Units required for Security Licences in the ACT
General Patrol Guard /
Crowd Controller / Body Guard

7 Core Units from the Certificate II in Security Operations Select()
CPPSEC2001A Communicate effectively in the security industry
CPPSEC2002A Follow workplace safety procedures in the security Industry
CPPSEC2003B Work effectively in the security industry
CPPSEC2004B Respond to security risk situation
CPPSEC2005A Work as part of a security team
CPPSEC2006B Provide security services to clients
HLTAID003 or
Provide first aid / Apply first aid
(includes a practical assessment)
Learners who have this certificate will be granted the unit via the RPL process as a Credit Transfer.

The issue of a 1A security licence for a General Patrol guard in the ACT, requires the completion of the seven (7) core units and any five (5) electives from the Certificate II in security operations.

We have chosen five (5) specific elective units, so you will be able to apply for the following FOUR security licences in the ACT: Patrol Guard licence / Bodyguard licence / Crowd Controller licence and Monitoring Centre Operator licence

By completing the 12 units listed, participants are able to apply for a 1A, 1B and/or 1C security licence in the ACT.

For a 1C licence: to act as a Crowd Controller, three (3) specific units MUST be included in the choice of units for your Certificate II in security operations.

For a 1B licence: to act as a Bodyguard, two (2) specific units MUST be included in the choice of units for your Certificate II in security operations.

Choose 5 Elective Units to gain the 3 security licences mentioned Security Licences
CPPSEC2010A Protect safety of persons Bodyguard
CPPSEC2017A Protect self & others using basic defensive techniques
(practical assessment)
CPPSEC2011B Control access to and exit from premises


Crowd control

CPPSEC2012A Monitor and control Individual and crowd behaviour Crowd control
If you don’t want to apply for the Crowd Controller, Bodyguard or Monitoring Centre licences above, then instead of studying the 5 units above you can choose any 5 of the units below: Select()
CPPSEC3002A Manage conflict through negotiation
CPPSEC2014A Operate basic security equipment
(includes practical assessment)
CPPSEC2015A Patrol Premises
TLIE2007A Use communication systems
CPPSEC2009A Give Evidence in Court
CPPSEC2010A Protect Safety of persons
CPPSEC3013A Control persons using empty hand techniques

Contact HR training to discuss the security licence you would like to obtain
and any special needs you may have for your training.
We are flexible in our training delivery and you may apply for:

• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Contact Us to discuss your training needs