In Australia, the security industry is regulated by the Security Industry Act 1997, and security guards are required to have specific qualifications and licence to perform their duties.
As of 1 June 2023, various amendments to the NSW Police Class 1ACSecurity Licence have been mandated to meet Visa requirements.
Securing an unarmed security guard position in NSW can be a gratifying and rewarding vocation for those invested in safeguarding people and assets.
Effective June 1, 2023, NSW Police have recognized alterations that’ll affect new applicants & current security licensees, including master class licenses.
Ensure you’re well-prepared for a rewarding career as a security guard, prepare yourself for the CPP20218 Certificate II in Security Operations course.
To get a security licence in Sydney you must first complete a CPP20218-Certificate II Security Operations, pre-qualifications including being 18 years old, a fit and proper person to hold the class of licence, no criminal record.