Gain the qualifications necessary for a job in the security industry with Multisec Training’s security guard course.
Taught by instructors with decades of experience in law enforcement and the security industry.
Recognised as one of the highest quality training course in Sydney, this program provides participants with a fast route to success in just 10 days.
Nationally recognised Certificate II in Security Operations (CPP20218) course gives you the skills, knowledge and qualifications you need to apply for a Class 1AC security licence and become a security officer capable of protecting yourself and those around you.
For those with no background in security, our helpful staff can provide comprehensive assistance to ensure qualification.
If you have a military, law enforcement or security background, we also offer an assessment only pathway to your qualification in recognition of your experience.
The First Aid course is to be completed prior to starting the Certificate II Security Operations course.
CPP20218: Certificate II in Security Operations
Completed prior to course commencement
10 days of face-to-face instruction
$900 (weekday course), $1,200 (weekend course)
The CPP20218 Certificate II in Security Operations consists of a set of core units and elective units that cover various aspects of security operations. The specific units may vary depending on the training provider, but common units may include:
The NSW Security Licence Training Course covers the requirements of Nationally recognised qualification CPP20218 Certificate II in security operations.
Multisec Training provides outstanding support both during and after your security guard training course, you will be supported to gain the knowledge and qualifications required to apply for a Class 1A security licence, unarmed security guard.
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Providing personal support from start to finish, we’ll find every student who gains a security licence a role either at our own Multisec Security or via our partnerships with leading NSW security firms.
While many courses take 15 days, we were the first to streamline a course that lets you apply for your security licence after 10 days. The course is fully approved by the NSW Police Force’s SLED.
We tick all the boxes: A fully licensed and insured SLED-approved (No. 20/054) registered training organisation (RTO# 45548 M/L 000104107).
The owners have been involved in the Australian law enforcement and security industry for over 40 years, attracting the leading trainers.
If studying is not your strength, don’t worry. We offer one-on-one help with the course content and workload. We also support you with all the documentation to apply for your security licence.
We’re ready when you are, with new courses starting regularly. As a Multisec student, you also have
after-hours access to our SLED-approved trainers 7
days a week.
Learn in ease and comfort with online assessment, digital screens, wi-fi, modern training classrooms, experience trainers and plenty of free onsite and street parking.
We now offer a security guard training course that runs over 5 weekends. So you have even more flexibility if you need to work around your job or personal schedule.
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.
These is another fee from NSW Police to obtain the actual licence.
Sydney Training Centre in Auburn.
Our streamlined 10-day course was the first of its kind and has been approved by the NSW Police Force’s SLED, significantly faster than the regular 15-day course.
Although there are no specific entry requirements to become a security guard, a good level of education is an advantage.
Prerequisites Check Your Illegibility
Before you start searching for jobs as a security guard, it is important to check your eligibility. If you have any criminal convictions, you will not be granted a NSW Security Licence.
Also, the NSW Police Force and most employers will carry out background checks and although not all criminal charges will rule you out of all security guard jobs, there are certain offenses that will prohibit you from getting your security licence.
If you have a criminal conviction and are not sure if you still qualify for a security licence, call Multisec Training on 1300 891 503 to discuss.
Visa Requirements to be a Security Guard
You must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent Australian resident to become a Security Guard in NSW. The visa you require must be unlimited to work in Australia, it cannot be a student or working holiday visa. Or you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent Australian resident to become a Security Guard in NSW.
You will also need a copy of a current First Aid Certificate that a Nationally Recognised Training Provider has issued. The copy of your First Aid Certificate must also be certified by a justice of the peace.
As a Security Officer you will be responsible for completing the following duties
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
For additional details regarding Security Guard training, please view our FAQ page.
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