How much does the Security Guard Course Cost?

The security guard course costs $900 for 10 days from Multisec Training involving face to face and online learning, weekend course additional cost.


The costs of the Security Guard Course is $900 and will take 10 days of face to face learning to complete, it also involves up to 63 hours of online learning.

Obtaining a security guard course does not automatically guarantee you a security license. It is still necessary to successfully complete the CPP20218 Certificate II in Security Operations, which encompasses various practical and classroom-based learning components and units of competence.

Other costs involved in obtaining your Licence

Upon successful completion of the course, you can then apply to the SLED for a Class 1A Security Licence, a further cost of $160 per year will be required or $640 for a 5 year licence. (2023 pricing)

Prior to commencing the Security Guard course, you will be required to obtain a HLTAID011-Provide First Aid Course, for Multisec Students enrolled in the Certificate II in Security Operations we offer a discounted course price for the First Aid Course of  $100.00. 

Demonstrating your competency in the training course

Paying for and participating in a security guard course is only one part of the process. To obtain a security license, you must demonstrate your competency by fulfilling the requirements of the CPP20218 Certificate II in Security Operations. This comprehensive certificate covers multiple areas of learning, including practical training and classroom instruction, and includes units of competence that assess your understanding and ability to perform security-related tasks.

Duties and roles of a Security Guard

The CPP20218 Certificate II in Security Operations covers various areas relevant to the security industry, such as access control, crowd control, conflict resolution, legal and ethical responsibilities, communication skills, and emergency response. By completing this certification, individuals acquire the essential skills and competencies needed to effectively carry out their duties as a bouncer while adhering to the regulations and standards set by NSW authorities.

Units of Competency for the Security Course

 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. 

Career Options for a security guard

Becoming a security guard is a fantastic career for people of all ages, with a large variety of jobs they can choose from, including Static Security Guard.

Security guard’s work is highly respected and important as they work with the police and with the client to reduce the risk of crime.

Although it is for all ages, security guards still need to be physically fit. This isn’t to say that security guards need to be Olympic athletes, but they do need to be able to walk and stand for extended periods of time and they need to possess good upper body strength. The reason for this is at times they need to be able to carry people who are injured or in harm’s way and can’t move themselves, or you may need to restrain a person who is intending to harm you or members of the public.

Female Security Guards have excellent skills

A female Security Guard can be a rewarding career choice, women have excellent conflict resolution skills which can aid in situations required for security resolutions. In Fact, many male security officers will say that some of the best security officers they have worked with are female. The reasons for this are many, but include what was just stated, i.e., that they have excellent skills in conflict and resolution management. Security Guards have the option to work full or part time with a variety of shift roles.

Lucrative Salary for a Security Officer

Investing in becoming a Security guard will provide a lucrative salary, the average security guard salary in Australia is $58,646 per year or $30.07 per hour. Entry-level positions start at $50,392 per year, while most experienced workers make up to $87,321 per year, easily recouping the outlay cost of a security guard course.

Take advantage of Multisec Training’s limited-time discount and begin your career as a Security Guard in 2023 at a reduced price: $900, down from $1100.

The CPP20218-Certificate II Security Operations has been nationally recognised and upon completion, successful candidates are qualified to obtain a Class 1A Security Licence in NSW.

Auburn Training Centre

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.

Multisec Training delivers low cost Security Guard training, located in Auburn Sydney. 

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