procedural requirements to work effectively within a security team.
  • CPPSEC2103 Apply WHS, emergency response and evacuation procedures to maintain security.
  • CPPSEC2104 Apply risk assessment to select and carry out response to security risk situations.
  • CPPSEC2105 Provide quality services to a range of security clients.
  • CPPSEC2106 Protect self and others using basic defensive techniques.
  • CPPSEC2107 Patrol premises to monitor property and maintain security.
  • CPPSEC2108 Screen people, personal effects, and items to maintain security.
  • CPPSEC2109 Monitor and control access and exit of persons and vehicles from premises.
  • CPPSEC2110 Monitor and control individual and crowd behaviour to maintain security.
  • CPPSEC2111 Apply security procedures to manage intoxicated persons.
  • CPPSEC2112 Apply security procedures to remove persons from premises.
  • CPPSEC2113 Escort and protect persons and valuables.
How much does a NSW Security Licence Cost from NSW Police?

When you apply for a security licence through NSW Police, or renew your existing licence, you can choose to have a one year or a five year licence.

Application and renewal fees. (price bases 2022)
Application Type1 Yr5 Yr
New application$160$640
On-time renewal$140$560
You can only apply for a security licence once you have completed the CPP20218-Certificate II Security Operations Course.
How much does it cost to do the NSW Security Licence Course

The CPP20218 Certificate II Security Operations- NSW Security Guard Licence Course completed a Multisec Training, course costings below.

Once completed and you apply for your Sydney, NSW Security Licence Class 1A Licence, these is another fee from NSW Police to obtain the actual licence.

Completed at Multisec Training in Auburn.

  • $1100.00  Currently $900  Weekday Course   (Currently on Sale until End of January)
  • $1400.00 Weekend Course
Multisec Training Location in Sydney for Security Licence Course

Multisec Training delivers the security licence course in Auburn Sydney, at  15 / 191 Parramatta Road, AUBURN NSW 2144 with free onsite parking for our students.

NSW Security Licence

Security Guard Course Dates

Course Start DateCourse End DateCostReady to go?Learn more?
10 Day Course - 8.00am to 5.00pm23/01/202303/02/2023$900.00
10 Day Course - 8.00am to 5.00pm06/02/202317/02/2023$900.00
10 Day Course - 8.00am to 5.00pm20/02/202303/03/2023$900.00
10 Day Course - 8.00am to 5.00pm06/03/202317/03/2023$900.00
10 Day Course - 8.00am to 5.00pm20/03/202331/03/2023$900.00

Testimonials from Students, NSW Security Licence Course

336 reviews on
ahtisham malik
ahtisham malik
19. January, 2023.
I just finished my training and highly recommended it. Specially thanks to sir Greg
showrav hossain
showrav hossain
19. January, 2023.
Greg is the most nice person as a teacher we have seen so far in my life.. he makes our course so easy i highly recommend this place for everyone to come and check
Anusha Dotel
Anusha Dotel
19. January, 2023.
It was a great learning experience with Greg and multisec team mates. I highly recommend everyone to join multisec as i am fully satisfied with the practical assessments and theoretical assessments done over here. Friendly teachers and great learning environment.
Reichmann Fretton
Reichmann Fretton
19. January, 2023.
Good place to learn and expand your knowledge, Gregory and the team know their stuff
Mohammed sarfaraz hussain
Mohammed sarfaraz hussain
19. January, 2023.
Excellent training centre I would recommend people whoever thinking to do course 👍
Asim Uddin
Asim Uddin
19. January, 2023.
Experience Trainer capable of making every student understand the responsibility of Security role. Recommended to get trained under him.It is an ADVICE not a Suggestion
Naqeebullah Sadat
Naqeebullah Sadat
19. January, 2023.
I have found this Multisec Training course very beneficial and helpful to me. The lessons and especially the practical ones are very good. I become so motivated and reached my goals. I am recommending this Multisec Training course to everyone especially to those ones who really wants to learn and achieve their goals in security Training. The teachers are professional, awesome, very friendly and helpful.
Ahsam Afari
Ahsam Afari
19. January, 2023.
Very good and understandable trainer and will make sure you are learning everything
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