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Can students get a Security Licence in NSW?

Students completing the CPP20218-Certificate II Security Operations can apply to SLED for a 1AC security licence in NSW, enrol now with Multisec Training Auburn.


In order for students to get a security licence they must first complete a  certificate CPP20218-Certificate II Security Operations, they can then apply to SLED for a 1AC security licence in NSW.

Student applicants must meet a range of criteria in order to be considered for a security licence, including age (18+), a lack of criminal convictions, citizen or visa status, and possession of a valid driver’s license or photo card from NSW Roads and Maritime Services. You must hold Australian or New Zealand Citizenship or possess a Visa with unrestricted employment rights; student Visas cannot be used to obtain a security licence.

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 the course cost is discounted to  $100.00.

Pre Learning Requirements

Once you decide to enroll into a security licence course in Sydney, you will be required to undertake a number of pre-learning exercises and quizzes prior to commencing your face to face classes.

Short Training Course

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.

Course Length

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.

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

Security Licence Course includes 10 Days Face to Face Learning

The course learning involves hands on practical training in a fun supportive environment.

With Multisec Training, the security guard course costs $1100 and will take 10 days face to face learning to complete. It also involves up to 63 hours of online learning.

Security Course Costing $1,100 for 10 Days Weekday Course

Paying $1,100 for the security guard course will not guarantee you a security licence, you will still be required to successfully complete the CPP20218-Certificate II in Security Operations course with Multisec Security. Upon successful completion of the course, you can then apply to the SLED for a Class 1AC Security Licence, a further cost of $200 per year will be required or $640 for a 5 year licence.

Our Auburn Training Centre Location

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.

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